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The main purpose of glucose is to be used as fuel for cells in body to produce energy. Unprocessed glucose translates into fat. If body keeps making it and itís not being processed, where does it go? Hips, thighs, stomach, and buttocks, thatís where!
In addition to hypertension and heart disease, elevated insulin may be associated with weight gain and difficulty with weight loss, other blood sugar problems such as hypoglycemia, and some menstrual related imbalances.
Genetics is partially responsible for causing this disease. More likely though is lifestyle. In many cases years of high starch, processed foods, simple sugars, lack of exercise, smoking, and increased stress may be culprit for Metabolic Syndrome X.
Now what? For starters, start exercising today. Increase water intake and totally omit starches, sugars, processed foods from your diet. Limit or omit caffeine. Try to maintain at least one third of your daily food intake to vegetables. Ask your doctor to test your sugar levels. Change what youíre eating and get walking and youíll be amazed at pounds start to fall off. The fatigue and fuzziness will start to disappear and in turn youíll feel much better. The information contained in this article is for educational purposes only and is not intended to medically diagnose, treat or cure any disease. Consult a health care practitioner before beginning any health care program.
Emily Clark is editor at Lifestyle Health News and Medical Health News where you can find the most up-to-date advice and information on many medical, health and lifestyle topics.