vegetables

A healthy serving of vegetables on a daily basis can help prevent many diseases

By Chayil Champion • September 29, 2021

Ditch the protein powder, get the physique you desire with natural foods

By Chayil Champion • September 21, 2021

The links between improved health and a diet rich in fresh vegetables, leafy greens and fruit are quite strong

By Ask the Doctors • April 30, 2021

Learn the benefits of folate and how it helps your body

By uclahealth • January 21, 2021
A healthy diet includes a variety of nutritious foods. Proper nutrition is especially important for children because it supports the rapid physical growth and brain development occurring throughout childhood. Benefits of eating healthy The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans suggests that nutrition and health are closely linked. [...]
By uclahealth • March 10, 2019
Plant-based diets are associated with numerous health benefits, but it's not so easy for meat eaters to suddenly drop foods they're used to eating daily. Certain foods can help ease that transition, says UCLA senior dietitian Dana Hunnes, [...]
By Ryan Hatoum • July 18, 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 [...]
By UCLA50Plus • May 2, 2018
Dear Doctors: I've been hearing that eating six small meals per day instead of three large ones is better for your health and even helps with weight loss. When I try it, though, I wind up feeling hungry all day. Are six meals really better than three?
By Ask the Doctors • March 13, 2018
Good nutrition affects a child’s energy, mood, and overall health and development. To ensure children eat a balanced diet, it’s important that parents learn how to deal with picky eaters in an effective and positive way. Picky (selective) eaters Does your child insist on eating chicken nuggets every [...]
By uclahealth • February 1, 2018
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 [...]
By Ryan Hatoum • June 30, 2017