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Boost Your Immune System This Winter In 5 Simple Ways

Jan 30, 2024 by Total Access Medical

Your immune system is a large network of organs, white blood cells, proteins, and chemicals that protect your body from germs and other invaders. The immune system also helps you heal after an injury or illness. It’s also very smart as it remembers every germ (microbe) it’s ever defeated, so if that microbe enters your body again, it can quickly be demolished. 

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Which Foods Carry The Most And Least Pesticides?

Feb 21, 2023 by Total Access Medical
A recent report used data from the  US Department of Agriculture to rank 46 foods that are the most and least contaminated with pesticide residues. 
Avoiding pesticides is critical for babies and children because of the damage they can cause to the developing brain. 
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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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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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