Alright, this topic can get really dry but I'm going to attempt to give you all of the important information without making you want to click the "x" at the top right corner of this page :) !
Before you think this topic isn't applicable to you- ONE IN THREE AMERICANS AGED 20 AND OLDER HAS METABOLIC SYNDROME!
To be diagnosed with metabolic syndrome you must have 3 of the following:
Now, why is it important that you avoid metabolic syndrome?
By avoiding metabolic syndrome you avoid substantially increasing your risk for diabetes and heart disease. You are NEVER too young to start taking steps to avoid metabolic syndrome.
Two of the most basic steps you can take to lower your risk are 1) Eat healthy foods, 2) Exercise regularly.
What will you do to lower your risk for metabolic syndrome??!!