On Your Health

Check back to the INTEGRIS On Your Health blog for the latest health and wellness information for all Oklahomans, published three times a week.

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Oklahoma's Latest Health Rankings

It's early in 2018, which means it’s time for America’s Health Rankings® Annual Report. The report, recently released by the United Health Foundation, ranked Oklahoma number 43 in the U.S. in terms of health. We’re breaking down the data and highlighting some interesting facts about Oklahoma.

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How to Find Your Healthiest Weight

It’s nearing the end of January — have you made any progress on your resolutions? A common one is weight loss, but understanding how to find your healthiest weight is important to achieve the best results.

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Alternatives to Peanut Butter

Peanut butter is a staple in most American kitchens but many people don’t realize there are a wide variety of nut butters made from other nut varieties. When it comes to health benefits, peanut butter just can’t compete with the healthy ingredients found in other nut butters.

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Why the Spare Tire Happens and What It Means for Men

While often termed differently, muffin top, belly fat and spare tire are all essentially the same - excess abdominal fat. No matter what it’s called, it can be a frustration for many men because it's one of the most difficult areas to slim and tone.

Brent Wilson, RD/LD

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How to Eat Complete Proteins in Vegetarian and Vegan Diets

Eating more veggies and fruits is never a bad idea, just be sure to incorporate enough complete proteins. Without them, you might feel sluggish and lose muscle mass. Fortunately, a little menu planning can help you include enough complete proteins in your diet.

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Sugar Showdown: Which Sweetener is the Best?

With so many different sweeteners and false advertisements, it can be confusing to determine which sweetener is the best option for your health. We consulted Brent Wilson, a registered dietitian at INTEGRIS, to get his perspective.

Brent Wilson, RD/LD

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Best Cooking Oils for Better Health

Cooking oils are not one-size-fits-all, so it’s important to have options on hand, depending on what you’re preparing.

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Thanksgiving With Diabetes

Approach the holiday season this year by offering healthy dinner options and you’ll help your family enjoy a meal that’s better for them while being mindful of your guests who may have diabetes.

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