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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

Handouts - Be Well at Work -- Wellness Program 

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

Harvard Healthy Eating Plate

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

  • 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 that 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. 
  • 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.
  • 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.


  • 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 

Community Resources - Food Assistance

CalFresh Program
(877) 847-3663 | Apply for benefits

California Dept. of Health: Women, Infants & Children Program (WIC)

Alameda County

Contra Costa County

San Francisco and Marin

Vitamins, Supplements, and Herbs

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.