Affiliations: [a] IMDEA-Food, C/Faraday 7 Edificio CLAID 1a planta, Dpcho 16, Campus de Cantoblanco, 28049 Madrid, Spain. e-mail: [email protected]
| [b] Nutrition Foundation of Italy, Milan, Italy
Abstract: In this article, we critically address the contribution of dietary advice to the overall strategy of prevention and treatment of the metabolic syndrome. In particular, we underline how an appropriate choice of food items and nutrients should anticipate or accompany pharmacological therapy (often greatly limiting the use of drugs).