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How did I get metabolic syndrome? None of my ancestors had it.
14 doctors weighed in

Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
7 doctors agree
In brief: Will increase!
Our ancestors ate more protein, greens, fiber than we do.
Until 2000 bc, no grain was cultivated. ( first in persia.) we have less physical work, eat to much sugar and starch, and are glued to led screens. Civilization was always on the verge of starvation and very strenuous labor. Just the opposite today. Common now, but experts expect a major increase!

In brief: Will increase!
Our ancestors ate more protein, greens, fiber than we do.
Until 2000 bc, no grain was cultivated. ( first in persia.) we have less physical work, eat to much sugar and starch, and are glued to led screens. Civilization was always on the verge of starvation and very strenuous labor. Just the opposite today. Common now, but experts expect a major increase!
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Moinuddin Mokhashi
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Lifestyle
Most of our ancestors were pretty active physically, ate off the land and exposed to natural elements.
Industrialization and modernization has changed the way we live and set us up for lot of lifestyle diseases.

In brief: Lifestyle
Most of our ancestors were pretty active physically, ate off the land and exposed to natural elements.
Industrialization and modernization has changed the way we live and set us up for lot of lifestyle diseases.
Dr. Moinuddin Mokhashi
Dr. Moinuddin Mokhashi
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Dr. Philip Kern
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: We're fat
Nature never imagined that we would be so sedentary and so overweight.
Our biochemistry is hunter-gatherer, our lifestyle is couch potato.

In brief: We're fat
Nature never imagined that we would be so sedentary and so overweight.
Our biochemistry is hunter-gatherer, our lifestyle is couch potato.
Dr. Philip Kern
Dr. Philip Kern
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Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine
In brief: Mitochondria
Metabolic syndrome is a mitochondrial dysfunction condition with Insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, high blood pressure, and obesity.
Environmental toxins poison our mitochondria and cause them to not work as well, thus causing many systems in our body to not work well. As our planet gets more poisoned, more people get sick.

In brief: Mitochondria
Metabolic syndrome is a mitochondrial dysfunction condition with Insulin resistance, dyslipidemia, high blood pressure, and obesity.
Environmental toxins poison our mitochondria and cause them to not work as well, thus causing many systems in our body to not work well. As our planet gets more poisoned, more people get sick.
Dr. Su Fairchild
Dr. Su Fairchild
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