Category Archives: Metabolic Syndrome

Magnesium status and the metabolic syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis






Nutrition. 2016 Apr;32(4):409-17. doi: 10.1016/j.nut.2015.09.014. Epub 2015 Oct 23. Magnesium status and the metabolic syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Sarrafzadegan N1, Khosravi-Boroujeni H2, Lotfizadeh M3, Pourmogaddas A4, Salehi-Abargouei A5. Author information 1Isfahan Cardiovascular Research Center, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Isfahan … Continue reading






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High fructose and health of offspring






ATLANTA (Feb. 4, 2016)-In a study presented on Feb. 5 at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s annual meeting, The Pregnancy Meeting, in Atlanta, researchers presented findings on the effects of antenatal exposure to a high fructose diet on the offspring’s … Continue reading






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One junk food snack triggers signals of metabolic disease: FASEB journal






We hate to ruin Thanksgiving, but a new report appearing in the Nov. 2015 issue of The FASEB Journal suggests that for some people, overindulgence at the dinner table or at snack time is enough to trigger signs of metabolic … Continue reading






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Plant fiber may fuel obesity, diabetes, metabolic syndrome: Penn State researcher






An excess of bacteria in the gut can change the way the liver processes fat and could lead to the development of metabolic syndrome, according to health researchers. Metabolic syndrome is a group of conditions including obesity, type 2 diabetes, … Continue reading






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Iranian study: national lifestyle modification policies must be developed






J Res Health Sci. 2014 Autumn;14(4):303-7. Modifiable lifestyle risk factors and metabolic syndrome: opportunities for a web-based preventive program. Jahangiry L1, Shojaeizadeh D2, Montazeri A3, Najafi M4, Mohammad K5, Abbasalizad Farhangi M6. Author information 1Department of Health Education and Health … Continue reading






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Elevated blood-sugar levels in pregnancy tied to baby’s heart-defect risk






Pregnant women with elevated blood-sugar levels are more likely to have babies with congenital heart defects, even if their blood sugar is below the cutoff for diabetes, according to a new study from the Stanford University School of Medicine and … Continue reading






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Dairy inversely associated with metabolic syndrome






Diabet Med. 2015 Oct 3. doi: 10.1111/dme.12970. [Epub ahead of print] Dairy consumption and risk of metabolic syndrome: a meta-analysis. Kim Y1, Je Y1. Author information 1Department of Food and Nutrition, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea. Abstract AIMS: To … Continue reading






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Effect of laser acupuncture combined with a diet-exercise intervention on metabolic syndrome in post-menopausal women






J Adv Ress. 2015 Sep;6(5):757-63. doi: 10.1016/j.jare.2014.08.002. Epub 2014 Aug 19. Effect of laser acupuncture combined with a diet-exercise intervention on metabolic syndrome in post-menopausal women. El-Mekawy HS1, ElDeeb AM1, Ghareib HO2. Author information 1Department of Physical Therapy for Women’s … Continue reading






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Staggering metabolic syndrome numbers in US






Newswise — Nearly 35 percent of all U.S. adults and 50 percent of those 60 years of age or older were estimated to have the metabolic syndrome in 2011-2012, according to a study in the May 19 issue of JAMA. … Continue reading






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Improved diabetes-related health outcomes linked to magnesium intake: industry-funded study






Northridge, CA (March 30, 2015) - A recent analysis published in the Journal of Human Nutrition & Food Science reveals a beneficial relationship between dietary magnesium intake and diabetes-related outcomes including decreased risk for metabolic syndrome, obesity or overweight, elevated … Continue reading






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Food Additives Alter Gut Microbes, Cause Diseases in Mice: NIH






The digestive tract is home to 100 trillion bacteria. Collectively known as the gut microbiota, these bacteria help with metabolism and maintaining a healthy immune system. Changes in this microbial community can cause chronic diseases. A thick layer of mucus … Continue reading






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Nutrition Targeting by Food Timing






Nutrition Targeting by Food Timing: Time-Related Dietary Approaches to Combat Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome 1,2,3,4; Sigal Sofer5,6; Aliza H Stark5; and Zecharia Madar5,*; doi: 10.3945/​an.114.007518 Adv Nutr March 2015 Adv Nutr vol. 6: 214-223, 2015 Author Affiliations: 5Robert H Smith … Continue reading






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How changes in body weight affect the human metabolism






Until now there have been few molecular epidemiological studies regarding the effects of weight changes on metabolism in the general population. In a recent study conducted and funded within the framework of the Competence Network Obesity, researchers at the Institute … Continue reading






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Metabolic syndrome can be prevented by healthy gut microbiota






Newswise — ATLANTA—Promoting healthy gut microbiota, the bacteria that live in the intestine, can help treat or prevent metabolic syndrome, a combination of risk factors that increases a person’s risk for heart disease, diabetes and stroke, according to researchers at … Continue reading






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Partly replacing meat products with soy products could help prevent metabolic syndrome






Partly Replacing Meat Protein with Soy Protein Alters Insulin Resistance and Blood Lipids in Postmenopausal Women with Abdominal Obesity 1,2 First published July 9, 2014, doi: 10.3945/​jn.114.193706 J. Nutr. September 1, 2014 vol. 144 no. 9 1423-1429 Monique van Nielen, … Continue reading






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Early Antibiotic Exposure Leads to Lifelong Metabolic Disturbances in Mice






Newswise — NEW YORK, August 14, 2014 — A new study published today in Cell suggests that antibiotic exposure during a critical window of early development disrupts the bacterial landscape of the gut, home to trillions of diverse microbes, and … Continue reading






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Instant noodles drive metabolic syndrome






Instant Noodle Intake and Dietary Patterns Are Associated with Distinct Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Korea1,2,3,4 First published June 25, 2014, doi: 10.3945/​jn.113.188441 J. Nutr. June 25, 2014 jn.113.188441 Hyun Joon Shin5,10, Eunyoung Cho8,13, Hae-Jeung Lee11, Teresa T. Fung5,12, Eric Rimm5,6,8, … Continue reading






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Metabolic syndrome may be effectively treated with this drug






(SALT LAKE CITY)—University of Utah researchers have discovered that an enzyme involved in intracellular signaling plays a crucial role in developing metabolic syndrome, a finding that has a U of U spinoff company developing a drug to potentially treat the … Continue reading






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Chronic stress heightens diet-related metabolic risk






New research out of UC San Francisco is the first to demonstrate that highly stressed people who eat a lot of high-fat, high-sugar food are more prone to health risks than low-stress people who eat the same amount of unhealthy … Continue reading






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Metabolic syndrome has no explicit effect on bone fractures: BMC Endocrine Disorders






Association between metabolic syndrome and bone fractures: a meta-analysis of observational studies Kan Sun, Jianmin Liu, Nan Lu, Hanxiao Sun and Guang Ning BMC Endocrine Disorders 2014, 14:13 doi:10.1186/1472-6823-14-13 Published: 9 February 2014 Abstract (provisional) Background Emerging epidemiological evidence suggest … Continue reading






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Poor breakfast in youth linked to metabolic syndrome in adulthood






1256 breakfast cookbooks, ranked in order of user reviews It is often said that breakfast is important for our health and a study conducted by Umeå University, published in Public Health Nutrition supports this claim. The study revealed that adolescents … Continue reading






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