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There is an alarming rise in cardio-metabolic health conditions in the United States. Cardio-metabolic health conditions are a group of diseases that include heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. These diseases share a common risk factor, which is high blood pressure.

Cardio-metabolic health conditions are more common in certain groups of people, including those who are older, African American, Hispanic, or have certain risk factors, such as a family history of the condition.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about half of all adults in the United States have one or more of these conditions. The CDC also reports that the number of people with cardio-metabolic health conditions has been rising over the past few years.

There are several reasons for this alarming trend, including the rise in obesity and diabetes rates.  Whatever the cause, the increased incidence of cardio-metabolic health conditions is a major public health concern.

Cardio-metabolic health conditions are a leading cause of death and disability worldwide, and their prevalence is increasing. In 2017, the prevalence of obesity among adults in the United States was 40.0%, and the prevalence of hypertension was 29.1%. The prevalence of diabetes was 9.4%.

A new study has found that nearly half of all adults in the United States suffer from at least one cardio-metabolic health condition. The study, which was conducted by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), found that these conditions are widespread across all age groups and demographics. In fact, the CDC estimates that nearly one in four Americans has multiple cardio-metabolic health conditions. This includes conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes.

These findings are concerning, as cardio-metabolic health conditions can lead to serious health complications, such as heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease. Cardio-metabolic health conditions are a leading cause of death in the United States, responsible for over 800,000 deaths each year.

Cardio-metabolic health conditions, such as heart disease and diabetes, are some of the most common and costly health problems faced by Americans today.   While the prevalence of cardio-metabolic health conditions is high, there are many things that people can do to reduce their risk. Simple lifestyle changes, such as eating a healthy diet and getting regular exercise, can make a big difference.

Nutrition Response Testing® can identify the exact stressors that contribute to poor health, including cardio-metabolic health conditions. An N.R.T. practitioner can identify and provide the specific nutritional support that allows the body to improve naturally.  With Nutrition Coaching they can provide targeted help with lifestyle changes, and an individual clinically designed nutrition program to address the condition.

To quote Dr. Royal Lee, “heart disease  is as unnecessary as beriberi or scurvy.”  With Nutrition Response Testing we have the tools to naturally address and improve heart health.


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