nutrition

College students coming home for the summer can be faced with a rude awakening when it comes to health and nutrition. Whether they've gained ...

By Ryan Hatoum • June 2, 2017

The lead-up to summer is a popular time to diet. Whether you’re preparing for swimsuit season or have pledged to get in shape, springtime ...

By Ryan Hatoum • April 14, 2017

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 ...

By • March 24, 2017

  Our gut bacteria affects our overall physical and mental health in ways researchers are only now starting to understand. A new study ...

By Ryan Hatoum • March 10, 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 ...

By uclahealth • January 20, 2017

    This time of year, your average ate-too-many-holiday-cookies Joes and Janes aren’t the only ones making resolutions to improve their ...

By Ryan Hatoum • December 29, 2016

You’ve likely heard about the health issues caused by obesity. It raises your risk for heart disease and diabetes, increases your blood pressure and ...

By uclahealth • December 28, 2016

Meat production uses a considerable amount of resources. When compared to the production of vegetables and grains, meat requires large amounts of water, grain, ...

By Ryan Hatoum • November 28, 2016

With my stomach growling one recent Monday, I ended up at our hospital cafeteria for a tasty and filling lunch.  As I entered the ...

By • October 13, 2016

Michelle's Story Total Lost: 50 pounds in the first 8 months since surgery* Reaching the point where I was contemplating bariatric surgery was not where ...

By uclahealth • October 12, 2016