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Fruits and Vegetables Reaching Peak Ripeness in Summer

The abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables at their peak ripeness during these warm months makes it easy to eat your way to better health.

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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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My 100 Pound Weight Loss Journey

A weight loss story to inspire you.

Sarah Johnston

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The Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

Remember Chia Pets? Those very same chia seeds are a whole grain superfood packed with fiber and protein that may lower your blood pressure and cholesterol.

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Can a Teenage Boy Eat Too Much Protein?

Protein does many great things for a teenage body, like building tissue and helping your teen grow. But is there such a thing as too much protein for an ever-hungry teenage boy?

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Healthy and Quick Snacks for Growing Teens

Teens' growing bodies need a lot of fuel, but you can make sure they are choosing healthy and quick snacks that satisfy them and keep them full longer.

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Diet Recommendations That Can Help Relieve Anxiety

An INTEGRIS dietitian explores the correlation between diet and anxiety.

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Healthier Eating You Can Start Today: The Quick List!

One of the best ways you can harness your body’s ability to heal itself is through the foods you eat. If you make just one change starting today, you will begin to prevent inappropriate inflammation, reduce the risk of age-related diseases and promote your optimal health.

Juli Johnson, APRN

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What Do the New Dietary Guidelines Really Mean?

The new 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines were just released, and the recommendations haves sparked a lot of conversation among journalists, doctors and nutritionists. An INTEGRIS dietitian weighs in on what you REALLY need to know.

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When Should You Consider Weight Loss Surgery?

Weight loss surgery can assist someone struggling with obesity to manage their weight or help with high blood pressure, diabetes or sleep apnea.

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