Items Tagged ‘healthy holidays’

Beating Holiday Stress

December 17, 2018

Beating Holiday Stress

By uclahealth uclahealth

The holiday season brings joy to many Americans, but it may also lead to heightened stress. During this busy time of year you may be adding more obligations to your already full schedule or feel pressured to spend more than your bank account allows. Effectively managing holiday stress can help you enjoy the season. Tips […]

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Tags: healthy habits, healthy holidays, holiday season, holiday stress, managing holiday stress, Stress tips


How to throw a healthy Fourth of July party

June 30, 2017

How to throw a healthy Fourth of July party

By Ryan Hatoum rhatoum

The Fourth of July is the perfect time to heat up the grill and gather with friends and family. With all that food and drink, however, the holiday can turn into a nutritional pitfall. Two dietitians at UCLA Health – Erin Morse and Dana Hunnes – share their tips on how to host a healthy […]

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Tags: alcohol, alcohol consumption, cooking, Dana Hunnes, dietician, dietitian, dietitians, Erin Morse, food, fourth of july, fruits, healthy holidays


How to avoid the holiday gorging slump and stay healthy

December 14, 2016

How to avoid the holiday gorging slump and stay healthy

By Ryan Hatoum rhatoum

A holiday celebration just isn’t complete without the food. Let’s face it: family meals, office parties, and holiday reunions scattered throughout the month mean we’ll all have the opportunity to eat, eat, and eat some more. And there lies the challenge: how do we avoid the trap of a month of overeating? Overeating can be […]

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Tags: calories, dietitian, eating, Erin Morse, healthy eating, healthy holidays, holidays, overeating, physical activity, registered dietitian


Halloween treats can play tricks on your child’s teeth

October 17, 2016

Halloween treats can play tricks on your child’s teeth

By Brianna Aldrich brianna_aldrich

No doubt about it: Halloween is a fabulously fun holiday, especially for children who come home with a bag of candy after a night of trick-or-treating. But it’s also one of those holidays that can be easily overdone. That is, eating too much candy can lead to stomach aches, sugar highs – and cavities. “Naturally […]

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Tags: candy, cavities, children's health, dentistry, diet, food, Halloween, healthy holidays, oral health, wellness


Healthy holidays: Plan now for a fit and festive season

October 12, 2016

Healthy holidays: Plan now for a fit and festive season

By uclahealth uclahealth

It’s not officially the holiday season yet, but Halloween candy is already piling up on store shelves. Indulgence (and potential overindulgence) is just around the corner. Instead of resigning yourself to letting all good habits go and planning to pick them back up in January, why not strategize now? That way, you’ll stay on schedule […]

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