Avocados have beneficial effects on components of metabolic syndrome
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  April 19, 2017  
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 Avocados have beneficial effects on components of metabolic syndromeAvocados have beneficial effects on components of metabolic syndrome
 
A new review investigates the effects of avocados on different components of metabolic syndrome, which is a clustering of risk factors including high blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure, and body mass index.
 
 
 Study measures effect of ‘weight cycling’ on health outcomes in people with pre-existing heart diseaseStudy measures effect of ‘weight cycling’ on health outcomes in people with pre-existing heart disease
 
Repeated cycles of weight loss and gain may be linked to higher risk for stroke, heart attack, and death in people with pre-existing coronary artery disease, according to a study published online April, 5 in the New England Journal of Medicine.
 
   Study highlights need for weight-appropriate dosing of healthy fat supplementsStudy highlights need for weight-appropriate dosing of healthy fat supplements
 
Body weight plays a significant role in how much benefit children may get from consuming "good" fats, new research suggests.
 
   Overweight, obese workers more likely to take sick leave, study showsOverweight, obese workers more likely to take sick leave, study shows
 
Obese Spanish workers take more sick leave than their healthy weight colleagues, according to research in more than 174 000 employees presented today at EuroPrevent 2017.
 
   Clemson University researcher receives NIH grant to advance study into abdominal aortic aneurysmsClemson University researcher receives NIH grant to advance study into abdominal aortic aneurysms
 
One of the top ten killers for men older than 55 is the target of Clemson University research that could lead to a new life-saving therapy and a better way of telling whether surgery is necessary.
 
 Vascular risk factors increase risk of Alzheimer's disease in late-life, study reveals
 
Vascular risk factors increase risk of Alzheimer's disease in late-life, study revealsA study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reveals that an increasing number of vascular risk factors such as obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, and smoking during midlife contributes to increased brain amyloid levels (protein fragments associated with Alzhemier’s, the most common form of dementia) in later life.
 
 
 Young women smokers have highest risk of major heart attack than non-smoking peers, study shows
 
Young women smokers have highest risk of major heart attack than non-smoking peers, study showsWOMEN smokers under the age of 50 are nearly 13 times more likely to suffer a major heart than non-smokers even if they are fit and healthy, according to new research led by Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
 
 
 Low normalized grip strength linked to cardiometabolic diseases and disabilities in adults
 
Low normalized grip strength linked to cardiometabolic diseases and disabilities in adultsA simple test to determine a person's grip strength may be a predictor of developing metabolic disorders in middle or older age, a new cross-continental study has found.
 
 
 IBD patients with longer duration of disease have higher risk of developing NAFLD
 
IBD patients with longer duration of disease have higher risk of developing NAFLDResearch led by a Houston Methodist gastroenterologist shows that patients who have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) for more than two decades have a higher risk of developing nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD).