Items Tagged ‘nutrients’

It's a popular time to go on a diet. Are you doing it right?

April 14, 2017

It’s a popular time to go on a diet. Are you doing it right?

By Ryan Hatoum Ryan Hatoum

The lead-up to summer is a popular time to diet. Whether you’re preparing for swimsuit season or have pledged to get in shape, springtime can renew focus on nutrition. Before you go full-speed-ahead on that new diet your friend swears by, make sure you’re doing it in a way that’s safe, healthy and effective. Dana […]

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Tags: carbohydrates, Dana Hunnes, diet, dieting, diets, exercise, fat, food, foods, meal plan, nutrients, nutrition


7 Food swaps for better nutrition

March 24, 2016

7 Food swaps for better nutrition

By uclahealth uclahealth

March is National Nutrition Month, an information and education campaign created in 1973 by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to educate Americans about making wise food choices and developing healthy eating and exercise habits. In addition, National Nutrition Month honors the expertise of registered dietitians as the definitive food and nutrition experts. The key […]

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Tags: diet, healthy eating, nutrients, nutrition, nutrition facts, wellness


The nutrition facts panel: what you really need to know

March 24, 2016

The nutrition facts panel: what you really need to know

By uclahealth uclahealth

Want to count calories? Figure out how much protein you’re getting? Each packaged food sold in the U.S. has a nutrition facts panel printed on its label, and that holds the key to understanding what you’re really eating. Here’s what each nutrition facts label can tell you. Serving Size The first bit of information under the large, bold “Nutrition […]

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Tags: calories, food labels, nutrients, nutrition facts, serving size, wellness