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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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Recent Research: Fruit Drinks Are As Unhealthy As Sugary Drinks

Nov 05, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Fruit juice has come under the spotlight since medical experts recently started looking more closely at the link between high sugar intake and the risk for heart disease. And now, two medical researchers argue that because of its high sugar content, fruit juice could be just as bad for us as sugar-sweetened beverages like carbonated drinks and sodas.

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Fruit Drinks Are As Unhealthy As Sugary Drinks, According To Research

Oct 17, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Fruit juice has come under the spotlight since medical experts recently started looking more closely at the link between high sugar intake and the risk for heart disease. And now, two medical researchers argue that because of its high sugar content, fruit juice could be just as bad for us as sugar-sweetened beverages like carbonated drinks and sodas.

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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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What Causes High Cholesterol?

Sep 24, 2018 by Total Access Medical
Cholesterol is both good and bad. At normal levels, it is an essential substance for the body. But if concentrations in the blood get too high, it becomes a silent danger that puts people at risk of heart attack.
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Does Olive Oil Reduce Risk of Alzheimer's Disease?

Aug 29, 2018 by Total Access Medical

The health benefits of olive oil are unrivaled, and research reveals more benefits nearly every day. In fact, we are only just beginning to understand the countless ways olive oil can improve our health, and our lives.

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Recent Research: Over-Cooked Starchy Foods Pose "Cancer Risk"

Aug 27, 2018 by Total Access Medical

A new warning about the health risks of eating toasted starchy foods such as browned potatoes, burnt toast and some cereals draws a link between a chemical called acrylamide and an increased risk of cancer.

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