Food

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The day California wine beat France

How two blind taste tests stunned the experts and changed the way the world drinks (and thinks about) wine.

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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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A hangover pill? Tests on drunk mice show promise

A new pill may lower blood alcohol levels, helping a hangover and preventing alcohol overdose deaths.

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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.

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Overeating? It may be a brain glitch

New approaches seek to switch off the brain patterns that drive overeating. Here's how they could help you.

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How California became a food and wine lover's dream

The little known history of the land of milk and honey.

UC Riverside tap water

Toilet-to-tap water gets its first blind taste test

The results will definitely surprise you.

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Curcumin improves memory and mood, new study says

Lovers of Indian food, give yourselves a second helping. The compound found in turmeric has new benefits.

How behavioral psychology can help stop food waste

Sustainable dining is a huge deal on college campuses today, and the University of California, Santa Barbara is no exception. In fact, for years they’ve been taking an innovative approach towards reducing food waste by using behavioral psychology techniques to help diners reduce waste, often without even knowing it.

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