Breast milk is brain food

Certain fats found in mother's milk appear to be the strongest predictor of academic test performance.

Alum keeps Bear Pantry churning to feed student parents

As a single mom and undergrad student, Koko Mulder founded UC Berkeley's pantry to help non-traditional students like herself stretch their food dollars. Now a campus staffer, she's still at the pantry's helm.
girl and sports drinks

Report checks health claims of popular sports, vitamin drinks

Loaded with sugar, they're essentially "sodas without the carbonation."
Philip Viera

A neuropsychology and beer mixer

Taking advantage of new brewery business model, graduate student starts selling his beers.
mom and baby

Breast milk reveals clues for health

'Complete food' for infants could lead to supplements that boost immunity for cancer patients, the elderly and children in the developing world.

Global food safety agreement signed by China and UC Davis

Agreement lays groundwork for establishing joint research center in China.
Dry fields and hills, San Joaquin, CA

California agriculture faces greatest water loss ever seen

New report sounds warning on over-reliance on groundwater reserves.
Janet Napolitano plants oregano with student Matt Orke

UC launches Global Food Initiative

University aims to help put the world on a path to sustainably and nutritiously feed itself.
fried chicken

Home cooks are taking big risks

Undercooked chicken and unwashed hands are among the unsafe practices common in American kitchens.

Today's statin users eat and weigh more than predecessors

People who take the cholesterol-lowering drugs appear to have developed a false sense of security that could lead to heart disease and other obesity-related illnesses.