UC Riverside avocados

The next generation of avocados

As the fruit gains popularity worldwide, a new program plans to make it ever better.

food podcast UC Berkeley

New podcast explores people, places behind the food we eat

The Berkeley Food Institute explores the network of people and places behind what we eat in a new series.

black tea UCLA

Black tea may help with weight loss, too

The beverage promotes good health and lower weight by changing the mixture of bacteria in the gut.

ketogenic breakfast UCSF

How ketogenic diets curb inflammation

UCSF team discovers a key to the diet's apparent effects.

school lunch UC Berkeley

Two alumni-led companies are remaking school meals

The cafeteria is a healthier, more sustainable place these days, thanks to four alums with a passion for food.

drinking water

Manganese in drinking water a cause for concern

A wide-ranging study suggests officials should monitor the chemical element as a possible public health threat.

UC Berkeley Alice Waters

Alice Waters on free speech and the making of a counterculture cook

The celebrated chef releases a memoir spanning her days at UC Berkeley to the White House garden and Chez Panisse.

alcohol UCSF mouse study

New clues for ending alcohol abuse

Blocking a protein in mice causes them to abandon 'problem drinking,' study finds.

UC Davis carbs

Eat fats, live longer?

Mouse study shows forgoing carbs increases longevity, strength.

UC Irvine salad greek

Low-calorie diet may help keep the body young

The link between metabolism and aging revealed.

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