80 страниц. 2012 год. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing As we know it is an Era of diseases and most of them are enter from, our diet and life style pattern. Global urbanization and sedentary life habits are producing a sharp increase in obesity and its concomitant metabolic risk; the latter combined into a multiplex risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease goes by the name of metabolic syndrome and hypertension. Fructose is everywhere because it is highly soluble in water, more so than glucose. It found naturally in many fruits, is now consumed by humans in large quantities due to the popularity of convenient, prepackaged foods like pizza, burger and the consumption of soft drinks and juice beverages containing high-fructose corn syrup. The effort of this book helps to understand the effect of westernized food habits which is mainly contain the fructose and its causative effect on hypertension and metabolic syndrome with possible treatments.