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Mediterranean diet can reverse metabolic disorder, lower risk of diabetes, obesity, heart disease

11/11/2014 - The Mediterranean diet doesn't just protect against heart disease: It may actually reverse metabolic syndrome, a cluster of symptoms linked to heart disease and diabetes. The findings came from a study conducted by researchers from the Universitat Rovira i Virgili and the Hospital Universitari de...

Tree nuts beneficial in fighting metabolic syndrome risks according to new study

8/12/2014 - A recent study has found that eating tree nuts such as Brazil nuts, walnuts and pecans can help lower the risk of heart disease as well as stroke and diabetes. (1) In randomized, controlled studies, such nuts were deemed to decrease blood sugars and blood fats, metabolic syndrome risk factors for the...

Childhood vaccines can cause diabetes and metabolic syndrome, research confirms

10/13/2013 - Comprehensive research compiled by expert immunologist Dr. J. "Bart" Classen has uncovered the disturbing fact that childhood vaccines are a common cause of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes, as well as the barrage of chronic illness symptoms typically associated with metabolic syndrome. Because they...

Multiple weight loss episodes associated with metabolic syndrome and diabetes: Here are five solutions to yo-yo dieting

7/31/2013 - Looking for another reason to lose weight and keep it off for good? Here you go! People who repeatedly lose weight and gain it back may be at higher risk for metabolic syndrome and diabetes according to the Oslo Study. The weight loss roller coaster is more than emotionally frustrating. It appears...

Low vitamin D levels increases your diabetes risk: Research

7/3/2013 - Low levels of vitamin D increase your risk for developing diabetes and related medical conditions such as heart disease, research has shown. Two studies into the link between vitamin D and diabetes were presented at the 2010 meeting of the Endocrine Society. In the first, researchers from Johns Hopkins...

Grapes help protect against metabolic syndrome related organ damage and diabetes progression

5/15/2013 - Metabolic syndrome refers to a related group of conditions including increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levels that dramatically increase the risk of developing heart disease, stroke and diabetes, among a host of other serious chronic...

Obesity and lack of sleep boost risk for insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome and diabetes

11/5/2012 - There should be no doubt that the skyrocketing rates of overweight and obesity that have become so prevalent over the past half century are damaging the health and lives of millions around the western world. Excess weight typically raises blood pressure leading to cardiovascular disease and death, and...

Eating grapes significantly improves heart health in men with metabolic syndrome

8/18/2012 - In past research studies, scientists have vindicated the health promoting benefits of eating grapes to lower the risk of chronic diseases ranging from cancer to dementia and diabetes. Grapes of all varieties contain potent natural compounds known as polyphenols that provide critical antioxidant and...

Raw nuts lower elevated blood sugar levels and high blood pressure to fight metabolic syndrome

11/8/2011 - Metabolic syndrome is a well studied and documented group of biomarkers and physical observations that are known to preclude many chronic and potentially life-threatening diseases, including cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Researchers reporting in the Journal of Proteome Research have uncovered...

Lack of vitamins C and E linked to metabolic syndrome

2/2/2011 - What do millions of Americans who have plenty to eat have in common with poverty level Ecuadorians consuming a limited diet? A lot, when it comes to poor health. A new epidemiological study has revealed that low-income, older residents of Ecuador have high rates of metabolic syndrome -- a cluster of...

High levels of vitamins C and E help prevent metabolic syndrome

1/7/2011 - The precursors to cardiovascular disease and diabetes include a range of markers collectively known as metabolic syndrome. And researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (HNRCA) at Tufts University have found that maintaining high levels of both...

Common sleep complaints predict metabolic syndrome

12/19/2010 - Recent studies indicate there is a relationship between certain sleep problems and the development of metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is a medical diagnosis that refers to the presence of at least three of the five primary risk factors that are associated with diabetes, heart disease and stroke....

Longer duration of breastfeeding reduces risk of metabolic syndrome for the mom

4/24/2010 - Women who breastfeed their children longer are significantly less likely to develop the cluster of heart disease and diabetes risk factors known as metabolic syndrome, according to a study conducted by researchers from Kaiser Permanente Northern California and published in the journal Diabetes. "The...

Grapefruit Extract May Prevent Metabolic Syndrome

11/13/2009 - A chemical naturally found in grapefruit may help prevent the physiological changes that produce the condition known as metabolic syndrome, a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease and Type 2 diabetes, a new study has found. Metabolic syndrome refers to a cluster of symptoms including high...

Naturally Preventable Metabolic Syndrome May Cause Breast Cancer

8/1/2009 - Discovering that physiological changes found in about 47 million Americans could be causing breast cancer may not sound like good news, but it is. Here's why: new research just published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, concludes...

Eat Like the Mediterraneans and Lower Risk of Metabolic Syndrome and Cognitive Impairment

3/8/2009 - The good news about the Mediterranean diet just keeps coming. New studies have shown that eating like the Mediterraneans lowers the risk of having metabolic syndrome and stroke. It also lowers the chances for mild cognitive impairment, and the risk of progression from mild cognitive impairment to Alzheimer's...

Type 2 Diabetes Linked to Diet Soda

2/16/2009 - A new study published in January 16, 2009 edition of Diabetes Care indicates that daily consumption of diet soda plays a key role in the development of metabolic syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes. Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of findings known to increase the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease...

Exploring Metabolic Syndrome X

1/11/2009 - Metabolic Syndrome X may be one of the most common and overlooked diseases to strike Americans. No, this is not a deadly new strain of virus or even cancer. Metabolic Syndrome X is a disease that is caused by the human body's inability to utilize foods that are consumed. Recent projections are that...

Itís Nuts: Adding Nuts to Mediterranean Diet Zaps Metabolic Problems

12/16/2008 - Adding a daily serving of mixed nuts to the traditional Mediterranean diet (which consists of whole grain cereals, vegetables, fruits and olive oil, a moderate intake of fish and alcohol and a low intake of dairy, meats and sweets) is a delicious, natural and effective way to treat metabolic syndrome...

Yoga Found to Reverse Metabolic Syndrome, Ease Blood Pressure

7/30/2008 - Yoga can improve blood pressure and other symptoms associated with the condition known as metabolic syndrome, according to a pair of new studies. Metabolic syndrome refers to a cluster of symptoms that are associated with an increased risk of heart disease and diabetes. The symptoms of metabolic...

ProAlgaZyme Supplement Found to Reduce Body Weight, Blood Glucose Levels in Clinical Trial

4/8/2008 - A proprietary supplement derived from freshwater algae may help stave off metabolic syndrome, a cluster of symptoms linked to cardiovascular disease and diabetes, according to a study published in the journal Lipids in Health and Disease. The symptoms of metabolic syndrome include central obesity,...

Heavy kids show signs of metabolic syndrome (press release)

8/4/2006 - Overweight children and adolescents often show signs of the metabolic syndrome -- a cluster of risk factors that raise the risk of heart disease and diabetes. These include, in addition to excess body weight, high blood pressure, high blood sugar and high cholesterol levels. The good news is that...

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