Items Tagged ‘healthy diet’

Beyond popsicles: Healthy summer eating tips

June 22, 2016

Beyond popsicles: Healthy summer eating tips

By uclahealth uclahealth

While “summertime food” may conjure images of hot dogs and ice cream, summer is actually the perfect time to increase your family’s intake of fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Whether they’re cannonballing into the pool, building sandcastles, riding bikes or scaling jungle gyms, fun in the sun makes kids ravenous. So take advantage of that […]

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Tags: childrens health, healthy diet, healthy food, healthy living, protein, summer food, UCLA Fit for Healthy Weight Program, whole grain


Lessons from The Biggest Loser: Can you keep lost pounds from creeping back?

June 13, 2016

Lessons from The Biggest Loser: Can you keep lost pounds from creeping back?

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Contestants on the hit show “The Biggest Loser” are known for their remarkable transformations. Some of the program’s stars have lost over 200 pounds with intensive dieting and exercise. But new research from scientists at the National Institutes of Health suggests that those remarkable body makeovers are incredibly tough to maintain. Biggest losers are big […]

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Tags: body makeovers, diets, dramatic weight loss, exercise, healthy diet, healthy habits, intensive dieting, leptin, low-calorie, low-fat diets, medical weight loss program, physical activity


Vegetarian chili

March 3, 2016

Vegetarian chili

By uclahealth uclahealth

Serves 6 Recipe Ingredients 1 ½ tsp. Olive oil ¾ cup Onions, fresh, diced 1 tsp. Garlic, chopped ½ cup Celery, chopped ¾ cup Green bell pepper, julienned ¾ cup Zucchini, diced 1” ¾ cup Mushrooms, pre-sliced 1 tsp. Chili powder, mild ½ tsp. Cayenne pepper 1 ¼ tsp Cumin, ground 1 ¼ tsp. Coriander, […]

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Tags: healthy diet, healthy food, healthy recipes, recipes, UCLA Health tips, vegetarian chili


Sustainable tilapia with quinoa kale salad

February 26, 2016

Sustainable tilapia with quinoa kale salad

By uclahealth uclahealth

Serves 6 Recipe Ingredients 6 each Tilapia filets, boneless, raw 5–7 oz. each 1 cup Seasoned flour (see sub-recipe) 3 oz. Fresh pink grapefruit cut into bite size chunks 3 oz. Kale, shredded 3 oz. Homemade Greek dressing (see sub-recipe) 1 ¼ cup Quinoa with fresh herbs (see sub-recipe) Seasoned Flour Ingredients 1 cup Flour, […]

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Tags: healthy diet, healthy food, healthy recipes, kale, quinoa, tilapia


7 Foods to Eat for a Healthy Heart

February 24, 2016

7 Foods to Eat for a Healthy Heart

By uclahealth uclahealth

Keeping your heart healthy is important. You’ve probably heard plenty about the foods that you shouldn’t eat to keep your heart healthy, but there are plenty of delicious options that will help improve your health. Check out these 7 foods to eat for a healthy heart. Fish is high in omega-3s, which are great for […]

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Tags: featured, healthy diet, healthy food, healthy heart, healthy living, heart health


Indian chicken curry

February 11, 2016

Indian chicken curry

By uclahealth uclahealth

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 tsp. Coriander, ground ½ tsp. Chili Powder, mild ¼ tsp. […]

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