Global Food Initiative

Pie with one slice missing

How to make the best pie ever using science

What's going on in Grandma's recipe at a molecular level.

A bowl of moringa

Moringa — the next superfood?

The “miracle tree” that could help feed the world.

Two half-full beers on a sandy beach

Climate change may deplete the world's beer

And you thought beer was expensive already: Declining barley production could make the beverage a luxury item.

Red tomatoes on a red table

Sex on the kitchen table

Now that professor Norman Ellstrand has your attention, he’d like to teach you about plant reproduction.

Olive oil being poured into a dish, the first frame of the video banner

The way we've been thinking about olive oil is all wrong.

Olive oils can be appreciated like wines — and the UC Davis Olive Center wants you to have a taste.

A clock on a dinner plate

Time-restricted eating can overcome the bad effects of faulty genes and unhealthy diet

They say ‘you are what you eat.’ But a new study suggests that when you eat may be just as important.

4-H campers in a canoe

California kids get a taste of science and leadership at UC's 4-H summer camps

UC 4-H Clubs provide an unforgettable summer for campers and counselors alike.

Pink greenhouse first frame

This solar greenhouse could change the way we eat

Pink is the new green, thanks to technology developed at UC Santa Cruz.

UC Davis soda can

Soda found to be uniquely harmful

Compared to equal amounts of starch, sugar sweetened calories present cardiometabolic risk.

UCLA girl drinking sugary drink

UCLA study reports nearly 1 in 3 California kids have a sugary drink daily

The increase since 2009 alarms public health professionals.

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