• Healthy diet, exercise linked to reduced risk for metabolic syndrome later in life

    9 days ago - By Healio

    Adherence to guideline-recommended physical activity or diet conferred benefits for cardiometabolic health later in life; however, adherence to both may confer the greatest risk reductions, researchers reported.
    According to data published in the Journal of the American Heart Association, adherence to both the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans and the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans was associated with 52% risk reduction for metabolic syndrome compared with nonadherence to both.
    “There is a lack of evidence on the conjoint association of physical activity and diet
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