Metabolic syndrome is a cluster of symptoms that may put you at risk of developing diabetes and heart disease. These symptoms include obesity and high levels of blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol.
More often than not, these symptoms are the result of poor food choices and lack of exercise. This is why those with metabolic syndrome are usually advised to make certain lifestyle changes if they wish to avoid diabetes or heart disease in the future.
However, eating healthily and exercising regularly is easier said than done, even for perfectly healthy adults. If you have metabolic syndrome, however, don’t fret. There’s one thing you can do to avoid an early grave: fast.
Fasting, or time-restricted eating (TRE), is a dietary strategy that focuses on when you eat, not what you eat. It limits your daily food intake to a short period of time. In doing so, TRE may help you learn to eat less food and improve your symptoms in the process. Read more…