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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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Vanderbilt Nutrition and Diet Assessment Core established

Jul. 19, 2013—The Vanderbilt Nutrition and Diet Assessment Core has been established to facilitate all types of human research.

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Free online nutrition course kicks off May 6

May. 3, 2013—There is still time to join more than 66,000 students around the globe who have registered to take a free online course on nutrition from the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. The course begins May 6.

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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.

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Gates Foundation grant aids pediatric nutrition research

Jan. 24, 2013—Using a SmartPhone platform and a $100,000 grant from Grand Challenges Explorations, an initiative of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Vanderbilt Pediatric Surgeon John Pietsch, M.D., and fourth-year medical student Katherine Allen may revolutionize the way infants and children all over the world are assessed and treated for proper nutrition.

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Society lauds VU’s clinical nutrition efforts

Jan. 24, 2013—Vanderbilt University has received a 2012 Clinical Nutrition Team of Distinction award from the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.), an organization dedicated to improving patient care by advancing the science and practice of clinical nutrition and metabolism.

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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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Gene’s impact on ‘good’ cholesterol could affect heart disease risk

Jul. 12, 2012—A genetic variant may help keep an individual’s “good” cholesterol in check.

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Receptor’s role in nutrition brain circuitry

Jul. 3, 2012—New findings point to brain circuitry that communicates about the body’s nutritional status and regulates how nutrients are mobilized.

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Mixed results define 2012 Tennessee Men’s Health Report Card

Jun. 12, 2012—Heart disease is still the leading cause of death for men in Tennessee and cancer deaths continue to move further away from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Healthy People 2020 goal, according to the 2012 Tennessee Men’s Health Report Card.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

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

Vanderbilt Medicine

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

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VUMC campus

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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