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Current Medicinal Chemistry


ISSN (Print): 0929-8673
ISSN (Online): 1875-533X

Review Article

The Role of Diet in Patients with Metabolic Syndrome

Author(s): Paloma Almeda-Valdes, Roberto J. Herrera-Mercadillo, Carlos A. Aguilar-Salinas, Misael Uribe and Nahum Méndez-Sánchez*

Volume 26 , Issue 19 , 2019

Page: [3613 - 3619] Pages: 7

DOI: 10.2174/0929867324666170518095316

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Metabolic syndrome is a frequent metabolic disorder characterized by obesity and insulin resistance seems to be the main pathophysiological alteration. The goal of treating metabolic syndrome is to reduce the risk of coronary heart disease and the development of type 2 diabetes. The lifestyle modification therapy combines specific recommendations on diet alone or combined with other strategies. In this review, we address the following topics: 1) the importance of the high prevalence of metabolic syndrome and obesity, and 2) the role of lifestyle modification focusing on dietary fat intake in the management of MS.

Keywords: Obesity, metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, diabetes, diet, lifestyle.

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