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: metabolic syndrome 


Prevention of Obesity and Related Diseases

David Klurfeld506 - 31 2012 (17)
We need to understand the causes and consequences of obesity and related diseases, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and chronic inflammation. We will develop and evaluate strategies to prevent obesity and related diseases. We will generate new information on both behavior and biology related to obesity prevention.

Expand research on impact of specific food groups and health outcomes.

: Prevention of Obesity and Related Diseases
: metabolic syndrome, dietary guidelines
Liz Wilkins26 - 12 2012 (0)
A limited number of animal and human studies have uncovered a relationship between citrus consumption and insulin resistance. In the U.S. it is estimated that one-quarter of overweight and obese adults have the metabolic syndrome, which includes insulin resistance. Research programs that show positive relationships between consumption of specific foods ...

Dairy, cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes risk

: Prevention of Obesity and Related Diseases
: type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, dairy
Gregory Miller22 - 15 2012 (0)
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type 2 diabetes are major public health concerns. Nearly one-third of American adults have some form of CVD (1) while approximately 11% of adults have diabetes (2). Together these diseases account for over $600 billion annually in health care costs in the United States (3,4). Thus, ...