Vegetarian, vegan and non-vegan, can lower the risk of metabolic syndrome disease caused by central obesity by measuring waist circumference and the general obesity by assessing Body Mass Index (BMI). One of alternative to prevent can be done by changing the pattern of diet habits from omnivores (the consumption of animal products and vegetable and dairy) become vegetarian (vegetable and dairy product consumption). The purpose of this study was to analyze differences in waist circumference and BMI in terms of nutrient intake in the vegetarian community members Indonesia Vegetarian Society (IVS) at the age of 30-58 years in Maha Vihara Maitreya Medan. This study was an observational with cross sectional design. These research subjects are divided into two groups, 42 vegans and 42 non-vegans selected by screening, and then determined by purposive sampling. ..
Obesity became a health problem because the number of objects had been increased every year. It did not cause mortality directly, but health problem which could push respond, proteomic, metabolic, kidney, and cardiovascular. Empiric Research finding predict metabolic syndrome was found 22% for overweight and 60% for obesity. A person could call metabolic syndrome if it found three criteria which increase from fasting glucose level, blood pressure, waist size, and HDL-Cholesterol. The purpose of this research was finding the relationship between obesity with metabolic syndrome in police in Polres Deli serdang. ..
Background and Objective: A vegetarian (vegan, lacto, ovo and lacto ovo) diet characterized by low intake of simple carbohydrates, cholesterol and fat and high intake of fiber can reduce the prevalence of degenerative diseases, particularly those related to metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is defined as fasting glucose>110 mg dL–1, triglyceride>150 mg dL–1, cholesterol<200 mg dL–1, BMI>25 and waist>90 cm for men and >80 cm for women. This study aimed to determine if metabolic syndrome is related to macronutrient intake in a Medan vegetarian community using an observation method with a cross-sectional design. Methodology: The population studied included all members of the vegetarian Maha Vihara Maitreya Medan community whose ages ranged between 30 and 58 years. Data was analyzed using pearson’s correlation. ..
Pencegahan penyakit degeneratif dapat dilakukan dengan merubah pola makan dari omnivora menjadi vegetarian. Penelitian ini bertujuan untuk menganalisis perbedaan lingkar pinggang dan IMT ditinjau dari asupan zat gizi pada komunitas vegetarian anggota IVS pada usia degeneratif (30-58 tahun) di Maha Vihara Maiterya Medan. Penelitian ini bersifat observasional dengan desain cross sectional. Subjek penelitian ini dibedakan menjadi dua kelompok, 42 vegan dan 42 non vegan dipilih dengan melakukan screening, kemudian ditentukan secara puposive sampling. Pengumpulan data asupan zat gizi dilakukan dengan wawancara menggunakan recall 24 jam, sedangkan pengukuran antropomerti menggunakan pita ukur, timbangan dan microtoise. ..