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By uclahealth • September 28, 2020

Build up your body's defenses

By Jane Murcia • April 29, 2020

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

While some of us are wondering whether those frozen veggies sitting in the back of our freezer are still good, conservators in Antarctica recently uncovered a 106-year-old, "almost" edible fruitcake [...]

By Ryan Hatoum • September 7, 2017

If you are concerned about your child’s weight, you’re not alone. Childhood obesity has risen dramatically in the last three decades, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). By 2014, about 17 percent of children and adolescents – 12.7 million – were overweight or obese. [...]

By uclahealth • January 20, 2017

By Dana Hunnes The holidays can be the most joyful time of year, and the most stressful. Eating healthfully can be a challenge even for the best-intentioned of us, and there are a number of reasons why: Between October and the end of the year, [...]

By uclahealth • November 14, 2016

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 [...]

By uclahealth • July 15, 2016

While “summertime food” may conjure images of hot dogs and ice cream, summer is actually the perfect time to increase your family’s intake of fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Whether they’re cannonballing into the pool, building sandcastles, riding bikes or scaling jungle gyms, fun in the sun makes [...]

By uclahealth • June 22, 2016

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 [...]

By uclahealth • March 3, 2016

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 [...]

By uclahealth • February 26, 2016