Food

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Adequate consumption of ‘longevity’ vitamins could prolong healthy aging

Most American diets are deficient in a key class of vitamins and minerals that promote longevity.

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10 things you probably didn't know about pumpkins

How much do you know about this beloved fall symbol? Test your knowledge here.

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Moringa — the next superfood?

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

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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.

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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.

Does the keto diet live up to its promise?

As the super low-carb ketogenic diet gains popularity, scientists explain what we do and don’t know.

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Is plastic making us fat?

When it comes to the obesity epidemic, plastics are fuel for the fire.

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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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