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Why 'Ugly Produce' May Be

A Good Option for You

See how it compares to store-bought


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.

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Eating Takeout Amid COVID-19: Is It Safe?

Many of us are ordering takeout amid the coronavirus outbreak. A UC Davis expert explains food safety and whether we should be worried.

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6 Awesome Nutrition Tips We All Can Use

In honor of National Nutrition Month, our registered dietitians dish on their favorite nutrition tips that we can all benefit from.

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Café Earns Prestigious Award for 2nd Year

For the second year in a row, we're the only hospital in the nation to receive The James Beard Foundation's Smart Catch Leader designation.

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Hospital rolls out tasty and fresh new menu

Our hospital food staff has turned traditional hospital food into tasty dishes made with local ingredients. Stop by the UC Davis Medical Center café to check out these new bites.