Metabolic syndrome, or Syndrome X, is a name given to the presence of high blood pressure,
Yes, the omentum. The cortisol increases the capacity of the omentum to store intra-abdominal fat. Therefore, chronic stress tends to increase the size of the waist.
Figure 15. A combination of both low-intensity and high-intensity exercise, when possible, is ideal for many people. National standards recommend that adults accumulate 30–60 minutes of exercise per day. An easy and fun way to measure this is to use a pedometer or digital device and accumulate at least 10,000 steps per day, which is equivalent to about 5 miles (Figure 16). To be effective, one simply needs to accumulate that number of steps. These can be accumulated throughout your
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