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Is White Meat Better For Cholesterol Levels Than Red Meat?

Jun 12, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Do you believe that white meat, such as chicken, is healthier than red meat, such as beef, with regards to cholesterol levels? Well, recent research counters this widespread belief. 

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New Study: Ultra-Processed Foods Are Harmful to Overall Health

Jun 03, 2019 by Total Access Medical

New studies confirm that ultra-processed foods such as snacks and soda are associated with cardiovascular and all-cause mortality risks.

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This List Provides The 14 Most Healthful Foods

May 29, 2019 by Total Access Medical

According to surveys and sources across the United States and Western Europe, there are 14 foods considered to be the most healthy. The most important thing to remember, is that a balanced diet is the true secret to healthful eating.

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This Diet Reduces Heart Failure Risk By Almost Half

May 21, 2019 by Total Access Medical

According to figures from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there are around 5.7 million adults with heart failure in the United States. The condition arises when the heart continues to beat but cannot pump blood as well as it should. The result is that organs and tissues do not get the oxygen and nutrients they need to function properly and remain healthy. But, a recent study determined that a specific diet can drastically reduce the risk of heart failure.

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New FDA Guidelines on Sunscreen & How To Protect Your Skin This Summer

May 14, 2019 by Total Access Medical

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a proposed rule that would update regulation requirements for most sunscreen products sold in the United States. So, if you plan on spending a lot of time in the sun this summer you should pay attention to the new suggested regulations for sunscreens. When it comes down to it, you can never be too careful out in the sun.

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Does Fitness Lower Risk of Dementia?

May 09, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Dementia is not a specific disease. Rather it is a general term for a range of neurodegenerative diseases characterized by progressive memory loss and other cognitive impairments. It affects approximately 50 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

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Why Financial Advisors Should Refer Clients To Concierge Doctors

May 01, 2019 by Total Access Medical
Financial advisors  should coach their clients not only on their finances, but on health care options, as well. And, they should be looking for ways to provide a higher level of value-added services to strengthen their bond with their clients. One of the best ways for financial advisors to help their clients is to coach and advise them with regards to their clients health care.
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Be Aware of the Risk Factors For Heart Disease

Apr 23, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Everyone needs to know about heart disease and about the kinds of habits and conditions that can raise risk. It’s your heart, and you’re in charge. This is a basic guide to the most important risk factors for heart disease and how each of them affects a person's health.

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How Sugar Affects A Child's Brain

Apr 17, 2019 by Total Access Medical

It is no secret that sugar can have devastating effects on cardiac health and the waistline. However, evidence supports the theory that high levels of sugar can have negative effects on a child’s brain, from psychological wellbeing to cognitive function.

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Replace Red Meat With Plant Protein For A Healthier Heart

Apr 10, 2019 by Total Access Medical

According to a new study, diets that replaced red meat with healthy plant proteins led to decreases in risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

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