plant-based diet

What does it mean when something is a “complete protein”? A friend said that when I count beans or grains as a protein, it’s not the same nutritional value as meat or cheese. Are there really different kinds of protein? Is he right that it matters which kind of protein you eat?

By Ask the Doctors • November 9, 2022

Learn which plant-based milk alternatives are best for you

By uclahealth • January 24, 2022

Learn how plant-based proteins can reduce the risk of chronic diseases

By uclahealth • April 22, 2021

Learn how to incorporate a more plant-based diet into your life

By Ask the Doctors • February 15, 2021

On Feb. ...

By uclahealth • January 17, 2019

We are all at risk for developing health conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer ...

By uclahealth • January 14, 2019

Plant-based diets are associated with numerous health benefits, but it's not so easy for meat eaters to ...

By Ryan Hatoum • July 18, 2018

By Dana Hunnes The holidays can be the most joyful time of year, and the most stressful. Eating healthfully can be a ...

By uclahealth • November 14, 2016