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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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What Is Cardiovascular Disease? 

May 21, 2018 by Total Access Medical
Cardiovascular diseases involve the blood vessels, the heart, or both. The cardiovascular or circulatory system supplies the body with blood. It consists of the heart, arteries, veins, and capillaries. There are several types of cardiovascular disease, but treatment, symptoms, and prevention often overlap.
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Nut Protein Vs. Meat Protein, Which Is Better?

May 07, 2018 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.
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Can Pecans Protect Heart Health? 

May 02, 2018 by William Kirkpatrick

Nuts are among foods that have shown promise for health. These healthful, nutrition-dense food items contain "good" fats, omega-3s, and a whole host of micronutrients.

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Do Not Skip Breakfast. You Could Be At Risk For Health Problems

Jul 28, 2017 by William Kirkpatrick

Have you heard of the saying, "you are what you eat?" Well, studies indicate that when you eat may be just as important as what you eat. 

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9 Foods for Healthier Skin

Jun 30, 2017 by William Kirkpatrick

It is well known that a diet filled with power foods such as dark leafy greens, blue berries and avacados can help beat chronic conditions like heart disease and diabetes.

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The Many Health Benefits of Fish Oil

May 29, 2017 by William Kirkpatrick
 
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Personal Medicine: Let's Talk Heart Health

Feb 09, 2015 by Richard Stamps

February is American Heart Month, an easy thing to remember, given all the heart-shaped boxes in red and pink that we see every time we go to the store or turn on the TV.

While the heart symbolizes love, it's also something that symbolizes our overall health. So let's talk about the steps we can all take towards having a healthier heart.

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