Alcohol consumption and metabolic syndrome: does the type of beverage matter?

  title={Alcohol consumption and metabolic syndrome: does the type of beverage matter?},
  author={Luc Djouss{\'e} and Donna K Arnett and John H. Eckfeldt and Michael A. Province and Martha R. Singer and Robert Curtis Ellison},
  journal={Obesity research},
  volume={12 9},
OBJECTIVE To examine the association between total and beverage-specific alcohol consumption and the prevalence odds of metabolic syndrome (MS). RESEARCH METHODS AND PROCEDURES Using a cross-sectional design, we studied 4510 white participants of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Family Heart Study. We used generalized estimating equations adjusting for age, education, risk group, smoking, physical activity, diabetes mellitus, coronary heart disease, energy intake, energy from fat… CONTINUE READING


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