Metabolic Syndrome

Year Published: 2018

Journal

Am J Clin Nutr

Authors

Schwingshackl L, Hoffmann G, Iqbal K, Schwedhelm C, Boeing H

Methods

This paper analyzed various studies with the aim of assessing the relationship between consumption of various food groups and markers for diseases.

Key Findings

Increased intake of nuts, legumes, and whole grains was more effective at improving metabolic health than any other food groups. The authors suggest that more randomized controlled trials in this area are needed.