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The best treatment for the metabolic syndrome is a combination of
exercise and weight loss. Dietary and lifestyle changes may also
be necessary, and may have an additional positive effect on
Handwashing is an effective way to prevent the spread of
bacteria. Plain soap and water is as effective as antibacterial
soap, though alcohol-based rubs kill more germs and may be more
convenient to use for some.
Studies of men's dietary habits and lifestyle patterns show clear
benefits to a prudent diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and
grains, and low in saturated fats.