Metabolic Abnormalities Possible Result of Poor Diet in Schizophrenia Patients

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Poor diets may be a factor leading to metabolic abnormalities in patients with schizophrenia.

Poor diets were defined as being low in fruit and fiber and high in calories and saturated fats.

“Such [a] diet is likely to increase the risk of developing metabolic abnormalities, and may worsen metabolic abnormalities induced by other factors,” commented Mondelli et al. “The diet and factors underlying poor dietary patterns may represent an important therapeutic target to control metabolic abnormalities in patients with schizophrenia.”

by Magpie Media

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