weight loss

Overcome obesity and give yourself a healthier life

By Chayil Champion • November 30, 2021

Learn more about the link between obesity and the composition of microbes living in the gut

By Ask the Doctors • November 24, 2021

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