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Are Organic Foods Really Healthier?

Two Physicians Break It Down

Good Food is Good Medicine

The Farm-to-Fork movement has quickly swept over Northern California, with the focus being ingredients that are sustainable and healthy. Given that UC Davis Health is situated centrally in the Sacramento Valley, we wanted to take advantage of the high-quality, nutritious foods produced by local farmers and ranchers.

Promoting a healthy community through food is a major focus at UC Davis Health. Here, you will find recipes to delicious and sustainable meals and blog posts on ways to maintain good health through the things we eat — because good food is good medicine.

The Latest from Our Blog

Polenta, beet puree, roasted delicata and red kuri squash on a white plate

New research on health benefits of tea

Tea is one of the most-consumed beverages, yet there's not much research. A new study shines light on the health benefits of tea.

Salmon fillet on a wooden board covered in herb and garlic

Your guide to buying, eating healthy seafood

Seafood can be delicious and is a great source of protein and Omega-3 fatty acids. However, there are some seafood health risks to keep in mind.

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School lunches and your kid's health

School lunches have changed over the years to include a more balanced diet – all to help educate and improve the health of students.

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Shop Fresh at UC Davis Health Farmers Market

Need to do some mid-week shopping? The UC Davis Health Farmers Market is a perfect stop to find fresh and local produce, breads and other specialty items every Wednesday.