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Prospective study of alcohol consumption and metabolic syndrome.
Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 May; 87(5):1455-63.AJ

Abstract

BACKGROUND

Alcohol consumption is related to the prevalent metabolic syndrome. Few studies have evaluated the effects of alcohol consumption on the development of metabolic syndrome.

OBJECTIVE

We examined the association between alcohol consumption and incident metabolic syndrome.

DESIGN

This was a prospective cohort study of 3833 male and female Koreans aged 40-69 y and free of the metabolic syndrome at baseline. Information on alcohol consumption was obtained periodically from interviewer-administered questionnaires. Incident cases of the metabolic syndrome were identified by biennial health examinations during 4 y of follow-up between 2003 and 2006.

RESULTS

Compared with nondrinkers, the multivariate relative risk [RR (95% CI)] of the metabolic syndrome for very light drinkers consuming 0.1 to 5 g of alcohol per day (g/d) was 1.06 (0.71, 1.58), that for light drinkers consuming 5.1 to 15 g/d was 1.13 (0.69, 1.83), that for moderate drinkers consuming 15.1 to 30 g/d was 1.25 (0.75, 2.09), and that for heavy drinkers consuming >30 g/d was 1.63 (1.02, 2.62). All individual components of the metabolic syndrome were significantly associated with heavy drinking, particularly among heavy liquor drinkers.

CONCLUSIONS

Heavy drinking, in particular among liquor drinkers, is associated with an increased risk of the metabolic syndrome by influencing its components. Further data are warranted to clarify the association between drinking minimal alcohol and the metabolic syndrome as well as the beverage-specific association for drinking beer or wine.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Institute of Human Genomic Study, Korea University Ansan Hospital, Ansan, Republic of Korea.No affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

Language

eng

PubMed ID

18469271

Citation

Baik, Inkyung, and Chol Shin. "Prospective Study of Alcohol Consumption and Metabolic Syndrome." The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 87, no. 5, 2008, pp. 1455-63.
Baik I, Shin C. Prospective study of alcohol consumption and metabolic syndrome. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008;87(5):1455-63.
Baik, I., & Shin, C. (2008). Prospective study of alcohol consumption and metabolic syndrome. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 87(5), 1455-63.
Baik I, Shin C. Prospective Study of Alcohol Consumption and Metabolic Syndrome. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008;87(5):1455-63. PubMed PMID: 18469271.
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TY - JOUR T1 - Prospective study of alcohol consumption and metabolic syndrome. AU - Baik,Inkyung, AU - Shin,Chol, PY - 2008/5/13/pubmed PY - 2008/6/12/medline PY - 2008/5/13/entrez SP - 1455 EP - 63 JF - The American journal of clinical nutrition JO - Am J Clin Nutr VL - 87 IS - 5 N2 - BACKGROUND: Alcohol consumption is related to the prevalent metabolic syndrome. Few studies have evaluated the effects of alcohol consumption on the development of metabolic syndrome. OBJECTIVE: We examined the association between alcohol consumption and incident metabolic syndrome. DESIGN: This was a prospective cohort study of 3833 male and female Koreans aged 40-69 y and free of the metabolic syndrome at baseline. Information on alcohol consumption was obtained periodically from interviewer-administered questionnaires. Incident cases of the metabolic syndrome were identified by biennial health examinations during 4 y of follow-up between 2003 and 2006. RESULTS: Compared with nondrinkers, the multivariate relative risk [RR (95% CI)] of the metabolic syndrome for very light drinkers consuming 0.1 to 5 g of alcohol per day (g/d) was 1.06 (0.71, 1.58), that for light drinkers consuming 5.1 to 15 g/d was 1.13 (0.69, 1.83), that for moderate drinkers consuming 15.1 to 30 g/d was 1.25 (0.75, 2.09), and that for heavy drinkers consuming >30 g/d was 1.63 (1.02, 2.62). All individual components of the metabolic syndrome were significantly associated with heavy drinking, particularly among heavy liquor drinkers. CONCLUSIONS: Heavy drinking, in particular among liquor drinkers, is associated with an increased risk of the metabolic syndrome by influencing its components. Further data are warranted to clarify the association between drinking minimal alcohol and the metabolic syndrome as well as the beverage-specific association for drinking beer or wine. SN - 1938-3207 UR - https://www.unboundmedicine.com/medline/citation/18469271/Prospective_study_of_alcohol_consumption_and_metabolic_syndrome_ L2 - https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article-lookup/doi/10.1093/ajcn/87.5.1455 DB - PRIME DP - Unbound Medicine ER -