A low-glycemic nutritional fitness program to reverse metabolic syndrome in professional firefighters: results of a pilot study.

@article{Carey2011ALN,
  title={A low-glycemic nutritional fitness program to reverse metabolic syndrome in professional firefighters: results of a pilot study.},
  author={Mary G Adams Carey and Salah Al-Zaiti and Limei M Liao and Heather N Martin and Rachael A Butler},
  journal={The Journal of cardiovascular nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={298-304}
}
BACKGROUND The risk for cardiovascular events is higher for those with metabolic syndrome (MetS), and it is known that firefighters have a 4-fold risk for cardiovascular events. The purpose of this study was to quantify MetS prevalence and evaluate the effect of a low-glycemic nutritional fitness program on the reduction of MetS risk factors among firefighters. METHODS Professional firefighters were screened for MetS then enrolled in a low-glycemic nutritional fitness program for a 12-week… CONTINUE READING
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