woman looking into refrigerator

Overnight fasting may reduce breast cancer risk

Women who forgo nocturnal dining also appear to lower their risk of diabetes.
Cambodian crickets

Crickets aren't the miracle source of protein

The insects pack a protein punch, but may not be the 'wonder food' in terms of sustainable cultivation.
Stella Liu

Sowing the seeds of change

With her gardening kit startup, senior Stella Liu hopes to motivate people to grow their own food.
Berkeley Food Institute panel discussion

Food justice takes center stage

Forum focuses on labor, power, policy and other issues around food.
Among the discussions at the symposium was a presentation on earth-based food practices, such as worm composting.

Native food, native wisdom

A symposium on native food ways at UC Santa Barbara emphasized the connection between indigenous Americans and their traditional staples.

'Sugar Papers' reveal industry role in 1970s dental program

Newly discovered documents reveal that the sugar industry worked closely with the National Institutes of Health to develop a federal research program focused on approaches other than sugar reduction to prevent tooth decay.

Artisan cheese: Milking a movement

UC Agriculture and Natural Resources has published a bestselling manual designed for the beginning cheesemaker, "Farmstead and Artisan Cheeses: A Guide to Building a Business."
Veronica Romero and son Anthony

'Eating for two' no longer holds weight

Obesity poses serious health risks for moms and their babies.
Ben Halpern

Food from the sea

Research summit aims to inspire UC-wide collaborations around fisheries and aquaculture

Global Food Initiative funds student documentaries

Films at UCLA on a single mother's struggle to buy healthy food and the impact of an urban garden are among 41 projects systemwide receiving grants.