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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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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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Six Tips To Help You Eat Your Way To Better Health

Dec 25, 2018 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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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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The Relationship Between Obesity and Cancer

Sep 03, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Globally, 1.9 billion adults are overweight or obese, according to the World Health Organization. Roughly four in 10 adults are overweight, and more than one in 10 are obese, a condition that increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes, kidney problems and joint disorders in addition to multiple types of cancers. 

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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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Tips To Help Prevent Unhealthy Food Cravings

Aug 22, 2018 by Total Access Medical

Americans' reliance on processed foods and snacks is undoubtedly one of the main factors driving our skyrocketing obesity and disease rates

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Your Calorie Needs, Explained

Aug 10, 2018 by Total Access Medical

A calorie is defined as the amount of heat energy needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water by 1°C (1.8°F).

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