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Posts tagged as “Metabolic”

Clearing Up The Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of health issues - increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, high triglyceride (bad cholesterol) levels and low HDL (good cholesterol). When even three of these conditions occur together, the individual is at high risk for heart disease, stroke and diabetes. This kind of full-blown…

What Are the Procedures for Metabolic Surgery?

A consequence of the growing sedentary lifestyle, poor nutritional habits and a lack of exercise which has come to characterize 21st-century man is increasing weight gain, overweight and obesity. This stems from a disproportion in the balance of our energy intake and expenditure with the excess calories being stored as body fat. This leads to…