Eric Zacharias, md

  • Medical School
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Residency
    University of Colorado

About Eric Zacharias

Dr. Zacharias began his practice at the Boulder Medical Center in 1999 after several years of private practice in Denver. He and his wife, both native Southerners, moved to Colorado for the great offerings of outdoor activities. They enjoy running, cycling, telemark skiing, and hiking together and with their children.

Areas of Specialty

Internal Medicine
Nutrition and Health- Mediterranean Diet
Travel Medicine

Education and Certifications

  • Medical School — Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    Nashville, TN
  • Residency — University of Colorado
    Boulder, CO

Recent Eric Zacharias Posts

What is a Mediterranean-style diet? There is a two part answer to this question. First, the diet emphasizes high intake…read more

Carbohydrates – The Basics In my group lectures and individual patient discussions, it is clear to me that many people…read more

  Patients will frequently ask me if fiber is important to their health. The best way to answer this is…read more

A recurring statement that I see in the popular press and in non-scientist-written dietary guidelines is that “sugar is toxic.” …read more

A term commonly used in nutrition discussions about diet is glycemic index. Glycemic index is formally defined as the amount…read more