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                              Monica's Story Total Lost: 57 pounds (in the first 6 [...]
By uclahealth • September 30, 2016
Want to lower your risk for diabetes, obesity, heart disease and depression – without leaving your house? Then go to bed! An often-ignored factor in improving our health is getting a good night’s sleep. We may view a solid 8 hours as a luxury, but it is actually [...]
By uclahealth • September 16, 2016
National Sons and Daughters Day on August 11 is a good excuse to celebrate all the things you love about your children, including those you’ve passed down to them: your crooked smile, your curly hair, your goofy sense of humor. But there are some genetic legacies ­– like [...]
By uclahealth • August 8, 2016
Whether you want to lose weight or improve your overall health, a nutritious diet is an important piece of the puzzle. Knowing what foods to eat can be complicated, and sometimes, unhealthy foods can masquerade as wholesome options. Keep an eye out for these sneaky snacks:
  1. Multigrain [...]
By uclahealth • July 15, 2016
With National Men’s Health Week June 13-19 and Father’s Day on June 19, the month of June has become synonymous with men’s health. So take a cue from your calendar and help the men in your life ­— fathers, brothers, friends, partners, sons — take better care of themselves. [...]
By uclahealth • June 12, 2016
  If you’ve ever contemplated becoming a vegetarian, check out how eating a plant-based diet isn’t just good for your health; it’s good for Earth’s health. Dana Hunnes, a UCLA dietitian, provides some compelling reasons to get on the vegetarian bandwagon on [...]
By Roxanne Moster • April 22, 2016
March is National Nutrition Month, an information and education campaign created in 1973 by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to educate Americans about making wise food choices and developing healthy eating and exercise habits. In addition, National Nutrition Month honors the expertise of registered dietitians as the definitive [...]
By uclahealth • March 24, 2016
Serves 6 Recipe Ingredients 2 pounds Chicken tenders, raw, cut in smaller pieces 1 Tbsp. Corn oil 1 cup Onions, julienned 1 tsp. Garlic, chopped 2 tsp. Ginger root, minced ¾ cup Tomatoes, fresh, diced ¼ 1 tsp. Cumin, ground ½ tsp. Turmeric, ground 1 [...]
By uclahealth • February 11, 2016