Nutrition

Nutrition Programs Alone Aren’t Enough to Support Healthy Brain Development

September 18, 2019
Study Looks at Preventing Stunted Brains, Not Just Stunted Growth

A new study led by researchers at the University of California, Davis, shows that caregiving programs are five times more effective than nutrition programs in supporting smarter, not just taller, children in low- and middle-income countries.

Can Science Save Citrus?

August 27, 2019
Farmers, researchers try to hold off deadly disease long enough to find a cure

In an orange grove outside Exeter, California, workers climb aluminum ladders to pick fruit with expert speed. California produces 80 percent of the nation’s fresh oranges, tangerines and lemons, most of it in small Central California communities like these.

Nutrition

The study of nutrition encompasses all aspects of the consumption and utilization of food and its constituents.

For much of the world, food concerns include obesity, food safety and availability, vitamin and mineral intake, health and disease, metabolism, and having quality diets. The study of nutrition encompasses all aspects of the consumption and utilization of food and its constituents.

UC Davis Nutrition Proposal has ‘Transformative Potential’ for Haiti

June 22, 2017

Economists and nutritionists advise fortifying nation’s wheat supply

She aspires to provide nutritious food to every malnourished child; he wants to do so as efficiently as possible. Together, they and their UC Davis team and in-country collaborators have won global recognition for their proposals to help boost Haiti out of poverty.