Also known as syndrome x, metabolic syndrome is a term used for a few conditions simultaneously occurring, which increase the risk of hear disease, strokes and diabetes. South Africa has a high risk of fatalities linked to strokes and heart disease (WHO organisation reports)
The conditions associated with metabolic syndrome are:
A group of indicators are used to measure metabolic syndrome. 3 of the 5 indicators indicate metabolic syndrome. Any medication/ drugs targeting one of these marks this as a positive even if the value measures below the cut-off.
Metabolic syndrome is chronic condition and each aspect needs to be treated. It is not a curable "disease" but a condition that requires life-style changes and constant observance.
How do I do this practically?
Easy to say, but his might be difficult to do!!!
Eating better means making sure you have a diet with a good vegetable: protein : starch balance, where processed food is taken out. There is no such thing as one diet fits all, but if God made it, it is healthier to eat it.
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