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The Relationship Between Obesity and Cancer

Jun 13, 2019 by Total Access Medical

In a recent study, researchers looked at the 13 types of cancer that have traditionally been associated with being overweight and having obesity.

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How Do Nut and Meat Protein Affect the Heart?

Mar 20, 2019 by Total Access Medical
It has been long suspected that including nuts and seeds in the diet protects against heart and vascular disease, while red meats increase risk. A study has found that meat protein is associated with a sharp increased risk of heart disease while protein from nuts and seeds is beneficial for the human heart.  The study included data from more than 81,000 participants and was published online by the International Journal of Epidemiology.
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How To Change Bad Eating Habits

Mar 13, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Choosing from all the food groups will not guarantee a balanced diet. But if you're serious about eating healthier and losing weight, you need to shake it up, change those bad eating habits, and start thinking differently about your diet and lifestyle. Here are six tips to help you eat your way to better health.

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Tips: How To Make The Change To A Healthful Diet

Jan 17, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Choosing from all the food groups will not guarantee a balanced diet. Here are six tips to help you eat your way to better health.

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10 Best Foods For Prostate Health 

Jan 03, 2019 by Total Access Medical

Here are 10 foods that you can eat to boost prostate health.  

1) Brazilian Nuts

Brazilian nuts are an especially rich source of the mineral selenium, which is important for prostate health. In fact, just one ounce of Brazil nuts can contain as much as ten times the RDA for selenium.

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How Can I Increase My Metabolism?

Nov 20, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Metabolism describes the complex processes that regulate how we convert the food we eat into energy. Here's how to boost your metabolism throughout the day. 

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Tips On How To Break Your Carb Cravings

Nov 14, 2018 by Total Access Medical
Nutrition experts say that breaking carb cravings is not about getting rid of carbs entirely but rather cutting back on highly processed fast-acting carbs and eating more high-quality ones that are high in fiber and low in added sugars, such as beans, whole grains, fruit and vegetables.
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New Study Examines The Impact of Sugar on Child's Brain Function

Oct 12, 2018 by Total Access Medical

We know eating too much added sugar is bad for your waistline and your heart health. But now some researchers say it can also have a negative effect on a child's brain function.

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Which Is Better For The Human Heart? Nut Protein or Meat Protein

Oct 08, 2018 by Total Access Medical
It has been long suspected that including nuts and seeds in the diet protects against heart and vascular disease, while red meats increase risk. A study has found that meat protein is associated with a sharp increased risk of heart disease while protein from nuts and seeds is beneficial for the human heart.
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Don't Let Your Kids Skip Breakfast

Oct 03, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Among youth, the habit of skipping breakfast is cause for concern since daily nutrient intake plays a pivotal role in growth and development. Increased demands for growth require more energy, or calories.

Research has shown that children who skip breakfast do not compensate for it by eating more later in the day. Skipping breakfast may affect the child’s academic performance as overall engagement and cognitive abilities may be compromised due to low blood glucose.

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