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The Benefits of Physical Activity

April 24, 2019 12:55 am Published by Comments Off on The Benefits of Physical Activity

When you were growing up, getting physical activity was easier. Recess was your favorite part of the school day. You…


Understanding Calories

February 11, 2019 5:28 pm Published by Comments Off on Understanding Calories

Calories measure how much energy foods and drinks provide. Our bodies store and “burn” calories as fuel, which we use…



Set Simple Goals and Make Healthy Swaps in 2019

January 17, 2019 7:39 pm Published by Comments Off on 
Set Simple Goals and Make Healthy Swaps in 2019

For more information contact: Whitney Dinger, Public Information and Outreach Specialist whitneyd@tset.ok.gov (405) 521-4959 (office) (405) 227-0488 (cell) Set Simple…


6 Tips To Beat The Winter Blues

January 3, 2019 8:15 pm Published by Comments Off on 6 Tips To Beat The Winter Blues

Winter is here, and it often means staying indoors and being less active. Freezing temperatures don’t have to put the…


7 Meals to Make in 20 Minutes or Less

March 23, 2018 2:51 pm Published by Comments Off on 7 Meals to Make in 20 Minutes or Less

Busy weeknights usually call for quick, easy dinners. But too often, convenience gets put before nutrition. Sure, frozen pizza, hot…


25 Healthy Hacks for Busy Parents

March 20, 2018 7:29 pm Published by Comments Off on 25 Healthy Hacks for Busy Parents

Parents are busy. It’s the understatement of the century. To help make your lives a little easier and your kids’…


Free Local Activities in Oklahoma

January 16, 2018 8:20 pm Published by Comments Off on Free Local Activities in Oklahoma

Oklahoma offers tons of free activities that help get you and your family moving. From hiking trails to biking trails…


Family-Friendly Activities

January 16, 2018 5:24 pm Published by Comments Off on Family-Friendly Activities

Adults need 30 minutes of physical activity every day. Kids need 60. Now, how can you and your family get…


How to Start Working Out

June 8, 2017 1:55 pm Published by Comments Off on How to Start Working Out

No matter how busy your day is, how cozy your couch is or how enjoyable your TV shows are, physical…


6 Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

November 9, 2016 11:00 pm Published by Comments Off on 6 Healthy Thanksgiving Side Dishes

There’s no doubt you’ll be gobbling up some turkey on Thanksgiving Thursday. But what else will you put on your…


Food Safety: A Step-By-Step Guide

August 22, 2016 3:47 pm Published by Comments Off on Food Safety: A Step-By-Step Guide

Most people are aware that raw meat, poultry and seafood carry risks of foodborne illness. But did you know you…