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Nutrition Resources

This page provides recommended nutrition resources. Please see our Current Calendar for campus programs supporting eating well, nutrition and a healthy lifestyle.

Healthy Lifestyle and Eating Well Resources

Healthy Eating Plate
Created by nutrition experts at Harvard School of Public Health and editors at Harvard Health Publications, this model provides simple guidance for making healthy choices at each meal.

Harvard Healthy Eating Plate

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Information about healthy lifestyles, nutrition fact sheets, and daily nutrition tips and eating guides. This website also provides a list of available nutrition resources and books.


BayROC - Bay Area Recycling Outreach Coalition
A collaboration between staff representing over 40 San Francisco Bay Area cities, counties and other public agencies working together on waste reduction and buy-recycled concepts through a variety of media campaigns which promote personal action and behavior change.


Fooducate
Search for your favorite foods and see what "grade" they received based on on nutrition facts, ingredients, and amount of processing. You can also download the free mobile app to track your food and beverage intake.


Fruits and Veggies: More Matters
Expert advice, nutrition and storage information, tips, menus, recipes, and other information to help you make half your plate fruit and vegetables.


Healthy Meetings and Events
This guide provides recommendations and implementation tips to ensure faculty, staff and students have access to healthy food and beverage choices at all campus-supported events serving refreshments. Print the UC Berkeley Healthy Meeting & Event Guide or request a printed copy by emailing Wellnessfacstaff@berkeley.edu.


Healthfinder
A government website where you will find information and tools to help you and those you care about stay healthy.


Nutrition Action
Produced by the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), this website is loaded with practical tips for eating right, cooking healthful recipes, and avoiding food-safety dangers, as well as news of the latest developments in nutrition and health.


Nutrition.gov
Easy access to vetted food and nutrition information from across the federal government.

The Nutrition Source
Evidence-based information on diet and nutrition for clinicians, allied health professionals, and the public. Launched in 2001 by the Department of Nutrition at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, The Nutrition Source accepts no advertising or commercial sponsorship, nor does it endorse any particular products.


Sugar Science
Evidence-based information about sugar and its health effects.

UC Berkeley Wellness Letter
Evidence-based coverage of the news about preventive medicine, self-care, nutrition, fitness, and mental well-being in practical, engaging, and easy-to-use language.

Handouts - Be Well at Work -- Wellness Program (UC Berkeley)

Building a Healthy Plate Handout

Building a Healthy Plate

Healthy Snacks Handout

Healthy Snacks

Recipes

Cook Well Berkeley
For all things cooking on and around campus, Cook Well Berkeley is your portal to healthy cooking resources, recipes, shopping tips, and more.

Food for Health
Recipe blog started by Dr. Preston Maring, founder of the Kaiser Permanente Farmers’ Markets.

The Nutrition Source
Healthy recipes from the Harvard School of Public Health

Vegetarian

Vegetarian Resource Group
Non-profit organization dedicated to educating the public on vegetarianism and veganism and the interrelated issues of health, nutrition, ecology, ethics, and world hunger. Vegetarian and vegan recipes, resource lists, tips for traveling, and nutrition information.

VegWeb.com
Vegetarian and vegan recipes, forums, guides, and blog.

Vitamins, Supplements, and Herbs

Berkeley Wellness - Supplements
Articles on various supplements from the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley.

Food & Drug Administration
A resource guide for vitamins and supplements. Includes FDA regulations and announcements, a question and answer section, and links to other sources.

National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements
Background information and definitions of dietary supplements, news releases, and announcements from the NIH and other relevant links.

Weight Management

Interested in Losing Weight?
Recommendations for safe and healthy weight loss from Nutrition.gov.

Weight Watchers on campus
On-going meetings on campus Wednesdays, 12-1 pm in Room 127 Sproul Hall. This is a monthly-pass meeting, which means you sign up for monthly pass ($44.95) through a special WW portal that includes weekly meetings, e-tools (on-line and mobile app) and 24/7 Click for Expert Chat. Interested folks are encouraged to attend a meeting for free any time. Please contact Jane Fink (jfhink@berkeley.edu) for more information. Or just come!

Additional Resources

Health Resources
Find both campus and online recommended resources addressing a variety of health concerns.

Physical Activity Resources
Find campus and online recommended resources addressing physical activity.

Disclaimer: The information provided here is not intended to diagnose, treat or provide a second opinion on any health problem or disease. It is meant to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between an individual and his/her clinician. Last reviewed: January 2017