August 30, 2015



  • The Dish on Healthy Eating

    The Dish on Healthy Eating

    by Berkeley Wellness

    We were delighted to participate in a Twitter chat on the topic "Back to the Basics of Nutrition," hosted by HealthCentral. Special guests included food policy expert Marion Nestle and the Obesity Action Coalition. See a recap here.

  • Tahini
    Ask the Experts


    by Berkeley Wellness

    Named for the Arabic word meaning "to grind," tahini is a creamy paste made from crushed sesame seeds. It's used in cooking to flavor hummus and other traditional Middle Eastern cuisine.

  • High Trans Fat Intake
    Wellness Tip

    High Trans Fat Intake

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Trans fats have traditionally been used in fast food as well as processed foods such as cakes and crackers. Recent research looks at how a high intake of these fats can affect mortality.