Low-carb Diet Without Calorie Restriction Favorable on Metabolic Syndrome
Aug 3, 2019
Editor: David L. Joffe, BSPharm, CDE, FACA
Author: Amber Satz, PharmD Candidate, LECOM School of Pharmacy
Metabolic syndrome is becoming more and more common as the rate of obesity in the United States continues to rise, affecting more than 1 in 3 adults. Simple lifestyle changes, such as diet and exercise, can help patients to avoid serious illness and even death caused by heart disease. Traditionally, metabolic syndrome has been viewed as a result of excess energy intake and subsequent obesity, and treated with reduced-fat and low-calorie diets. Controversy remains regarding the role of high-carbohydrate intake in the pathogenesis of metabolic syndrome....
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