3 natural fixes for metabolic syndrome [slideshow]

If you have a waistline above 35 inches (women) or 40 inches (men), high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and/or high blood sugar, you have an altered metabolism, otherwise known as metabolic syndrome.

Many factors can alter your metabolism but two main influencers are your diet and lifestyle.

The healthier your diet, the more efficiently your cells can function because your cells are being fed all the nutrients they need. Doing regular exercise keeps the cells in your body more attentive, filling them with energy and preventing them from becoming insulin resistant, which is a good thing because insulin resistance drives the symptoms of metabolic syndrome even higher.

We often hear of a food or compound that can influence one of the symptoms. But what about a natural compound that could target all the symptoms of metabolic syndrome together at once?

In a recent review of natural agents, three frontrunners clearly stood out from the crowd…

Jedha Dening

By Jedha Dening

Jedha Dening is a qualified nutritionist (MNutr), researcher, author, freelance writer, and founder of type 2 diabetic nutrition site Diabetes Meal Plans. Her masters thesis on nutrition and inflammation was published and then presented at a national scientific conference. She has millions of words published in the health industry across various print and online publications. Having been in the field for over 15 years, she’s incredibly passionate about delving into the latest research to share the myths and truths surrounding nutrition and health. She believes when armed with the right knowledge, we’re empowered to make informed choices that can truly make a difference.