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Arterial stiffness and wave analysis are non-determinants of cardiovascular disease in patients with MS. The aim of our study was to determine pulse wave velocity and parameters of wave reflections in populations with a variety of MS risk factors. Subjects with MS were older and had higher PWV than subjects without MS. Conclusions: With increasing prevalence of metabolic syndrome risk factors, the aortic PWV and central augmentation pressure rises, although the opposite is true for central augmentation index.
Source link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.artres.2013.10.119
Abstract Background Although there have been several research into laughter's psychological effects, no one has investigated both the psychological and physical implications. This paper looks at the effects of a laughter program on body mass index, subjective anxiety, depression, and health-related quality of life among Japanese community-dwelling adults using a waitlist. Methods Overall, 235 participants aged 43-79 years were randomly assigned to laughter intervention and control groups to participate in a 12-week laughter trial. These findings show that the laughter program can help reduce body weight in participants with metabolic syndrome risk factors by lowering stress and improving HRQOL and mental stability measures, such as subjective well-being and optimism. Trial registration Registered with the University Hospital Medical Information Network Clinical Trials Registry UMIN-CTR000027145 on 27/04/2017.
Source link: https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-022-03038-y
Pomegranate can be used as a multipurpose medicinal and dietary supplement due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Pomegranate can be used to reduce or treat metabolic syndrome risk factors. Although earlier published studies analyzed the effects of pomegranate on various diseases, there is no systematic review that only focuses on medical trials relating to all MetS-related risk factors. This limitation aside, this up-to-date, comprehensive, and systematic review aims to critically assess the risk of pomegranate from various MetS risk factors based on scientific studies. According to the Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions, the preferred Reporting Items for a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis recommendations were followed, and a bias risk analysis was carried out, and the bias risk assessment was performed. The included studies show that pomegranate may be able to reduce body weight, blood pressure, glycemia, triglycerides, total cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol.
Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu14081665
RESULTS: The Facebook Group reported a 4. 8 percent drop in initial weight, notably compared to the CG only, as well as numerically higher improvements in body mass index, waist circumference, lean mass, and energy intake as compared to the Pamphlet Group and the Control Group. CONCLUSIONS: These results show that social media can be used to support overweight and obese people with respect to diet and physical activity changes for weight control, as well as supporting continued study into the inclusion of social media in clinical weight management services. It is expected that social media will be a vital resource for health professionals as a low maintenance tool for connecting with patients, as well as a place of social support and information sharing for individuals undergoing lifestyle change.
Source link: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0178326
Results We found that western diet patterns are positively related to metabolic syndrome risk factors such as obesity and elevated triglycerides in four consecutive Korean Nutrition and Nutrition Examination Surveys, although traditional eating habits were negatively associated with metabolic syndrome risk factors such as obesity and elevated triglycerides. The number of adolescents aged 16 to 18 years with "Rice & Kimchi" dietary pattern decreased, according to a study by the Department of Nutrition, although the number of adolescents with western dietary patterns increased from 1998 to 2009.
Source link: https://doi.org/10.3345/kjp.2012.55.4.128
BACKGROUND: Metabolic syndrome is a group of well-known cardiovascular risk factors that collectively raise the risk of major chronic illnesses, such as heart disease and diabetes mellitus. As a result of industrialization and quick food availability, residents of developing countries such as Saudi Arabia are at risk of Mets. A total of 4578 Saudis aged 15-64 were randomly chosen from 20 regions in Saudi Arabia's 20 provinces. Materials and Methods: A total of 4578 Saudis aged 15-64 were randomly selected from 20 regions. Anthropometrics were collected, and fasting blood samples were collected to determine fasting blood glucose and lipid profiles. Prevalence in males was significantly higher in males than in females.
Source link: https://doi.org/10.4103/2230-8229.142971
Metabolic syndrome has a complicated pathology, so it may require a combination and multi-targeted aerobic exercise program to raise risk factors associated with it. According to the authors, this study was designed to determine the effects of combined continuous and interval aerobic training on patients with metabolic syndrome. Adult males with metabolic syndrome were randomly divided into two groups: the testing group and control group were randomly divided into two groups: the control group and the test group. For 16 weeks, subjects in TTG completed continuous and interval aerobic training using a motorized treadmill three times a week for 16 weeks. In addition, there were significant rises in VO2max and isometric strength of thigh muscle and high-density lipoprotein in TTG. These men with metabolic syndrome, continuous and intermittent fitness, blood pressure, and insulin sensitivity were all found in our study.
Before taking an overnight fasting blood sample, waist circumference and blood pressure were measured. Conclusions: Our results reveal that the adiponectin level in patients with metabolic syndrome was significantly lower than that in those without metabolic syndrome. Conclusion: The findings from this research, which links hypoadiponectinemia and risk factors of metabolic syndrome in Malay adults, suggest that a reduced intake of adiponectin may have a central role in this ethnic group's metabolic syndrome.
Source link: https://doi.org/10.25220/WNJ.V01i1.0005
Although recent studies have shown a correlation between MetSyn and CRF, most studies are based on less reliable measures of CRF and altered cardiovascular risk factor thresholds from earlier studies. MetSyn prevalence was 26% in the cohort, with men having a greater risk of MetSyn than women. The difference in VO2max between those people with MetSyn and those without was about 2. 3 metabolic equivalents. Graphs and graded correlation for the company's quartiles of CRF and MetSyn in the overall analysis revealed a significant inverse and graded correlation, with odds ratios using the lowest fitness group being the referent group of 0. 67, 0. 41, and 0. 10 for VO2max. Conclusion: These findings, as well as a large number of women, reveal that low VO2max is associated with MetSyn, as well as existing risk factor thresholds.
Source link: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocpiqo.2018.03.001
The interest in cacao flavanols is also on the rise, as bioactive compounds with potential use in the prevention of chronic illnesses related to inflammation, oxidative stress, and metabolic disorders. This report, based on cacao flavanols' antioxidant properties, focuses on recent studies into their ability to reduce metabolic syndrome risk factors. Studies using laboratory animals or human subjects provide ample evidence for the nutritional effects of cacao flavanols. To determine whether the key cacao flavanols or their metabolites are responsible for the observed health benefits and which are their exact molecular mechanisms, further research is required.
Source link: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu11040751
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