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- n. A combination of medical disorders that increase the risk of developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
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Other benefits include reducing insulin resistance and the risk of metabolic syndrome more on that in chapter 5, preventing gallstones, and even lowering the risk of colon cancer.
Interestingly, white starches are particularly associated with belly fat—a feature of metabolic syndrome and correlated with heart disease.