Items Tagged ‘fiber’

I can't lose weight. Is my gut bacteria to blame?

October 15, 2018

I can’t lose weight. Is my gut bacteria to blame?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: I can’t seem to lose weight and am wondering if my gut bacteria could be to blame. How can I change it? In recent years, it has become increasingly clear that the bacteria that live in our gastrointestinal tract, also known as the gut microbiome, play a significant and far-reaching role in our […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, fiber, gut bacteria, gut microbiome, prebiotics, probiotic foods


Ask the Doctors - Do nuts reduce the risk of heart disease and other illnesses?

March 30, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Do nuts reduce the risk of heart disease and other illnesses?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

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 and an edible seed. To answer your question, I’ll use the definition of nuts […]

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Tags: almonds, antioxidants, Brazil nuts, cancer, cardiovascular disease, cashews, diet, Dr. Robert Ashley, eating nuts, fiber, fruits, hazelnuts


5 ways to help your man get healthy

June 12, 2016

5 ways to help your man get healthy

By uclahealth uclahealth

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. Not sure how to nudge the […]

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Tags: aerobic activity, alcohol, balenced diet, binge drinking, cancers, diabetes, diet, fiber, healthy living, heart disease, high blood pressure, infertility