An estimated 34 percent of U.S. adults have metabolic syndrome. Having this condition and its symptoms significantly increases the risk for type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, heart health problems and other conditions. But, what does this have to do with eating avocado? (I’m glad you asked) The symptoms of metabolic syndrome include high cholesterol, high blood sugar, elevated blood pressure and unhealthy BMI (body mass index). However, a new study has found that eating avocado benefits and offsets many of the detrimental effects of metabolic syndrome.
Type 2 Diabetes
Lindsay Holmes, 04/06/2016
Illness — in any form — can be devastating to a person and their family. And no one knows that better than people who experience diabetes.
Medicalpress, March 21, 2016
A new study from Newcastle University has shown that people who reverse their diabetes and then keep their weight down remain free of diabetes