Tag Archives: metabolic syndrome

Runaway metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is like diabetes for beginners and nearly half of adults over 60 now have it. Metabolic syndrome begins with a hefty layer of belly fat and some moobs (if you’re a guy). Then the blood sugar rises, triglycerides … Continue reading

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A fat risk for metabolic syndrome

The sad fact is that over 69% of Americans over 20 are either overweight or obese and a full 34% of US adults now suffer from metabolic syndrome. Metabolic Syndrome is a state of chronic low grade inflammation that results … Continue reading

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Diet drinks are killing people

Postmenopausal women who slurp down two 12oz diet drinks a day are 30% more likely to have a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular problems compared to women who don’t do the diet drinks. The diet drinkers are also 50% … Continue reading

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Lower your triglycerides

Did you know changing your meal times can have a significant effect on the triglyceride levels in your liver?  Metabolic and biological processes follow timetables and slow down and speed up at certain times of the day. Disruptions in these … Continue reading

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Poor breakfast – poor health

A new university study shows that teens that ate poor breakfasts also had a higher incidence of metabolic syndrome 27 years later when compared to teens who ate substantial breakfasts. Metabolic syndrome is a list of factors that linked to … Continue reading

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Liposuction is the easy way?

Liposuction sucks. The main thing most people lose with lipo is the cash in their wallets. Siphon off the fat and get fat again… A recent study found that women who had liposuction had the fat return in six months … Continue reading

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Unsafe levels of sugar

Scientists studied what happened to mice on a human equivalent of sugar in a healthy diet plus the equivalent of three cans of soda pop daily. Well… females died at double the normal rates. Males were less likely to defend … Continue reading

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Breakfast to die for

Skip breakfast, snack late –die early! A rather large study on men who skip breakfast found a 27% higher risk of heart attack or death from coronary heart disease than breakfast eaters. Bad enough? How about men who eat midnight … Continue reading

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Preventing metabolic syndrome with simple changes

Take the stairs, park farther away, take a brisk walk around the block, walk around while talking on the phone, rake leaves, bend over to pull weeds – these lifestyle strategies are often as effective as regular trips to the … Continue reading

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High fructose corn syrup blues

High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) doesn’t exist in nature. It is a manufactured product created by using enzymes and in some processes, MERCURY to increase the fructose content of corn syrup to about 90%. HFCS generates Advanced Glyction Endproducts reaction … Continue reading

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