Last week we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition! The Center has helped thousands of patients achieve their health and weight loss goals and continues to be a leader in research, patient care, and education. Thank U for all that you do!
September 16-19, 2017
11th Congress of the International Society of Nutrigenetics/Nutrigenomics - Los Angeles, CA
February 6, 2016
Your Personal Prescription for Wellness
Discuss Strategies for Weight Management that Involve both the Mind and Body. Hear and Meet the Experts
Where: UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica, Main Auditorium
1250 16th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404
When: Saturday, February 6th, 2016 9:00 - 12:00 PM
RSVP Individual $25/Group $20 per person. ucla-wellness.eventbrite.com
OCTOBER 24, 2015
Community Presentation: Comprehensive Treatment ofr Obesity
About 25% of the Californians are obese. Obesity is a serious medical disease and it has surpassed tobacco as number one cause of preventable death in this country. The UCLA Center of Obesity and METabolic Health (COMET) is organizing a community presentation to discuss the epidemics, medical, dietary and surgical management of obesity and its related morbidities. Five UCLA experts will discuss the latest treatment options and answer questions.
Organizer: The UCLA Center for Obesity and METabolic Health (COMET)
Where: The Lundring Events Center
130 Overton Court, Thousand Oaks, Ca 91360
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When: Saturday, Oct 24th, 2015
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
October 4, 2017
Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Psychology Today, Daily Mail, Medical News Today, Metro.co.uk, The Independent, KPRC-TV, Houston, Texas, Yahoo! Style, MSN and 72 additional news outlets published stories on research finding that black tea may contribute to weight loss through a mechanism involving gut bacteria. Susanne Henning, lead author and adjunct professor at the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, and Dr. Zhaoping Li, senior author and director at the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, were quoted.
CNN Health August 28, 2017
Dr. Zhaoping Li, director at UCLA's Center for Human Nutrition, comments in article by CNN Health magazine that the findings are consistent with what has been seen in scientific literature.
Self Magazine August 22, 2017
Dr. Zhaoping Li, director at UCLA's Center for Human Nutrition, was quoted by SELF magazine in a story about the efficacy of callagen supplements.
LAist.com August 4, 2017
How hot drinks affect the body - LAist.com published a story about the health effects of hot beverages that featured Dr. Zhaoping Li, director of the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition.
Catherine Carpenter, PhD, MPH, is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health.
The Division of Clinical Nutrition in the Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is recruiting a physician-scientist for a tenured faculty position. This individual will provide leadership in nutrition education, nutrition research and support the clinical nutrition program. The primary areas of research and clinical practice of the division are in the treatment and prevention of obesity and obesity-associated disease. This includes the role of nutrition, phytochemicals, and botanical dietary supplements in the prevention and treatment of common forms of metabolic disease, cardiovascular disease and cancer. Learn more >
UCLA's Risk Factor Obesity (RFO) Program was named as one of 15 top programs in the country in the January/February 2014 issue of Health magazine. RFO, a medically-supervised multidisciplinary program, offers personalized weight-loss plans for patients who are obese or moderately overweight. (Download PDF brochure). Learn more about the program >
KTTV-Channel 11 News on May 21, 2012 ran a story on the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition's Risk Factor Obesity (RFO) program. Two patients who each lost at least 100 pounds were featured. Dr. David Heber, professor of medicine and founding Center Director, was interviewed and also appeared in-studio discussing liquid diets, food addiction and compulsive eating. The story was reprised on the FOX 10:00 p.m. news on May 21 and Good Day L.A. on May 23. Video courtesy of KTTV-Channel 11 News.