processed foods

Ask the Doctors answers a few of your most-asked questions this month

By Ask the Doctors • January 9, 2023

Why is ditching junk food so hard? I know I should have an apple instead of a doughnut, but when I crave a snack, I don’t reach for the fruit bowl. Making and then breaking the promise to eat healthy makes me feel like a failure. How can a junk food addict like me get back on track?

By Ask the Doctors • October 26, 2022

Can you please talk about what makes something count as “junk food”? My diet has been less than stellar during the pandemic, and not only did I gain weight, but I just got the news that I have prediabetes. Specifics about how those kinds of food are bad for your health would help a lot.

By Ask the Doctors • October 21, 2022

Reading the ingredient labels is imperative to your health. Learn why.

By Chayil Champion • December 22, 2021

Why you may want to toss that hot dog

By uclahealth • May 17, 2021

Dear Doctor: I know that processed foods aren’t good for me and should be avoided, but I still have some questions. Could you please explain ...

By Ask the Doctors • September 25, 2020

Dear Doctors: I've been hearing that eating six small meals per day instead of three large ones is better for your health and even helps ...

By Ask the Doctors • March 13, 2018