We believe that food nourishes the body, nurtures the spirit, and is essential for health and healing.

Our Research focuses on helping people adopt diet and other lifestyle changes that can help prevent and control diseases like cancer. We are now offering counseling services to the public.

For more information about health & lifestyle, you can listen to recent interviews with Vicky Newman.

View recent presentations by Vicky from the Wellness Lecture Series:

  • Fighting Cancer with Your Fork 1/08
  • FOOD FOR THOUGHT – Healing Food to Savor 3/10
  • Does An Acid-Producing Diet Affect Our Health? 4/10
  • Brain Tumor Patient and Caregiver: Nutrition 4/11
  • FOOD FOR THOUGHT – Healthy Food to Savor 3/12
  • Living for Longevity – The Nutrition Connection 4/13

Participate in our Research Studies and learn more about the Women’s Healthy Eating & Living Study (WHEL) and our other Research. You will benefit personally and also help others by contributing to our knowledge about how diet and physical activity promotes health and prevents/controls disease.

Our counselors provide personalized support and guidance adapted to your own eating and lifestyle preferences. Join our Healthy Eating Telephone Counseling Program to Food for Thought Booktake advantage of our experienced counseling staff who will help you adopt diet and lifestyle practices that will optimize your health and prevent disease.

For tasty recipes and practical nutrition tips, purchase our “more than a cookbook” Food for Thought: Healing Foods to Savor.

Our Nutrition Lectures, emphasizing foods with BIG color and BIG flavor, highlight the healing power of food. Listen to KPBS “These Days” interview with Vicky Newman, MS, RD, who teaches these classes. We also offer cooking classes in the Healing Foods Kitchen to help you to learn how nutritious food can be both delicious and easy to prepare

Better Alternative

A perfect blend of sweet and tart is what Dripmore’s Strawberry Kiwi is going for. You have the sweet strawberries blended oh so perfectly with tart kiwis in e Juice harmony.

Ready for some strawberry with a little zing? The sweet strawberry flavor will fill your lungs with each inhale.  As you exhale the tart kiwi perfectly offsets the sweetness within the berry to create an iconic flavor.  Treat your taste buds to the harmony of flavors today.

Ruthless’s Jungle Fever brings together the exceedingly powerful tropical flavors of mango and pineapple along with other citrus fruits.  The perfect blending of fruit flavors allows for the balancing tastes of sweet and tart.

The inhale of the Jungle Fever brings a strong flavor of pineapple with a hint of mango. When you exhale it, the flavor of mango becomes stronger along with other citrusy fruits. This juice has a sharp throat hit, but it will not feel like a chemical. The smooth hit of the vaping juice will give a tickling feeling in the throat.

Like its name Pacha Mama’s Fuji Apple Strawberry Nectarine is an amalgamation of crispy Fuji Apples, sweet strawberries, and the juicy and zingy nectarine. When these flavors collide, pure harmony is created.

Inhaling the Fuji Apple Strawberry Nectarine envelopes your mouth and taste buds in a delectable crunchy and crisp fuji apple zone.  It will have you inhaling oh so much deeper and wanting more.  The exhale is all about the strawberry and nectarine tastes which fully completes the flavor medley.

Another blast from the past, Pink Squares by Candy King duplicates the flavors near and dear to your pink taffy candy.

Remember the taffy that always got stuck between your teeth or roof of your mouth? Now you can grab that flavor you always enjoyed without the hassle.  Pink Squares recreates that smooth taffy taste in a vape in each inhale.  The great flavor tickles your taste buds with a smooth finish as well.

Naked 100’s All Melon embodies the tastes of three of the most popular melons.  We begin with the sweet and juicy watermelon, infused with rich cantaloupe and refreshing honeydew.  If you love melons, you will love this melon infused vape.

This e-liquid is an ideal way to get the smooth throat hit that will make you fall in love over and over again. From inhale to exhale, you can get the perfect flavor of all the melons you can think of. It provides a refreshing inhale and a satisfying exhale. If you love to have a fruity melon flavor concoction, All Melon is the right e juice.

Strawberine by Crisp is a new flavor in Cosmic Fog’s new line of premium e juices. This vape consists of a delicious combination of juicy baby tangerines and fresh sweet strawberries. The fruity flavor bursts from this vape please the senses with every inhale and exhale.

Ready for a new combination from Cosmic Fog?  Get a unique combination that brings in the cuties and the strawberries.  The inhale brings in sweet flavors of nectarine that dance on your tongue.  The exhale finishes off with a juicy strawberry blast.  This wombo combo is an amazing way to enjoy your vape.

A vanilla custard e-liquid with a mildly sweet flavor profile, Colossus by Cyclops Vapor delivers notes of cream, egg yolks, vanilla and sugar without presenting any overbearing sugary or eggy flavors.

Cyclopes Vapor Colossus is a perfect choice for those who do not enjoy over-sweetened flavors. With the flavors of egg yolk, vanilla, and cream, this e-juice is surely going to become your favorite part of the breakfast. It gives a lasting taste, which is another feature that makes it a must-try e-juice.

Think about those frosted creamy coated circus cookies with the beads of colorful sprinkles. Now picture them in a vape. What you have just pictured is Soleil from 13th Floor Elevapors, a circus animal cookie eJuice.

No Lion about this flavor, it is a complete circus. Soleil vape juice will take you back to your childhood and those sweet animal crackers.  These are the flavors you will encounter on the inhale. On exhale, you get a slathering of cool frosting that will make you scream for joy.


Tortoise on the Rocks is Shijin Vapor’s classic flavor.  It blends Blue Raspberry and Green Apple with Spearmint Bubble Gum.  Fun fruit flavors with a cool fresh spearmint taste.

For bubblegum lovers, this vaping juice is perfect. The inhale will give the best mixture of green apple and blue raspberry. Upon exhaling, a burst of spearmint bubble gum will be provided. This will put a cherry on the top of all vaping experience. The throat hit is subtle and soft that will not leave a harsh effect on your throat.

Sugar Drizzle is another sweet e juice offering from Cuttwood.  This e juice tastes like a cinnamon cookie with a light milky cream finish.  A true all day vape for those cinnamon lovers.

Breakfast time is going to be a lot more fun, exciting, and, of course, delicious with Cuttwood Sugar Drizzle. Enjoy the sweet and scrumptious taste of milky cream and cinnamon. The additional flavor mixed bears further enhance its taste. Definitely a breakfast cereal you would never want to miss