Why metabolic syndrome is now more deadly than ever | NaturalHelth365 – June 4, 2020

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(NaturalHealth365) Metabolic syndrome is a lifestyle-related illness that has a massive negative impact on our healthcare system and individuals. But is rarely talked about.  In fact, this condition contributes greatly to 70% of deaths worldwide,  according to the WHO.

Simply put, metabolic syndrome is the prevalence of a combination of lifestyle-related diseases. You’ll know if it affects you if you have at least three of the following; a large waist size (40″ in men, 35″ in women), higher than 150mg/dL cholesterol, low good cholesterol HDL levels (lower than 40mg/dL in men, and 50mg/dL in women), blood pressure higher than 130/85 mm Hg, or a high blood sugar level of over 100mg/DL.  Taking blood pressure or cholesterol medication are also indicators of metabolic syndrome. →

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Junk Food Fuels The Cancer Industry: Diabetes and Obesity Cause Nearly 800,000 Cancers Worldwide – January 4, 2018

eatlightWe need to have a discussion on how much your lifestyle affects your health. Movements regarding body positivity and self-love claim that “health [comes] at every size” (otherwise known as the HAES movement) but science constantly debunks this with evidence that proves that carrying excess fat is not compassionate to one’s self, nor at all healthy. Lifestyle-related diseases, particularly diabetes and obesity, has been shown to be responsible for the 800,000 new cases of cancer being diagnosed globally each year. This is the first time that scientists have studied the link between cancer and these two factors.

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