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Homemade Baby Food Recipes

You may be wondering whether store-bought or homemade baby food is best. We've outlined the benefits of each, and we provided tips for making your baby food at home so you can make educated decisions that are best for your family.

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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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Safely Freezing Food

As simple as it sounds, freezing food can be a little tricky if you aren’t familiar with it. Here are tips to help you freeze your meals easily and safely.

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The Health Benefits of Fermented Foods

Fermentation has been been popular across cultures for centuries, but in the last few years fermented foods have been making a comeback in the U.S. Should you believe the hype?

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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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Oklahoma Favorite Foods Made Healthier: Pecan Pie

People with chronic pain face a serious decision when considering a long-term pain medication plan.

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The Skinny on Fat

Our understanding of the role fat plays in our diets continues to evolve. Medical research shows not all fat is created equal. The amount and type of dietary fat you eat can influence your health in ways both positive and negative.

Juli Johnson, APRN

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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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Oklahoma Favorite Foods Made Healthier: Buffalo Wings (aka Buffalo Chicken Quinoa Salad)

Can we remake Oklahoma's favorite foods into healthier dishes? We think so! Here's our take on deconstructed buffalo wings -- all the flavor, none of the saturated fat.

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