Changing your lifestyle and taking better care of yourself can lower your risk of developing metabolic syndrome.
Eat Healthy Foods
- Eat more fruits and vegetables.
- Choose lean cuts of meat.
- Rather than frying, bake, broil, or grill your poultry, fish, or meat.
- Reduce the amount of salt in your diet. Do not add salt to foods. Choose low-sodium foods.
- Cut down on saturated and trans fats.
- Choose whole grain foods. For example, choose whole wheat bread or brown rice instead of refined or processed foods like white bread or white rice.
foods, such as beans, fruits, vegetables.
- Eat less sugar.
- Limit or eliminate soda and other sugary drinks including juice.
is one diet that may help to reduce your risk of developing metabolic syndrome. This diet emphasizes plant-based foods like fruits, veggies, grains, olive oil. It also highlights low to moderate amounts of fish, poultry, and dairy products.