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We know better, but we’re still eating too much salt

March 24th, 2017

We know better, but we’re still eating too much salt

By Amy Albin amyalbin

If you’ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure, you know the importance of limiting your salt consumption. Too much sodium can cause excess water build up, causing blood pressure to rise and straining your heart and blood vessels. But despite this warning, a new study found that patients with high blood pressure, or hypertension, are […]

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Tags: cardiology, Dr. Gregg Fonarow, healthy eating, heart health, high blood pressure, hypertension, nutrition, Salt, sodium, wellness


Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #12

February 24th, 2017

Celebrating Heart Month – Tip #12

By uclahealth uclahealth

Mediterranean Diet: Practical Advice Learn more about Heart Services at UCLA.

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Tags: diet, heart disease, heart facts, heart health, heart health tips, Heart Month, Mediterranean diet, UCLA Women's Cardiovascular Center, women's health


Sneaky snacks: five ‘good-for-you’ foods that aren’t

July 15th, 2016

Sneaky snacks: five ‘good-for-you’ foods that aren’t

By uclahealth uclahealth

Whether you want to lose weight or improve your overall health, a nutritious diet is an important piece of the puzzle. Knowing what foods to eat can be complicated, and sometimes, unhealthy foods can masquerade as wholesome options. Keep an eye out for these sneaky snacks: Multigrain and wheat breads with fillers Whole grains are […]

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Tags: agave syrup, bread, bread fillers, diet, food choices, healthy food, nutritional foods, organic, organic snacks, shakes, sneaky food, wheat fillers


Vegetarian chili

March 3rd, 2016

Vegetarian chili

By uclahealth uclahealth

Serves 6 Recipe Ingredients 1 ½ tsp. Olive oil ¾ cup Onions, fresh, diced 1 tsp. Garlic, chopped ½ cup Celery, chopped ¾ cup Green bell pepper, julienned ¾ cup Zucchini, diced 1” ¾ cup Mushrooms, pre-sliced 1 tsp. Chili powder, mild ½ tsp. Cayenne pepper 1 ¼ tsp Cumin, ground 1 ¼ tsp. Coriander, […]

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Tags: healthy diet, healthy food, healthy recipes, recipes, UCLA Health tips, vegetarian chili


Sustainable tilapia with quinoa kale salad

February 26th, 2016

Sustainable tilapia with quinoa kale salad

By uclahealth uclahealth

Serves 6 Recipe Ingredients 6 each Tilapia filets, boneless, raw 5–7 oz. each 1 cup Seasoned flour (see sub-recipe) 3 oz. Fresh pink grapefruit cut into bite size chunks 3 oz. Kale, shredded 3 oz. Homemade Greek dressing (see sub-recipe) 1 ¼ cup Quinoa with fresh herbs (see sub-recipe) Seasoned Flour Ingredients 1 cup Flour, […]

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Tags: healthy diet, healthy food, healthy recipes, kale, quinoa, tilapia


Couscous mediterranean

February 18th, 2016

Couscous mediterranean

By uclahealth uclahealth

Download this Couscous Mediterranean recipe Serves 6 Recipe Ingredients 1 ¼ cup Chicken or vegetable broth ¾ cup Couscous, dry ½ tsp. Salt 1 ½ Tbsp. Butter, unsalted ½ tsp. Cinnamon, ground ½ tsp. Black pepper ½ tsp. Turmeric, ground ½ tsp. Cardamom, ground 2 oz. Apricots, dried, halves ¼ cup Craisins, dried (you can […]

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Tags: couscous, healthy dinner, healthy meals, healthy recipes, mediteranean meals, recipes, UCLA Health, UCLA Health Cafeteria


Indian chicken curry

February 11th, 2016

Indian chicken curry

By uclahealth uclahealth

Serves 6 Recipe Ingredients 2 pounds Chicken tenders, raw, cut in smaller pieces 1 Tbsp. Corn oil 1 cup Onions, julienned 1 tsp. Garlic, chopped 2 tsp. Ginger root, minced ¾ cup Tomatoes, fresh, diced ¼ 1 tsp. Cumin, ground ½ tsp. Turmeric, ground 1 tsp. Coriander, ground ½ tsp. Chili Powder, mild ¼ tsp. […]

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Tags: diet, food, healthy diet, healthy food, healthy recipes, indian chicken curry, recipes


Salmon with creamy leeks sauce

February 4th, 2016

Salmon with creamy leeks sauce

By uclahealth uclahealth

Serves 6 Recipe Ingredients 2 pounds Salmon, filet, raw, skin off ¼ cup Leeks, fresh, diced 2 Tbsp. Shallots, fresh, peeled, finely diced 8 oz. Mushrooms, pre-sliced ¾ cup Cream ¼ cup Butter, unsalted, melted ½ cup Masala wine ½ tsp. Thyme, fresh Pinch Salt and Pepper to taste 1 Tbsp. Garlic, chopped 1 tsp. […]

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Tags: healthy dinner, healthy meals, healthy recipes, UCLA Health, UCLA Health Cafeteria


Bread pudding

January 28th, 2016

Bread pudding

By uclahealth uclahealth

Serves 6 Recipe Ingredients 32 slices White Bread 8 each Eggs ¾ cup Sugar, granulated 2 cup Whole Milk 2 cup Cream ½ tsp. Cinnamon ¼ tsp. Nutmeg 1 ¼ cup Butter, unsalted ¼ cup Whiskey Bourbon ¾ cup Raisins ¼ cup Brown sugar Cut crusts off bread and cut into triangles. Combine eggs, sugar, […]

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Tags: baked dessert, bread pudding, healthy dessert, healthy meals, healthy recipes, UCLA Health, UCLA Health Cafeteria, yummy desserts