antioxidants

Learn how this ancient plant impacts the immune system

By Chayil Champion • March 18, 2022

Learn about the health benefits of ginger and how you can add it to your daily routine.

By uclahealth • March 14, 2022

Dear Doctors: Can the food we eat affect chronic inflammation in the body? In our previous column, we addressed the first half of a two-part question about inflammation – what is it, and can it be affected [...]

By Ask the Doctors • September 5, 2018

Dear Doctor: I’ve been taking vitamin E for years because it’s an antioxidant and supposed to be good for me, but my doctor told me recently I shouldn't be taking it.   Is that correct? Just before I graduated medical school in [...]

By Ask the Doctors • May 25, 2018

Dear Doctor: Will eating nuts really reduce my risk of heart disease, cancer and other diseases, which a new study has suggested? If so, how many should I be eating? Dear Reader: Nuts are fruits. They consist of a hard shell [...]

By Ask the Doctors • March 30, 2018

As Halloween approaches and sugary treats top the shopping list, there are some tricks you can deploy to provide healthy and fun alternatives to the customary loads of candy that are shoveled into kids’ bags and stomachs. To stop the sugar overload this Halloween, consider handing out healthy [...]

By Roxanne Moster • October 20, 2016

Want a fun and effective way to make your meals healthier? Take your cues from the changing seasons. Fruits and vegetables that are in season and freshly picked are at their nutritional peak. Research has shown, for instance, that apples lose antioxidants as they sit in cold storage (antioxidants [...]

By uclahealth • September 8, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZfzGCXQb5E Urologist Dr. Jesse Mills  believes not enough attention is paid to male infertility. He wants to shine a light on the causes of infertility and the things that can be done to combat the condition. Up to 25 percent of couples have difficulties achieving pregnancy after six [...]

By Kim Irwin • July 26, 2016