What Do I Say When…I Feel Negatively About My Body or Weight?
Even though there is much to be learned about healthy nutrition and the reasonable, healthy approach to eating and exercise our heads and hearts often have different perspectives on the matter.
Let's Go OHO!
The many Health and Wellness resources available to faculty and staff working at One Hundred Oaks.
Signs, Effects, and Recovery Support for Eating Disorders
According to National Eating Disorders Association, as many as 10 million females and 1 million males in the United States suffer from anorexia or bulimia, and millions more struggle with binge eating disorder.
The Healthy Recipe Library
Visit the recipe library for a variety of healthy choices you can prepare at home.
Walking Routes on Campus
Walking is a great way to get exercise…and the Vanderbilt campus is a beautiful place to walk! There are several walking routes across campus that range from 10 minutes to 40 minutes. Plus there are 1/10th mile markers throughout campus that allow you to customize your own walking route.
Setting a Weight Loss Goal
You have a Body Mass Index (BMI) equal to or more than 25.0 and have decided now is the time to lose weight. Learn what Health Plus offers to help you achieve your goal.
The Health Assessment is a reliable and valid tool for you to assess your health risks. Taking steps to reduce those health risks can support you in being as healthy as possible.
Regular physical activity helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Being active can also make you feel better, give you more energy, improve your mood, and help you lose weight.
Non-exercise Activity Thermogenesis - It’s really NEAT!
Did you know that little changes to your routine can help you burn more calories? Many overweight people in the USA have "sitting disease" and would lose weight if they did more walking, standing, and moving around during the day, says endocrinologist James Levine of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Levine is talking about increasing your NEAT, or "non-exercise activity thermogenesis," which accounts for much of your movement and calorie expenditure throughout the day. These are activities such as: