May 2, 2018
A study by researchers at UCLA’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior recently found that a healthy diet, regular physical activity and a normal body mass index can reduce the incidence of protein buildup associated with the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. The study, led by Dr. David Merrill, a UCLA geriatric psychiatrist, found that […]
March 9, 2018
The American College of Cardiology recently updated existing blood pressure guidelines based on findings from the 2017 Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT). Previously, guidelines labeled people with a blood pressure reading of 140/90 as high risk. Now, if your reading is 130/80 you are high risk. This 10-point change means nearly half of American […]
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February 25, 2017
Mediterranean Diet Pyramid Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.
February 24, 2017
Mediterranean Diet: Practical Advice Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.
February 21, 2017
Eating a Mediterranean diet pattern reduces heart attacks, strokes and death! Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.