Many people have never even heard of the metabolic syndrome, cancer also known as Syndrome X.
A majority of people who have type 2 diabetes are also overweight, and the incidence of type 2 diabetes is increasing as the population becomes more overweight.
Being overweight or obese or having too much abdominal fat are strongly associated with heart disease risk factors including an increase in total and LDL (“bad”) cholesterol, triglycerides, and …
Weight and health are strongly related to each other. Disease risk goes up slowly as weight gain pushes you out of the healthy weight