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Leisure-Time Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Diet Quality are Associated with Metabolic Syndrome Severity: The PREDIMED-Plus Study

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posted by Research Admin 1 on 8 May 2020

This cross-sectional analysis looks at the lifestyle factors of over weight and obese people to provide insight as to those that have the greatest impact on metabolic syndrome severity. They found that greater sedentary time (i.e. lower levels of leisure-time physical activity), combined with a pro-inflamatory, non Mediterranean Diet )(high in red/processed meats, sodium, trans fatty acids, cholesterol, iodine, and non-olive oils) increased severity and adverse outcomes.

This is an open access article and can be read in free full text at: https://doi.org/10.3390/nu12041013

Gallardo-Alfrado, L., et al. Leisure-Time Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviour and Diet Quality are Associated with Metabolic Syndrome Severity: The PREDIMED-Plus Study. Nutrients, 2020, 12(4), 1013