Items Tagged ‘healthy diet’

Defeat Depression With A Healthy Diet

May 14, 2019

Defeat Depression With A Healthy Diet

By uclahealth uclahealth

Research over the past ten years suggests that you can prevent depression with a healthy diet. Some studies suggest a healthy diet, like a Mediterranean-style eating plan, can even treat depression once it’s been diagnosed.  Improving Brain Health Through Diet At the root of depression is an unhealthy brain. Improving your diet can increase brain […]

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Tags: brain health, depression, healthy diet, healthy foods, mental health, mood, UCLA psychiatry


August 10, 2018

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

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

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


Ask the Doctors - How can I reduce my risk of prostate cancer?

July 25, 2018

Ask the Doctors – How can I reduce my risk of prostate cancer?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: Is there anything I can do to reduce my risk of prostate cancer? No one in my family has had cancer but I just turned 55 and I want to do whatever I can to stay healthy. While there is no single approach to prevent prostate cancer, research has shown that certain lifestyle […]

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Tags: Ask the Doctors, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, healthy diet, lifestyle, obesity, prostate cancer, tobacco


To ease the transition to a plant-based diet, try these foods

July 18, 2018

To ease the transition to a plant-based diet, try these foods

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

Plant-based diets are associated with numerous health benefits, but it’s not so easy for meat eaters to suddenly drop foods they’re used to eating daily. Certain foods can help ease that transition, says UCLA senior dietitian Dana Hunnes, by providing nutrients and textures that are comparable to beef, chicken and other meat. If you feel […]

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Tags: almond milk, calcium, Dana Hunnes, diet, dietician, dietitian, dietitians, food, food choices, foods, healthy diet, meat


Ask the Doctors - Are 6 small meals a day better than 3 big ones?

March 13, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Are 6 small meals a day better than 3 big ones?

By Ask the Doctors Ask the Doctors

Dear Doctors: I’ve been hearing that eating six small meals per day instead of three large ones is better for your health and even helps with weight loss. When I try it, though, I wind up feeling hungry all day. Are six meals really better than three? Your question arises from recent news reports, but […]

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Tags: blood glucose control, blood glucose levels, diet, Dr. Eve Glazier, Dr.Elizabeth Ko, exercise, fasting glucose levels, healthy diet, lean proteins, metabolic advantage, nibbling diet, processed foods


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 Ryan Hatoum

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


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


Understanding sleep apnea in children

May 13, 2017

Understanding sleep apnea in children

By uclahealth uclahealth

Does your child snore loudly and frequently, sleep in unusual positions and have problems paying attention in school? If so, you may want to talk to your pediatrician about sleep apnea. This condition is caused by a partial or complete obstruction of the upper airway that briefly stops breathing during sleep, interrupting your child’s rest. […]

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Tags: adenoids, asthma, childhood obesity, children snoring, exercise, gastroesophageal reflux disease, healthy diet, mouth guard, peds pulmonology, polysomnogram, sleep apnea, sleep apnea in children


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #10

February 22, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #10

By uclahealth uclahealth

Healthy diet, physical activity, low stress and strong social supports really do help you live longer. Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: diet, healthy diet, heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, low stress, physical activity, social support, stress, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center


Super skin: Seven ways to get a healthy glow

November 9, 2016

Super skin: Seven ways to get a healthy glow

By uclahealth uclahealth

We’d all love skin that glows with health, inside and out. To mark National Healthy Skin Month, we asked Hayley Goldbach, MD, UCLA dermatology resident, to share her top tips for healthy skin. 1. Start from the inside. Good overall health equals good skin, so cover your bases: Eat a healthy diet rich in fruits and […]

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Tags: abrasive cleansers, acne, dermatologist, dermatology, diet, Dr Hayley Goldbach, dry skin, fight acne, healthy diet, healthy skin, moisturizing, national healthy skin month