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Food Waste #Reprise

Summer brings an abundance of luscious and healthy fruits and vegetables. It’s easy to buy more than we can eat, which sometimes results in #foodwaste. In a guest blog post for …

Nutrition Research: From Energy Drinks to Obesity

Today’s News Wrap focuses on nutrition research…and how it is translating to calls for change in public policy.   Opinion: Energy drinks are killing young people. It’s time to stop …

National Nutrition Month Encourages Better Health

It starts with a single step. Eating healthier is often best achieved by starting small – not trying to change everything overnight. That’s the message of National Nutrition Month® 2017 …

UC Global Food Initiative on World Food Day

While hunger rates across the globe have dropped, one in 9 of the world’s more than 7 billion people still struggle with chronic hunger. World Food Day seeks to raise …

Food Insecurity on Campus

I was once a college student. Particularly after I moved off campus, I struggled with finances. My diet wasn’t varied or particularly healthy – lots of pizza and ramen noodles …

Eat for the good of the planet: drink water

UC Food Observer has produced several posts about the 2015 Dietary Guidelines. A committee of scientists (the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee) has completed a report and submitted its recommendations, which …