Nutrition isn't just food, which is what the nutrition program at UC Berkeley reflects. The wide-ranging curriculum looks at everything from how nutrients get to cells to diet-related diseases.
Sona Kang, PhD. joins the Nutritional Sciences & Toxicology faculty. Dr. Kang is joining NST from the Rosen Lab at Harvard Medical School and holds a Ph.D. in Molecular and Integrative Physiology from the University of Michigan. Welcome Dr. Kang!
Lotion ingredient paraben may be more potent carcinogen than thought. A controversial group of chemicals commonly found in lotions and other personal care products may be more dangerous at low doses than previously thought, according to a new study.
Scientists at UC Berkeley have developed a novel way to engineer the growth and expansion of energy-burning “good” fat, and then found that this fat helped reduce weight gain and lower blood glucose levels in mice.The authors of the study, publish
BERKELEY — UC Berkeley scientists have identified a new molecular pathway critical to aging, and confirmed that the process can be manipulated to help make old blood like new again.
BERKELEY —Those who overindulged during the holidays may want to get a shot of cold air to kick-start some extra fat-burning activity for the new year.
BERKELEY — Fad diets come and go, but might there be something to the ones that involve consuming grapefruit and grapefruit juice? New UC Berkeley research suggests that a closer look at grapefruit juice is warranted.