Obesity (part 2)

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”

Zero cigarettes

Five servings of fruits/vegetables per day

Thirty minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity per day (minimum 150 minutes per week)


Click here for some great pocket guides published by the Canadian Cardiovascular Society!


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