Observing Nutritional Health through a Clinical Lens, with Alma Ayala Diaz – Podcast
You may have heard the moniker ‘Food is Medicine’, but what does that really look like? How can we take a nutrient-rich diet and use it to fuel good health? Alma Ayala Diaz is one of our enterprising M.S in Clinical Nutrition students who already has a fair amount of experience working in the field of nutrition. She is also President of the Food and Nutrition Club at Life University. She and our host Dr. Veronica Garcia-Chapparo discuss what steps have to be taken to pursue an education and career in Clinical Nutrition.
Considering a Master’s Degree? Reasons to Think About a Higher-Level Degree
Advanced education can be an asset that opens doors to exciting career paths and increased income, yet it requires a significant commitment of time and resources. If you are on the fence about pursuing a master’s degree, then it is time to dig a little deeper to see if graduate study is right for you.
Possible Career Paths for Nutrition and Dietetics at Life U
Career exploration is an important part of personal and professional growth. For students who are enrolled in nutrition and dietetics-related majors here at Life University (Life U), here is a helpful starter guide to get you thinking about possible career paths. For more assistance with…
Take a bite into the Dietetics Internship Program at Life U
The Dietetic Internship (DI) Program in Nutrition and Dietetics at Life University (Life U) is a postbaccalaureate, non-degree graduating, nine-month program beginning in early September and ending by May. It consists of 1096 total hours broken down into 280 hours of didactic and 816 hours of supervised practice.
Club Spotlight: NutriDyn Student Functional Medicine Club
The Institute for Functional Medicine defines functional medicine as “a systems biology-based approach that focuses on identifying and addressing the root cause of disease. Each symptom or differential diagnosis may be one of many contributing to an individual’s illness.” The ideals behind functional medicine are…
Lauren Johnson, always an outspoken proponent of exercise, decided to make Life University the setting for the next phase in her education. After obtaining a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Georgia State University, Johnson is now pursuing a master’s degree in Clinical Nutrition at LIFE.
Asma Alhindi, graduate student in clinical nutrition pursuing her master’s degree, is originally from Yanbu, Saudi Arabia. After obtaining an undergraduate in art and design, similar to a home economics degree in the U.S., from Taibi University in Saudi Arabia, Alhindi was ready to pursue a master’s degree in a more challenging subject. She says that her degree consisted of “a little bit of a lot of things,” such as nutrition, art, design, homemaking and psychology.