Student created Feeding Forward fights hunger, food waste

Web platform connects organizations that have surplus perishable food with social agencies that feed the hungry.

Fresh idea brings campus produce to UC Davis pantry

New Fresh Focus program offers surplus, blemished or odd-shaped produce from the Student Farm to students in need.

UCSF launches sugar science initiative

Research and education project is designed to highlight the impact of added sugar on health.

Young women eating Chinese takeout food (iStock)

Historian serves up the story of Chinese food in America

'Chop Suey, USA' explores how the popular ethnic cuisine altered our gastronomic landscape.

Victoria Salas works on the UC Santa Cruz farm

Food for thought

UC Santa Cruz — 'the Mothership' of organic agriculture — has much to offer UC's ambitious Global Food Initiative.

community gardeners

Former food desert now feeds a community’s spirit

San Diego residents are transforming a 20,000-square-foot vacant urban lot into a community focal point for healthy place making.

Joseph Martinus, UCLA

UC celebrates Food Day with buffet of activities

Across the UC system, Food Day participation will include lectures, discussions, film screenings, farmers markets, food demonstrations and special dining menus.

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."

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