Read on as Grow founder, Jyotsna Pattabiraman is featured in the HerStory section of YourStory: https://yourstory.com/2016/08/grow-fit-jyotsna-pattabiraman/
The metabolic syndrome is not a disease but a group of factors — increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels — that occur together, increasing your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. The prevalence of obesity and the metabolic syndrome is rapidly increasing in India and other South Asian countries, leading to increased mortality and morbidity. Chat with nutrition experts now
They seem innocuous enough and form part of one meal or the other every single day. And yet, they’re exactly what’s stopping us from shedding the excess flab. Here are five everyday foods that make us fat:
For years, we’ve been told to switch from full-fat dairy to skim milk. The lower fat content was thought to help with weight loss and prevent diabetes. Recently, large population studies designed to look for links between full-fat dairy consumption, weight and disease risk are starting to call that recommendation into question.