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Eat Fish Twice a Week to Protect Your Heart

Studies show eating fish just twice a week can reduce the risk of dying from heart disease by 36 percent.

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Eat Your Way to Better Health With Dr. Andrew Weil's Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Meet guest blogger Juli Johnson. She's an APRN at INTEGRIS here in Oklahoma and an Integrative Medicine expert. Here she talks the benefits of anti-inflammatory diets.

Juli Johnson, APRN

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Low Sugar Smoothie Recipe

Have you thought about making a smoothie for breakfast but are worried about the amount of calories or sugars?

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Substitute Mashed Potatoes with Mashed Cauliflower

If you're looking for ways to reduce the amount of carbohydrates you eat, try this mashed cauliflower recipe as a great substitute.

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How to Calculate Calories per Serving

It can be difficult to understand portion sizes based on the food label. Here are tips on how to more accurately calculate calories per serving.

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Make Realistic New Year's Resolutions

Many people make New Year's resolutions to lose weight or improve their health. But keeping your resolutions realistic is the key.

Karen Massey, RD/LD

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Eat, Drink and Be Merry...In Moderation

During the holidays, we can be tempted by all the snacks and treats that are abundant this time of year. And when you consider the added stress that comes with the holidays, we tend to seek comfort in those sweet foods and drinks. Dr. Melanie Marshall, a family medicine physician with INTEGRIS Family Care Northwest, gives tips on how to plan for holiday gatherings and manage your shopping stress during the season.

Melanie Marshall, M.D.

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On a Diet? You can Still Enjoy Thanksgiving

If you're on a diet, you might worry about Thanksgiving and the extra calories. But it's a special occasion and one day is not going to wreck your diet.

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Bronzed Mushrooms

This fabulous recipe for bronzed mushrooms can be served as a side dish or add light sour cream to serve over toast, pasta, chicken, or beef.

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How Sleep Affects Weight Control

Karen Massey, a registered licensed dietitian with INTEGRIS, takes a look at how sleep affects your brain function and the impact it has on weight control.

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Proper Protein for Building Muscle Mass

Protein is important for building muscle mass, but what is the proper serving size of protein to achieve your goal?

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How to Make Heart-Healthy Food Choices

Maintaining a healthy diet is one of the best weapons for fighting cardiovascular disease and other heart conditions.

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Change Up Your Lunch With Confetti Wraps

If you take your lunch to work, it can get rather boring. Change it up with healthy confetti wraps that are easy to create and can be prepared at work.

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Try Greek Chicken Tacos for a Light Grilled Dinner

This new little recipe for Greek chicken tacos was adapted from Southern Living Magazine and turned out fabulous! It’s light, delicious, and healthy!

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