March 23, 2018

Berkeley Wellness, 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.


  • Pilates: More for the Core

    Pilates: More for the Core

    by Berkeley Wellness

    This movement-based exercise technique was originally developed for dancers nearly a century ago. Pilates not only increases core strength and stability but also range of motion, flexibility, and muscle balance.

  • Should You Worry About Wheat?

    Should You Worry About Wheat?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Wheat has long been a dietary pariah for everyone who jumped on the low-carb-diet bandwagon, along with those who think they are allergic or sensitive to the grain. But does it really deserve the bad reputation?

  • Think More, Eat Less

    Think More, Eat Less

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Why do so many people overeat? All kinds of explanations have been proposed, including boredom, lack of willpower, hormones and genetics. But often overlooked is the food environment.