Skip to main content

diet Archives

Calcium intake and colorectal cancer

Oct. 18, 2017—Calcium intake appears to protect against colorectal cancer in individuals with certain gene variants, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.

Read more


Bile acids, microbiota and colon cancer

Jul. 5, 2017—Bile acids produced by a western diet alter the composition of the gut microbiota and promote intestinal carcinogenesis.

Read more


My Southern Health: Gluten sensitivity or celiac disease?

Mar. 17, 2017—A gluten-free diet is not a weight-loss solution. Here's what it treats and how.

Read more


Dementia linked to diet

Feb. 7, 2017—Some memory deficits observed in Alzheimer’s disease may be due to co-morbid illnesses – not the disease itself – and may be reversed by lifestyle changes or pharmacologic interventions.

Read more


H. pylori and anemia – new evidence

Sep. 22, 2016—The bacterium Helicobacter pylori has been linked to anemia and may be contributing to the incidence and severity of anemia worldwide.

Read more


Anticancer olive compounds

Jul. 27, 2015—Compounds found in olives and olive oil have anticancer activity, which may contribute to the cancer preventive properties attributed to the Mediterranean diet.

Read more



A wingman can help when trying to resist sweet holiday treats

Dec. 10, 2014—Need some help resisting those fattening cakes and cookies this holiday season? One difference maker could be the company you keep at holiday parties.

Read more


Vanderbilt health educator offers tips for healthy tailgating

Oct. 9, 2014—It’s football season—and that means game day parties and tailgating. What if there was a way to enjoy game day snacks without having to join the team workout to burn them off? Vanderbilt health educator Stacey Kendrick offers hope:  “Tailgate food is notorious for being high in fat and calories, but It’s not too hard...

Read more


Wellcast: What is a healthy diet?

Apr. 17, 2014—Jamie Pope, registered dietitian, talks about what a healthy diet should look like.


Read more


‘Yo-yo dieting’ inflames fat tissue

Aug. 9, 2013—Gaining and losing weight during “yo-yo dieting” may contribute to an exaggerated immune response in fat tissue that increases metabolic dysfunction more than steady weight gain alone.

Read more


New core to aid research related to nutrition and diet

Mar. 7, 2013—A new research core has been established to help Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators optimize their nutrition- and diet-related study designs, methods, measures, interventions and analysis.

Read more


Upcoming Events

MORE EVENTS »