September 25, 2017

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.

  • Sesame Oil for Diabetes?

    Sesame Oil for Diabetes?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    A combination of sesame oil and rice bran oil may be good for blood sugar and cholesterol in people with type 2 diabetes, according to a 2016 study in the American Journal of Medicine.