Researchers in Israel reported that participants in a dieting study who showed greater Body Mass Index (BMI) decreases had higher potassium intakes than those with modest BMI decreases.
Having a sweet tooth or being a ‘supertaster’ for bitter flavors may put people at reduced risk of developing metabolic syndrome, but being both may not be so good, suggests a new study from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with implications...
More fibre, not less sat fat, may be key for metabolic syndrome: Study
A diet high in fibre – but not necessarily one low in saturated fat or cholesterol – is associated with lower risks of heart disease and type-2 diabetes in teenagers, according to new findings.
Sugar-sweetened drink’s diabetes link ‘clear and consistent’: Meta-analysis
Regular consumption of soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages is associated with a clear and consistently greater risk of metabolic syndrome and type-2 diabetes, according to a meta-analysis of 11 published studies.
Processed red meat linked to metabolic syndrome: Study
Consumption of high levels of processed red meat is associated with higher risks of developing metabolic syndrome, according to new research.
Overall dietary pattern significant for metabolic syndrome: Study
People with metabolic syndrome are nearly twice as likely to reverse the condition if they adhere to a healthy diet, according to a study published in Diabetes Care.
Typical high-carbohydrate, low-fat breakfasts, such as cereal or toast, may not be as healthy as previously thought, if results from a new mouse study are shown to apply to humans, researchers say.
Fructose sweeteners may promote Syndrome X
‘Moderate’ consumption of fructose-containing sweeteners may produce ‘modest but significant changes’ that may contribute to the development of metabolic syndrome, says a new rat study.
Apple pectin may protect against metabolic syndrome
A highly methoxylated apple pectin (HMAP) may counter changes in
metabolism and cardiovascular health associated with the metabolic
syndrome, according to a study from Spain.
Researchers to identify obesity botanical extracts
Two research groups have joined forces to identify natural
compounds that could hold potential in the prevention of metabolic
disease and obesity.
Phospha E receives GRAS for use in foods
Australian firm Phosphagenics has said that its patented
Phospha E vitamin E ingredient has been self-affirmed as GRAS
(generally recognized as safe), which will soon open the door for
its use in foods and beverages in the US.
Anthocyanins show potent anti-obesity potential: study
Anthocyanins, antioxidant pigments from fruit and vegetables, have
a "significant potency" against fat cells and could be
used for the prevention of weight gain, suggests a new study from
Meat linked to diabetes and CVD risk
Eating just two servings of meat a day can increase the risk of
developing metabolic syndrome by 25 percent compared to consuming
meat twice a week, according to new research.
Soft drinks - heart disease study sparks reaction
Drinking more than one soft drink a day is associated with a 50 per
cent increased risk in metabolic syndrome, says a new study from
Dairy may protect against metabolic syndrome
Increased intake of milk and other dairy products may reduce
metabolic syndrome and should be recommended as part of a healthy
eating pattern, says new research from Wales.