Global Food Initiative

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Sex on the kitchen table

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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This solar greenhouse could change the way we eat

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

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Soda found to be uniquely harmful

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

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

The increase since 2009 alarms public health professionals.

Can farmed fish feed the world sustainably?

The world’s population is expected to soar by an additional 2.5 billion people by 2050, bringing a host of global challenges – including how to feed so many hungry mouths.

How your diet affects climate change

You are what you eat, as the saying goes, and while good dietary choices boost your own health, they also could improve the health care system and even benefit the planet. Healthier people mean not only less disease but also reduced greenhouse gas emissions from health care.

UC Davis gunrock lager

UC Davis, Sudwerk Brewing Co. launch Gunrock Lager

The world leader in brewing science now has its very own commercially available beer.

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