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Pros and Cons of Different Diet Lifestyles

With the start of a new year, you may be thinking about cleaning up your diet and making healthier lifestyle choices. There are so many different diet lifestyles to try, it can be overwhelming and confusing to figure out what dietary needs are right for you. We explain common diets to help you understand what might work for you.

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Are Plant Based Meats Healthier than Regular Meat

With the increased demand for plant-based meats, we looked at whether or not these meatless alternatives are healthier than regular meat.

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How to Do an Elimination Diet

Many people with food sensitivities aren’t aware their diet could be causing mild daily symptoms such as pain or discomfort. An elimination diet can help link specific foods to symptoms such as indigestion, skin problems, inflammation and fatigue and identify foods that correlate with signs of sensitivity, intolerance or allergy.

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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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Got Questions About Bone Broth? We Have Answers.

Due to unprecedented reader interest, here is a collection of the questions we received about the health benefits of bone broth, with some answers.

Kellye Elliott

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My 100 Pound Weight Loss Journey

A weight loss story to inspire you.

Sarah Johnston

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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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The Health Benefits of Turmeric

Current medical research is confirming what has been understood in India and Asia for thousands of years. Turmeric may offer a large number of health benefits for your body and brain.

Juli Johnson, APRN

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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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The Health Benefits of Bone Broth

We’ve all heard the old adage that chicken soup is good for the soul. But lately you’ve probably been hearing a lot of talk about the benefits of bone broth, too. What’s with all the fuss?

Kellye Elliott

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Integrative Medicine: Breast Cancer Risk and Nutrition

Why not start with the foods you eat if you're concerned about breast cancer risk?

Juli Johnson, APRN

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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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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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