Plant-Based Burgers and Meat: Are They Healthy?

Plant-Based Burgers and Meat: Are They Healthy?

Plant-based burgers and meat are still one of the top trending food items. But, is eating plant-based burgers instead of the real thing really good for you? Registered dietician Katherine Basbaum gives some insight.
Infographic: Hidden Sugars – Unexpected Sugars in What You Eat and Drink

Infographic: Hidden Sugars – Unexpected Sugars in What You Eat and Drink

Food labels don’t currently distinguish between added sugar and natural sugar. It takes more work for people to read labels and find these hidden sugars.
Terry Tigner’s Weight Loss Surgery: A Stubborn Candidate Finds Her Way

Terry Tigner’s Weight Loss Surgery: A Stubborn Candidate Finds Her Way

Terry Tigner knew she needed to lose weight, but weight loss surgery wasn't part of her plan. Her friend Angela Taylor and the UVA bariatrics team provided the support and encouragement needed to take the first step.

Latest Posts

UVA Health system banner

UVA and HOPE: Partners in Cancer Care

Did you know UVA recently purchased a cancer care practice that provides treatment to patients in several surrounding communities?

UVA HOPE Cancer Care (formerly Hematology Oncology Patient Enterprises) is a network of four practices providing treatment to patients in Charlottesville, Culpeper, Farmville and Fishersville.

HOPE patients will continue to receive the…

UVA Health system banner

Poisonous Snakes: Just Leave Them Alone

Poisonous snakes. Mention those words, and a lot of people freak out. When I told my co-workers I wanted to write about snakebites, one flinched and shrieked, “Ew, snakes!” Another refused to look at the…