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Vanderbilt Campus Dining boosts healthy options, sustainability

Aug. 7, 2018—The "Impossible Burger" and other plant-based dining choices along with sustainable packaging are improvements that Campus Dining customers can look forward to in the new school year.

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Consumers focus on food types, not portions, when it comes to perceived healthiness

May. 18, 2018—New research from Vanderbilt University finds that consumers lose sight of caloric intake when they think they’re eating healthy foods.

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Vandy Cooks: Healthy cooking with beef July 28

Jun. 29, 2017—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus present "Vandy Cooks Healthy with Beef" July 28.

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Food study seeks to help employees make healthier choices

Nov. 17, 2016—When dining in the Medical Center North breakroom or the Simply-to-Go counter at Courtyard Café, Vanderbilt University Medical Center employees can get a little help making informed food choices by picking a color: green, yellow or red.

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Healthy Eating at Work webinar March 16; Break Room Challenge March 23

Mar. 3, 2016—Join Health Plus' celebration of National Nutrition Month, and make healthy eating the norm.

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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...

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Author Courtney E. Martin to discuss best-selling book ‘Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters’ March 25

Mar. 5, 2014—Award-winning author Courtney E. Martin will deliver the 2014 Cuninggim Lecture on Women in Culture and Society at Vanderbilt University March 25. Her talk, “Perfect Girls: A Generation of Young Women Were Told We Could Do Anything and Somehow Heard that We had to be Everything,” is free and open to the public.

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Monthly tastings to highlight available healthy food options

Jan. 16, 2014—Beginning Wednesday, Jan. 22, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Courtyard Café will host a healthy food tasting in the dining area on the fourth Wednesday of every month, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Pennies vs. Pounds: How “supersizing” could actually lead to healthier choices

Jan. 2, 2014—New research finds consumers may be just as willing to supersize healthy food as they are fast food if they feel they’re getting a deal.

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New session of Weight Watchers at Work begins Nov. 13

Oct. 21, 2013—Say no to yo-yo dieting by joining the fall session of Weight Watchers at Work at Vanderbilt.

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Healthy entrée station set for Courtyard Café

Aug. 22, 2013—Beginning Sept. 1, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Courtyard Café will offer a healthy entrée station from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday-Thursday.

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