Healthier You Presentations

Health Plus
December 21, 2018

Did you know the monthly educational sessions offered as a part of the Healthier You program are open to all faculty and staff? You can attend these informative presentations in person (no registration necessary), or view past presentations below, regardless of participation in the Healthier You program! These monthly educational sessions are offered the first Thursday of every month to provide information on a variety of topics including nutrition, physical activity, and the psychosocial components of health and well-being.

Hold the Stuffing

Health Plus
August 29, 2017

​Celebrate good health each winter holiday season with the Health Plus Hold the Stuffing Challenge. Take the holiday challenge to maintain weight from November – January and earn rewards. How it Works: Do an initial weigh-in prior to Thanksgiving (November 7-21) and receive healthy holiday recipes and tips to help you celebrate good health. Return for a final weigh-in after New Year's Day (January 2-18). Weigh-in locations are listed below.

Put Your Best Fork Forward: Food Choices for a Healthier Lifestyle

March 3, 2017
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Put Your Best Fork Forward: Food Choices for a Healthier Lifestyle National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and this year’s theme is “Put Your Best Fork Forward.” Melinda Mahoney, Registered Dietitian, shares examples of small changes we can make in our eating habits – one forkful at a time! Begin Transcript Marissa Wertheimer: Welcome to this edition of the Vanderbilt University Health and Wellness Wellcast.

Diabetes Prevention Program

Health Plus
May 22, 2014

NEW! Vanderbilt Health & Wellness has again received a Certificate of Full Recognition from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for its Diabetes Prevention Program for employees. Diabetes is an epidemic that is significantly affecting the health and future of the U.S.