publication . Article . 2003

the effect of fiber rich carbohydrates on features of syndrome x

Brenda M Davy; Christopher L Melby;
  • Published: 17 Oct 2003 Journal: Journal of the American Dietetic Association, volume 103, pages 86-96 (issn: 0002-8223, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
Abstract There has been much debate among nutritionists and scientists regarding the optimal dietary approach for the treatment of the Insulin Resistance Syndrome, also called Syndrome X. This condition, which may affect as many as 47 million individuals in the United States, significantly increases risk of coronary heart disease and stroke. Major health organizations have historically recommended high-carbohydrate, low-fat (HCLF) diets to reduce chronic disease risk. However, there is evidence that a high intake of carbohydrates may adversely affect one or more of the abnormalities associated with this syndrome. Studies in this area have often had limitations. ...
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