Dec. 17, 2020—Emily Cox, a certified health education specialist with Health Plus, will help you discover the essentials for nourishing your body and feeling your best. “Eat Well, Live Well” is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 18, from noon to 12:45 p.m.
May. 4, 2020—New findings suggest that dietary calcium and magnesium affect the risk of esophageal cancer; if confirmed in interventional studies, they could inform dietary modifications to reduce the burden of this cancer.
Apr. 10, 2020—Jamie Pope, registered dietitian nutritionist and assistant professor of practice in Medicine, Health and Society, offers four tips for maintaining proper nutrition while balancing the stress of self-quarantine.
Sep. 26, 2019—Martin Katahn, a retired psychology professor and best-selling author who wrote "The Rotation Diet" and other books promoting healthy weight loss and lifestyle, has died after an extended illness.
Sep. 25, 2019—The evolution of cookbooks over hundreds of years and their connections to medicine and health are the focus of a new cross-disciplinary exhibit at the Vanderbilt Central Library.
Jun. 24, 2019—Fish oil supplementation provides a modest but beneficial effect on reducing molecules associated with colorectal cancer development.
Jun. 20, 2019—Vanderbilt researchers have discovered that the gut microbiome composition modulates how dietary nutrients are metabolized, with potential downstream consequences on metabolic health.
Mar. 23, 2018—The Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center and Health Plus present "Vandy Cooks with Tammy Algood" Friday, April 6, from noon to 1 p.m. in the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center teaching kitchen.
Jan. 24, 2018—The Margaret Cuninggim Women’s Center launches its spring schedule of Work-Life Workshops for faculty, staff and graduate students on Wednesday, Jan. 31, with “Nutrition 101: Developing Healthy Workplace Habits."
Oct. 18, 2017—Calcium intake appears to protect against colorectal cancer in individuals with certain gene variants, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.
Jun. 14, 2017—Many older adults with dementia do not eat and drink a sufficient amount to maintain a healthy weight. Simple strategies are effective but time-consuming for care providers.
May. 30, 2017—The Nashville Farmers’ Market at Vanderbilt University Medical Center returns Thursday, June 1, and will be held every Thursday from 2 to 5:30 p.m. through Oct. 26.