Researchers evaluated 2009 to 2016 data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey involving more than 8,700 US adults and found that just more than 12% had good metabolic health, or only 1 in 8 adults. The findings in Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders showed that being female, younger, physically active, having more education and not smoking were linked to better metabolic health.
One in 8 US adults has good metabolic health, study finds
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