Digestive

Types of Fiber March 21, 2018

Go with the flow: Facts about fiber and types of fiber

Black-eyed peas. Sweet potatoes. Kidney beans. Did you know that many Southern favorites are filled with fiber?

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Digestive Nutrition

preventing food poisoning December 5, 2017

How to avoid food poisoning this holiday season

The most common calls to the Tennessee Poison Center this time of year involve food poisoning concerns.

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Digestive Prevention

registered dietitian November 27, 2017

Expert Q&A: What does a registered dietitian do?

Registered dietitians combine science and food knowledge to help meet health goals.

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Digestive Fitness Nutrition Weight Management

GERD June 1, 2017

Is it just heartburn or is it GERD?

Obesity rates are high in the South, and being overweight is a leading cause of GERD.

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March 22, 2017

Tips to help your child find constipation relief

How to keep things moving when your child is constipated.

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Children Digestive Infants & Toddlers Nutrition

Traveler’s diarrhea February 20, 2017

Tips for avoiding traveler’s diarrhea while roaming the world

Traveler's diarrhea is a common problem when visiting developing countries. Here's advice on avoiding it.

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Digestive Prevention

what is norovirus February 13, 2017

Norovirus spreads easily — here’s what you need to know

Just a few viral particles on food or surfaces can cause illness.

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Digestive Prevention

zinc September 28, 2016

Too much zinc in diet may worsen C. diff infection

Vanderbilt study raises concerns about multivitamin supplements.

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Digestive Prevention

foodborne illness symptoms April 12, 2016

The lowdown on foodborne illness symptoms

A Vanderbilt expert explains symptoms of common illnesses and how to avoid them.

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Digestive Prevention