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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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

How to Understand and Use the Nutrition Facts Label
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made its first major updates to the Nutrition Facts label in over 20 years. Use this FDA guide to learn how to use the new label.

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

Building a Healthy Plate Handout

Building a Healthy Plate

Healthy Snacks Handout

Healthy Snacks

Hunger Scale

Hunger-Satiety Scale

Weekly Meal Planner

Weekly Meal Planner Worksheet


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.

UHS Student Nutrition Recipes
Recipes and cooking resources from the UHS Nutrition Team for UC Berkeley students

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 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.

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

Vitamins, Supplements, and Herbs

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.

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: July 2023