Dyslipidemia is a major component of the criteria for the metabolic syndrome (see “PHATS” mnemonic).
A rule of thumb for the lifestyle recommendations for the treatment of dyslipidemia is “0-5-30”
Five servings of fruits/vegetables per day
Thirty minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity per day (minimum 150 minutes per week)
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