July 24, 2014

Berkeley Wellness

BerkeleyWellness.com, the leading online resource for evidence-based wellness information, is a collaboration between the School of Public Health at UC Berkeley and a national team of writers and editors. It features articles from the highly rated UC Berkeley Wellness Letter as well as original content and updates.


  • Is Brown Fat Good for You?

    Is Brown Fat Good for You?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    If you consume excess calories, your body stores them as fat, specifically white adipose tissue. Lately, you may have been hearing about another kind of body fat, called brown fat, which is more metabolically active than white fat.

  • Test Your Summer Savvy

    Test Your Summer Savvy

    by Berkeley Wellness

    The pleasures of summer include spending time outdoors engaged in such activities as swimming, golfing, grilling, and hiking. But with these pleasures comes the risk of sunburns, insect bites, and other pitfalls. Do you know how to stay safe this summer?