May 26, 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.

  • Can Supplements Improve Memory?

    Can Supplements Improve Memory?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Few things are more unnerving than the memory lapses most of us experience as we grow older. There are countless dietary supplements marketed to improve memory. Here’s the latest scientific evidence about some of the most widely promoted ingredients.

  • Dragon Fruit
    Ask the Experts

    Dragon Fruit

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Also called pitahaya or pitaya, dragon fruit is the generic name for fruits that come from several different cactus species. Small-scale farmers in California and Florida grow dragon fruit, but most is imported from Central America and Southeast Asia.