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10,000 Steps Per Day May Halve Dementia Risk

Nov 30, 2022 by Total Access Medical

As the global population ages, cases of dementia are also on the rise worldwide. The World Health Organization (WHO) states that some 55 million people currently have dementia, and the number is set to rise to 139 million by 2050.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate that Alzheimer’s disease, the commonest form of dementia, affects around 5.8 million people in the United States alone.

According to a study recently published in JAMA Neurology, simply increasing the number of steps a person takes each day can decrease their dementia risk by as much as 50%.

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What Are The Warning Signs Of Heart Disease?

Nov 24, 2022 by Total Access Medical
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups in the United States. Symptoms of the disease depend on what type of heart disease you have. 
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What Are The Causes Of Heart Disease And How Can You Prevent It?

Nov 17, 2022 by Total Access Medical

Heart diseases affect the heart and blood vessels. Almost half of all adults in the U.S. have at least one form of heart disease. Heart disease causes depend on your specific type of heart disease. There are many different types of heart disease.

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Foods That Fight Inflammation

Nov 10, 2022 by Total Access Medical
An anti-inflammatory diet favors fruits and vegetables, foods containing omega-3 fatty acids, whole grains, lean protein, healthful fats, and spices. It discourages or limits the consumption of processed foods, red meats, and alcohol.
Inflammation is worsened by stress, low activity levels, and processed foods.
The anti-inflammatory diet is not a specific regimen but rather a style of eating.
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The Importance of Healthy Dietary Patterns in Chronic Disease Prevention

Nov 03, 2022 by Total Access Medical

How many times have you heard the saying, "You are what you eat"?

You know your diet impacts your health. But have you ever wondered how exactly it improves your health? How does what you put into your body prevent certain life-threatening illnesses like heart disease, stroke, diabetes and osteoporosis?

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Longevity: How Diet and Exercise Can Help You Live Longer

Oct 20, 2022 by Total Access Medical

Recently, a published study has concluded that there are lifestyle factors that can increase your odds of reaching an older age without chronic health issues.

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Diet, Nutrition, and Cancer Risk: What Do We Know

Oct 13, 2022 by Total Access Medical

Researchers have narrowed down the specific foods and dietary patterns that may increase the risk of certain cancers. Research into diet and cancer risk is ongoing, and researchers still have much to learn about how and why food choices affect cancer risk.

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How The Mediterranean Diet Can Increase Brain Health

Oct 05, 2022 by Total Access Medical

A new study found that meals inspired by traditional foods from the Mediterranean may lower risk for dementia.

In this study, researchers showed that it's possible to not only improve cognitive function -- most specifically memory -- but also reduce risk for Alzheimer's disease.

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Which Foods Reduce Inflammation?

Sep 25, 2022 by Total Access Medical

Inflammation can be both good and bad. On one hand, it helps your body defend itself from infection and injury. On the other hand, chronic inflammation can lead to weight gain and disease. Stress, inflammatory foods, and low activity levels can make this risk even greater.

However, studies demonstrate that some foods can fight inflammation.

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Can Diet Influence The Immune System?

Sep 17, 2022 by Total Access Medical

We may take it for granted that our diet can influence the way our immune systems work. But how and why does what we eat impact the immune response? 

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