nutrition

Ask the Doctors answers a few of your most-asked questions this month

By Ask the Doctors • August 20, 2021

Increase plant foods, reduce animal products and don’t worry about a little chocolate, says UCLA Health dietitian Dana Ellis Hunnes

By uclahealth • August 18, 2021

The idea that food can affect sleep has deep roots. And with the stresses and uncertainty of the last 18 months, getting a good night's sleep may be difficult

By Ask the Doctors • August 2, 2021

Learn why water is essential for your body's daily function

By uclahealth • July 29, 2021

A number of studies conducted in recent years have found that exercise has a beneficial effect on the number, type and diversity of the trillions of microbes that call our guts home

By Ask the Doctors • July 26, 2021

The reopening of schools will provide the necessary food variety and routine some children have lacked over the past year, UCLA Health experts say.

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • July 23, 2021

A deficit of iodine in the diet can cause your thyroid gland to become enlarged

By Ask the Doctors • June 30, 2021

Here, hospital food is not a laughing matter

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • June 15, 2021

The discussion about probiotics, prebiotics and the gut microbiome has exploded in recent years

By Ask the Doctors • June 7, 2021

Why you may want to toss that hot dog

By uclahealth • May 17, 2021