Syndrome X & The X Diet


There is a disease that affects over 314 million people globally, and many don’t even know that they are affected. Check yourself, and, with your dietician, prevent certain life-threatening disorders, e.g. heart attacks, stroke, diabetes.

This abnormality is called

SYNDROME X

Or

METABOLIC SYNDROME

And is characterized by the following disorders:

In this Podcast Tabitha Hume, author of the X Diet talks about Syndrome X and what it means to you.

As Tabitha explains, many of the disorders within Syndrome X were traditionally treated as a separate and independent disorders. Yet the studying of Syndrome X led Tabitha to formulate a more holistic – and fun – way of dealing with the underlying issues. This is The X Diet.
She was recommended to write a book about it to disseminate such breakthrough and exciting information, and to share her way of dealing with this common problem. She wrote the best-selling “The X Diet” in 1998, which sold over 52, 000 copies, and has been sold to interested sufferers in England, America, Germany and the Czec Republic, which, in turn, led to it being published there (“Dieta X”) which, too, became a bestseller.
Tabitha introduced South Africa to the concept of Syndrome X in a layperson’s language, and broke new barriers in the treatment thereof.
She focuses on the treatment of insulin resistance, Syndrome X and obesity, as well as having 14 years’ experience in the following disorders:
  • Obesity
  • Childhood weight loss
  • Type 2 (Adult-onset) Diabetes and pre-diabetes
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Hypercholesterolaemia
  • Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa and general eating disorders and disordered eating
  • IBS (spastic colon)
  • Infertility in men and women (including PCOS)
  • ADD and ADHD (in children and adults)
  • Depression and depression-related disorders such as yuppie flu, Epstein-Barr and Coxsackie Virus
  • Sports nutrition