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While counting net carbs can expand the food choices of someone who is restricting sugars or carbs, they can also be an excuse to add sweets and snacks to the diet

By Ask the Doctors • July 20, 2022

Switching to a new diet can be overwhelming and sometimes discomforting

By Ask the Doctors • February 25, 2022

70% of the immune system is located in the gut, where diverse bacteria is best

By Sandy Cohen • March 19, 2021

Dear Doctors: I can’t seem to lose weight and am wondering if my gut bacteria could be to blame. How can I change it? In recent years, it has become increasingly clear that the bacteria that live [...]

By Ask the Doctors • October 15, 2018

Dear Doctor: Will eating nuts really reduce my risk of heart disease, cancer and other diseases, which a new study has suggested? If so, how many should I be eating? Dear Reader: Nuts are fruits. They consist of a hard shell [...]

By Ask the Doctors • March 30, 2018

With National Men’s Health Week June 13-19 and Father’s Day on June 19, the month of June has become synonymous with men’s health. So take a cue from your calendar and help the men in your life ­— fathers, brothers, friends, partners, sons — take better care of themselves. [...]

By uclahealth • June 12, 2016