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What Are The Health Benefits Of Time-Restricted Eating?

Jan 24, 2023 by Total Access Medical

Time-restricted eating (TRE) involves a regular, 24-hour cycle of eating and fasting, with meals, snacks, and sugary drinks strictly limited to the same 8–10 hour window each day.

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Helpful Tips for Interviewing A Concierge Doctor

Jan 16, 2023 by Total Access Medical

You've done your research and you love what concierge medicine has to offer. You know the next step is meeting with concierge care physicians so that you can find the right fit.

Here are five tips for conducting those all-important meet-and-greets.

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Why Does The Flu Strike In Winter?

Jan 08, 2023 by Total Access Medical

Many people associate cold weather with the flu. Sneezing, scratchy throat, runny nose, sore throat -- everyone knows the first signs. And, according to the CDC, millions of people develop the flu each year in the United States. 

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A Nutritionist Guide To Plant-Based Protein

Dec 06, 2022 by Total Access Medical

Plant-based foods typically contain fiber, which promotes good gut bacteria, smoother digestion, and, in the case of soluble fiber, better heart health.

Research has suggested that a plant-based diet could play a role in cancer prevention. Other studies have shown plant-based eating can be a helpful strategy for weight loss and type 2 diabetes management.

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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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