Items Tagged ‘Dr. Vijaya Surampudi’

March 27, 2018

Is “follow up” an urban legend?

By debra debra9

While I have never come across a Doctor at UCLA that I didn’t like or respect, Dr. Surampudi stands out. I’ve dreamed of something like this, but never saw it happen in the wild. I woke up with a bad cold and had to cancel my appointment with her. I rescheduled, thankful to find a […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Vijaya Surampudi, patient stories


Talking to someone close about a touchy topic: weight gain

February 8, 2018

Talking to someone close about a touchy topic: weight gain

By Ryan Hatoum rhatoum

When a loved one or partner keeps gaining weight, concerns about their health may make us wonder: should I say something? And if you do, what’s the best way to broach the subject without hurt feelings or a fight? Dr. Vijaya Surampudi, a physician with the Risk Factor Obesity Weight Management Program at UCLA Health, […]

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Tags: BMI, body composition, Dr. Vijaya Surampudi, fat, healthy diet, nutrition, obesity, overweight, UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, weight, weight loss


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


Kiwi the super fruit: Good nutrition comes in small packages

May 19, 2016

Kiwi the super fruit: Good nutrition comes in small packages

By uclahealth uclahealth

By Vijaya Surampudi MD, MS When it comes to fruit, we often go with what we know: apples, oranges, bananas, berries and such. However, there are many fruits that are popular in Asian and European countries that may not be as regularly consumed in the United States and deserve their shot at our tables. Take […]

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Tags: Dr. Vijaya Surampudi, fruits, healthy eating, kiwifruit, Nutrient, super fruit, superfruit, UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, weight loss, weight management