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Clue to treating obesity found in body’s ‘rheostat’

Aug. 23, 2018—Researchers at Vanderbilt University and the University of Michigan have discovered a critical factor in the rheostatic control of body weight by the brain.

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Voluntary exercise and energy balance

Mar. 23, 2018—Non-exercise physical activity has a measurable energy expenditure, which goes down when animals engage in voluntary exercise, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.

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Follow these tips for maintaining weight loss

Jan. 19, 2016—Many people manage to lose weight, but few of them keep it off. Learn how the successful few avoid regaining weight in this article from MySouthernHealth.com.

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Vanderbilt nutrition educator says St. Patrick’s Day green is the luckiest color for our diets

Mar. 13, 2015—The green of St. Patrick’s Day is a symbol of the luck of the Irish, and Vanderbilt nutrition educator Stacey Kendrick says when it comes to good food, green can bring good luck to our health, too. “The Dietary Guidelines for Americans wants you to eat your green stuff,” she says. The recommendation is that...

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New medical weight loss program set for VUMC campus

Feb. 5, 2015—For people with diabetes, watching their waistline is an important way to help control their blood glucose and lower the risk for complications from the illness.

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Superfoods: Eat more, lose weight

Jan. 17, 2013—  What if you could eat more and still lose weight? How about reduce disease and increase your lifespan? Sounds too good to be true, but Vanderbilt’s Barb Cramer talks with Vanderbilt School of Nursing’s nutrition expert Jamie Pope about choice foods that can help you change your health odds.   To learn more from...

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

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VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

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