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.

Aquaculture study

Seafood for everyone

A tiny fraction of oceans could satisfy the world’s fish demand, a new study finds.

UC Davis chicken tenders

How safe is chicken imported from China? 5 questions answered

What you should know before biting into cooked chicken meat sent to the U.S.

UC San Diego tuna

Why your tuna could have 36 times more pollutants than others

Location matters: Catches from highly industrialized areas are far more polluted than those in the West Pacific.

UCLA food facts

9 myths about healthy eating, busted

Does milk really do a body good? Should you cut carbs? A UCLA expert on nutrition has the answers.

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