Studies don’t show any one particular kind of food choice that will make a difference in dealing with or reducing risk of metabolic syndrome. It really seems to be about the overall eating habits. A combined analysis of 50 studies shows that a Mediterranean-style eating pattern lowers risk of metabolic syndrome by about 30 percent. That doesn’t mean eating at Italian and Greek restaurants every night – in fact, the way those cuisines are often adapted for U.S. customers, that could be exactly the wrong thing to do.
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