This article in Medical News Today is good news for wine drinkers. It seems that grapes help to protect your organs from metabolic syndrome.
Metabolic syndrome is related to an increase in developing diabetes or cardiovascular disease. The disease has had a number of different names such as syndrome X and insulin resistance. The diagnosis is made by looking at a combination of disorders including high blood pressure, high triglycerides, high blood sugar, low HDL cholesterol, and the familiar beer belly (central obesity).
While wine drinking isn’t the best solution, especially to control weight, consuming grapes and their natural concentrates may help protect you.
However the best way to get healthy is to get rid of the weight and make a lifestyle change. The Mediterranean diet helps to lower the risks of metabolic syndrome. The diet also helps reverse the disease. Add this to walking every day and you are well on your way to health.
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