Food

Red and white wine in glasses next to grapes

Evidence mounts that eco-friendly wine tastes better

Certified organic French wines rated higher by experts, UCLA-led study finds.

Plastic mustachioed chef figures and a plastic burger

Your childhood diet has a lifelong impact, study finds

The effects of unhealthy food followed young mice into adulthood.

Kirin Suei demonstrating Sophie's BioNutrients

UC announces its 2021 Startup Innovation Challenge winners

Two UC-affiliated companies that focus on climate change solutions have won the 2021 UC Startup Innovation Challenge, while five others take home awards for social impact.

Healthy avocados on a tree

$6.3M will help UC Riverside save America’s avocado orchards

Scientists to take on the imposing threats of incurable fungus, root rot and salinity.

Farmworkers in the field

California farmworkers hit hard by COVID-19, study finds

UC Berkeley researchers are conducting the first long-term study into the risk factors for, and prevalence of, COVID-19 in farmworker communities.

Pile of mangoes

Can eating mangoes reduce women’s facial wrinkles?

A pilot study shows eating mangoes — but not too many mangoes — may have promising results.

An empty table

A Zoom-friendly idea for Thanksgiving

Impress your family from afar — and your friends on Instagram — with this holiday superfood.

Green beans at a market

Serve your community at your Thanksgiving table

Six ways to bring deeper meaning to your meal by supporting farmers, farmworkers and the planet.

Plate with a fork and knife positioned like hands of a clock

This diet is popular — but it doesn’t work

Research shows intermittent fasting is not effective on its own for weight loss.

Single-use plastic forks on a blue background

UC to ditch single-use plastics

The University of California is taking a stand against the throwaway culture that is choking our oceans and landfills with single-use plastics.

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