Keck Medicine of USC Blog | Food and Nutrition

How to Read a Nutrition Label: Tips from a Registered Dietitian

Learn how the information on food labels can help you manage your health and wellness goals. Odds are you’ve sc...
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What Is a Plant-Based Diet? Facts and Myths You Should Know

Brittany Gurney, RD, a registered dietitian who specializes in clinical nutrition at Keck Medicine of USC, explai...
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4 Tips To Help You Add Meal Planning Into Your Cooking Routine

Michelle Smith, RD, CSOWM, and Rachel Keller, MS, RD, registered dietitians for the bariatric surgery program at ...
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How to Read a Nutrition Label: Tips from a Registered Dietitian

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What Is a Plant-Based Diet? Facts and Myths You Should Know

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4 Tips To Help You Add Meal Planning Into Your Cooking Routine

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5 Easy Ways To Make the Holiday Season Healthier

From keeping leftovers safe to managing holiday stress, these tips can help make the holiday season a little merr...
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Should I Go Gluten-Free?

Going gluten-free may seem like a trendy diet option, but for some people, it’s a medical necessity. Chances ar...
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This Science-Backed Diet Could Help Overhaul Your Health

What the DASH diet lacks in social media buzz, it more than makes up for with a research-based eating plan. Sure,...
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Are You Eating Too Much Fish?

Eating fish, as part of a balanced diet, offers several nutritional benefits. But, how do the mercury levels in f...
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Can Vitamin D Help Relieve Your Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Upping your vitamin D intake has been shown to help with symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Vitamin D helps the bo...
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Can a Daily Glass of Wine Help Prevent Cancer?

Red wine has some health benefits, but is beating deadly diseases one of them? Alcohol has been used for thousand...
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Can Caffeine Cause Irregular Heart Rhythms?

Research challenges age-old assumptions about caffeine. If you’re a coffee drinker, you may be concerned about ...
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5 Very Real Dangers of Binge Eating

Occasionally overeating will leave you with a bellyache. But if you do it regularly, you risk more serious conseq...
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