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Why Artichokes Should Be in Your Life

Why Artichokes Should Be in Your Life

Artichokes are one of the most underrated whole foods on the planet.

People sometimes complain that they require too much effort to cook or that they have a bitter taste.

But if you ever had doubts, it is time to take a second look. (more…)

Pasta: The World’s Favorite Food

Pasta: The World’s Favorite Food

Everything you see, I owe to spaghetti” -Sophia Loren

It is not just Sophia Loren who believes in the power of pasta.

In Italy, eating pasta is a daily rite of passage, and many consider a meal without pasta simply incomplete. (more…)

Strawberries: A Taste of Spring

Strawberries: A Taste of Spring

Funny how January really feels like winter.

But by the end of February, you can start to ‘smell’ spring.

With the change in seasons just around the corner, we can look forward to eating in-season fruit…like strawberries! (more…)

The Awesome Almond

The Awesome Almond

Almonds.

These beautiful gifts of Mother Nature might be small, but they are definitely big when it comes to their nutritional value and taste. (more…)

Our Top 10 Valentine’s Day Desserts

Our Top 10 Valentine’s Day Desserts

Valentine’s Day is a holiday devoted to love and matters of the heart.

And a special day for us too, since we launched the UC Davis Integrative Medicine blog on February 14, 2015!

To celebrate, we have a little gift to share with you: 10 incredibly luscious Valentine’s Day desserts. (more…)