weight loss

The mental and physical benefits of walking

By uclahealth • July 29, 2021

Crush your 2021 fitness goals with these tips

By Chayil Champion • December 30, 2020

Here are some ways you can stay healthy while reaching your weight loss goal.

By Ask the Doctors • December 9, 2020

Find new information about weight control here

By Jane Murcia • May 26, 2020
Ketones are substances formed in the liver when stored fats are broken down. They are a primary source of energy during periods of starvation. A ketogenic (keto) diet forces your body to use ketones as fuel (a state called ketosis) all the time. While the ketogenic diet is primarily [...]
By uclahealth • March 8, 2019
Eating disorders can affect every age, gender, race and socioeconomic group. In youths and young adults, the incidence of eating disorders is more than 5 percent for females and 1 percent for males. You can’t tell from looking at someone that they have an eating disorder. It is important [...]
By uclahealth • March 8, 2019
On Feb. 22, 2016, Michael Bannon was taking his daily morning bike ride when tragedy struck. Somewhere along his one hour route through Santa Monica, Bannon, [...]
By uclahealth • January 17, 2019
Dear Doctors: Can you give me some ideas on how to lose weight while using a wheelchair? I’m 66 and need a wheelchair to get around or, when the distance is short enough, crutches. I’m on a tight budget but try to work out as much as I can, with [...]
By Ask the Doctors • August 20, 2018
Juice cleanses claim to help you lose weight fast, so it's no wonder they've become so popular with summer vacationers and others who want to slim down for a special event coming soon. But the cold-pressed truth, says a UCLA dietitian, is [...]
By Ryan Hatoum • April 24, 2018
When a loved one or partner keeps gaining weight, concerns about their health may make us wonder: should I say something? And if you do, what’s the best way to broach the subject without hurt feelings or a fight?
By Ryan Hatoum • February 8, 2018