Bone Broth: Is It Good for You?

Hailed as a low carb/low-calorie miracle food, bone broth has become a trendy alternative food for those on a specific diet plan. But is there science behind the benefits of drinking bone broth? We asked a Cedars-Sinai dietitian if bone ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 03, 2020


Nut Butters: Which One Is Healthiest?

You can choose from peanut butter, cashew butter, walnut butter and more. But what’s the difference in their nutritional values?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 17, 2020


Collagen for Your Skin: Healthy or Hype?

Taking collagen supplements to help your skin look more youthful is a popular beauty trend. But do collagen products really work? Dermatologist Dr. Ohara Aivaz weighs in on the latest skin care products.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 15, 2020


Do Detox Diets and Cleanses Work?

On the lifelong journey to health and wellness, it can be tempting to look for quick fixes and easy solutions. One such option is a cleanse detox diet. But do they work and are they healthy?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 30, 2019


Why is Fiber Essential for a Healthy Diet?

If you're like 95% of Americans, you're not getting enough fiber in your diet. Processed meat, fried foods, and refined grains have little to no fiber. We asked a Cedars-Sinai dietitian why we aren't getting enough fiber in our diet and ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 18, 2019


Understanding Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient, but how much do we need? As cases of vitamin d deficiency increases, so too do the conditions brought on by vitamin d deficiency. To understand what Vitamin D deficient meant, we asked Cedars-Sinai ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Dec 11, 2019


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