MS and Diet: What You Should Know

No diet can cure multiple sclerosis, but making certain lifestyle changes can help protect body and mind and enhance your quality of life.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 04, 2019


Is Intermittent Fasting Healthy?

Intermittent fasting, or intermittent energy restriction, is method incorporating periods of eating and fasting for weight loss, improving gut health, and extending longevity. We asked a Cedars-Sinai researcher how intermittent fasting ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 25, 2019


How to Relieve and Avoid Constipation Naturally

If you're seeking to relieve or avoid constipation without using medications, a few tweaks to your diet and lifestyle can help.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 08, 2019


Is a Vegetarian or Vegan Diet Healthy?

The interest in vegan, vegetarian, and plant-based diets is on the rise. But how healthy are vegan and vegetarian diets? Cedars-Sinai dietitian Elena Fricke gives her health advice on these diet trends.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Nov 01, 2019


What are Electrolytes?

When talking about hydration, the typical advice is to replace electrolytes, but what does that mean? Essentially, electrolytes are essential minerals vital to many key functions in the body. But what do they do inside of the body?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 16, 2019


What Do We Know About the Keto Diet?

By now you've likely heard of the ketogenic, or keto diet. Your friends swear by it and are showing great results from it. But what is keto and is it safe?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 31, 2019


The Science of Eating: Studying Food and How it Affects Us

For most of us, food is not just nutrition—it's social, it's how we bond, and how we spend time with our families.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 10, 2019


Autophagy: A Look Inside a Cell's Recycling Process

Dr. Roberta Gottlieb is exploring autophagy's role in aging, cancer, inflammation, and more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 17, 2019


Ask a Dietitian: What's in Your Fridge?

"Eating things you don't like because you have to is not sustainable."

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 10, 2019


Plant Protein vs. Animal Protein: What's Better for You?

Does is matter how you choose to get your protein?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 17, 2019


Metabolism: Housekeeping for Your Cells

Can metabolism affect our weight as much as we think it can? Metabolism gets a lot of credit, especially when it comes to weight loss, so we asked Dr. Roberta Gottlieb, director of Molecular Cardiobiology, how exactly our metabolism works.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 07, 2019


Cow Milk vs. Milk Alternatives: Soy, Nut & Others

Cow, soy or nut milk: what’s the difference? We asked dietitian Keiy Murofushi what you need to know about the different kinds of milk out there. Learn more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 05, 2019


Expert Q&A: Vitamins and Supplements

Fit teas, magic powders, special pills—they promise that you'll be healthier by adding these to your diet. But are vitamins and supplements actually healthy? Learn more.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 01, 2019


What Causes Gastric (Stomach) Ulcers?

Is it stress? Is it spicy food? What causes ulcers? To better understand ulcers and their causes, we asked Cedars-Sinai gastroenterologist Dr. Quin Liu.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 16, 2018


What Foods Must Be Refrigerated?

Is it ok to eat string cheese that's been in your lunch bag all day? What about butter that's been left out?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 03, 2018