Heavy drinking raises odds of metabolic syndrome, study finds

10/21/2013 | DailyRx.com

A study in Clinical Nutrition found heavy drinkers were 84% more likely than nondrinkers to develop metabolic syndrome, while very light drinkers had a 14% lower risk than nondrinkers. However, researchers said more studies are needed to back the findings and should look into the type and amount of alcohol used.

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