Items Tagged ‘balanced diet’

August 10, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Should I take a multivitamin, just to be safe?

By Ask the Doctors askthedoctors

Dear Doctors: Do I really need to take a multivitamin? My sisters are convinced that you can’t get all of the nutrients that you need without one, but it seems to me that as long you’re eating right, you’re covered. Multivitamins are the most widely used supplements in the U.S. It is estimated that between […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, balanced diet, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, healthy diet, multivitamins, nutrition


How to help your picky eater

February 1, 2018

How to help your picky eater

By uclahealth uclahealth

Good nutrition affects a child’s energy, mood, and overall health and development. To ensure children eat a balanced diet, it’s important that parents learn how to deal with picky eaters in an effective and positive way. Picky (selective) eaters Does your child insist on eating chicken nuggets every night? Or refuse to try anything new […]

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Tags: balanced diet, food planning, grains, nutritional supplements, picky eaters, protein, Thomas Jacob MD, UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital, vegetables, whole fruits


Is your 2018 weight-loss plan stalled? Try these steps next

January 24, 2018

Is your 2018 weight-loss plan stalled? Try these steps next

By Ryan Hatoum rhatoum

With 2018 now well under way, many of us will be checking ourselves on that New Year’s resolution to shed some pounds. So why are some of us – try as we might – not seeing the numbers on the scale go down? Dr. Vijaya Surampudi, a physician with the Risk Factor Obesity Weight Management […]

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Tags: balanced diet, BMI, body composition, body mass index, body mass index (BMI), diet, dieting, Dr. Vijaya Surampudi, exercise, fat, food, muscle


How to stay healthy with a vegan diet

December 5, 2017

How to stay healthy with a vegan diet

By uclahealth uclahealth

With New Year’s resolutions around the corner, Americans will focus increased attention on how they can retool their health. Chances are, they’ll put a spotlight on dietary changes. Experts agree that a diet low in fat and cholesterol and high in vegetables and grains is key. Sometimes, the health-conscious consider a vegan diet, which forbids […]

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Tags: balanced diet, healthy diet, healthy lifestyle changes, lifestyle changes, low fat diet, new year resolution, switching to a vegan diet, vegan diet


Here's a distinct definition for the word 'healthy'

May 4, 2017

Here’s a distinct definition for the word ‘healthy’

By Ryan Hatoum rhatoum

We’ve all been there: you pick up a food item at the grocery store that has the word ‘healthy’ on it – but you’re not quite sure what that means. Is it good for you? Is it nutritious? It is worth paying extra for? Nutrition experts have been attempting to agree upon a clear definition […]

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Tags: balanced diet, Dana Hunnes, dieting, eating healthy, food, food labels, health, healthy, nutrition labels