MediNewsDigest: An apple a day……
Too bad there is no abstract on this paper from the Journal of the American Dietetic Association
But what isthe metabolic syndrome? It seems a rather vague syndrome. A good, if technical defition article was published in the circulation journal
In a nutshell, quoting Wikipedia and the International Diabetes Federation, the syndrome manifest itself with:
- Raised triglycerides
- Reduced HDL cholesterol abnormality
- Raised blood pressure
- Raised fasting plasma glucose
It is bad becuse it puts people at higher risl og heart problems and diabetes.
But, here comes your “apple a day”, to the rescue.