Stanford Medicine doctors, dietitians and nutritionists rethink what it means to have healthy food for hospital patients.
Scientists talk aging, mental health and diet at Health Matters
Scientists and doctors discuss aging, healthy diets and new treatments for mental health at this year's Health Matters event.
It’s hard to pinpoint where you got that food poisoning
In the U.S., the most common culprits causing gastrointestinal distress can linger in your gut for several days before you feel their effects.
Ask Me Anything: Diets, cooking and healthy eating
In an Ask Me Anything, Michelle Hauser shares her expertise around all things food, diet and healthy cooking.
Biomarkers predict weight loss, suggest personalized diets
Researchers compared diets and found that some people responded better to different types of nutrition when it comes to weight loss.
Unconventional Paths: Bohemian wannabe turned Stanford nutritionist
A philosopher by nature, Christopher Gardner had a meandering, yet purposeful, path to nutrition science and food sustainability.
Nutrition meets health through ‘culinary medicine’
Chef-turned physician teaches about a concept called "culinary medicine" which focuses on healthy, delicious foods to support health.
Quick and easy food substitutions for a heart-healthy diet
Stanford dietitian recommends making some simple food substitutions that cut back on fats and carbohydrates to improve heart health.
How to keep sugar out of kids’ diets: One pediatrician’s mission
Stanford pediatrician Anisha Patel is taking a hands-on approach to helping parents and teachers reduce kids' sugar intake.
Names matter: Transforming how we label foods
A study from Stanford researchers finds that food labels that highlight tastiness can improve healthy eating among students at five colleges.
Sleep deprived? A healthy diet can help
Improved nutrition — and access to healthy foods — can reduce the effects of sleep deprivation in physicians, new Stanford Medicine ressearch suggests.
Feeding the world: A career in global food
Ertharin Cousin, the former executive director of the World Food Programme, discusses her career and her determination to address hunger globally.
Ramadan: Advising clinicians on safe fasting practices
A Stanford psychiatrist gives practical advice to American clinicians unfamiliar with Ramadan fasting, a common spiritual practice for many Muslims.
Climate change can affect nutrient content of crops, harming human health
Elevated carbon dioxide levels may lead to reductions in the nutrients in common crops such as barley, wheat and rice, increasing malnutrition.
A skeptical look at popular diets: Thumbs up for Mediterranean
In the ninth and final post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford examines the Mediterranean diet.
A skeptical look at popular diets: Low fat revival?
In the eighth post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford breaks down low-fat diets, which were popular in the 1980s.