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Loading up on lighter fare for the holidays

STILLWATER, Okla. – Sharing rich, delicious traditional and favorite dishes with family and friends is often part of what makes the holidays so special. No worries for anyone watching the waistline, though. There are plenty of tips and tricks for health-conscious folks on the hook for hosting the family meal or contributing to the feast.
Making healthy choices at holiday gatherings

Mon, Dec 11, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – Anyone trying to follow a healthy lifestyle knows it is tough enough to stay on track on a regular day or week. It only becomes harder during the gauntlet of holiday gatherings.

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Serving up cookbooks as holiday gifts

Thu, Dec 07, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – Wondering what to get the foodie on your holiday list? Or perhaps you are stumped on what to give the hard-to-shop-for friend or family member who has everything. Well, everyone has to eat, right? Cookbooks can make great gifts, especially when they closely match the receiver’s interests and abilities.

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Oklahoma school nutrition professionals earn a chance to work with trained chef

Fri, Sep 22, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – School nutrition professionals from 15 Oklahoma schools and school districts will team up with a trained chef this semester to cook up fresher, tastier cafeteria offerings and whip up a sweeter overall dining experience.

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Breakfast helps set the stage for academic success

Wed, Jul 26, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – Mornings during the school year can be a hectic blur for both parents and students trying to get out the door, but that should not be an excuse to skip breakfast.

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Remember to stay hydrated in the summer

Mon, Jul 17, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – While it is important to stay hydrated year-round, it can be more of a challenge during the steamy summer months. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to beat the heat by balancing fluid intake with what is lost through the course of the daily living.

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Bone health remains important as we age

Wed, May 31, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – It is not necessarily true that the older we get, the more fragile we become, but aging and loss of bone mass are directly linked.

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Maintain muscle as you age

Wed, May 31, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – A decline in muscle mass is a part of aging, but doing everything possible to slow that decline should be near the top of everyone’s priority list.

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Older adults can help guard their immune system with healthy lifestyle

Wed, May 31, 2017

STILLWATER, Okla. – Most people probably are not overly familiar with the sprawling network of tissues and organs that make up the body’s immune system, much less the very important job that system does.

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Nutrition Facts Label getting an update

Wed, Jul 20, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. – In the coming months, shoppers will begin to see a revamped Nutrition Facts Label stamped on packaged foods lining store shelves after the Food and Drug Administration approved a revised version of the label this spring.

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Nutrition program helps Oklahomans get healthier

Thu, Mar 10, 2016

STILLWATER, Okla. – Even as the nation celebrates National Nutrition Month in March, it is a well known fact the pursuit of a healthy lifestyle requires a daily commitment.

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