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Smart Snacking During

COVID-19 Quarantine

Get tips for healthy at-home snacks

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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Chef Diaz on why farm-to-fork is important

Executive Chef Santana Diaz grew up with locally grown foods and knows the imporance of farm-to-fork to a hospital, patients and growers.

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How farm-to-fork has helped during COVID-19

Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, UC Davis Medical Center’s kitchen staff has proven a healthy and beneficial food procurement model works.

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How to safely grocery shop during coronavirus

Should you wipe down groceries or wear gloves? UC Davis food virologist sets the record straight on grocery shopping amid COVID-19.

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Is it safe to eat takeout amid COVID-19?

A UC Davis expert dispells rumors about getting food to go and how to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.