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Why You Should Eat Less Sugar During This Holiday Season

Dec 24, 2019 by Total Access Medical
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Will Eating Less Sugar Help Me Lose Weight?

Oct 15, 2019 by Total Access Medical
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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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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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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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