Recipes for LIFE- Spicy Red Pepper Hummus
During this holiday season filled with parties and plenty of food, why not try a healthy and delicious recipe for your next occasion? This hummus recipe is not only tasty but versatile and can be served with anything from crispy bread bites, pita bread, vegetables or gluten-free crackers. Celebrate in style today!
Recipes for LIFE Series – Belgian Endive Salad
Life U is committed to healthy living, and as part of that commitment, we would love to share with our readers these tempting and healthy recipes in a periodic series. They have been created by our own Associate Professor of Nutrition Dr. Denise Pickett-Bernard. Recipe: Belgian Endive Salad
Campus Dietetics in Action with Cathy Tillery – Podcast
Figuring out the best ways to help Life University students and student athletes learn how to eat well is a full time job. Campus Dietitian Cathy Tillery explains the challenges that many students in the Life U community face as many of them are learning for the first time how to manage their own dietary needs.
Is it healthy to keep a food journal?
Have you ever been having a quiet night at home, snuggled up on the couch watching a good movie, snacking mindlessly on chips or popcorn only to discover you have demolished the entire bag? Been there, done that, bought the t-shirt. Of course, an occasional overindulgence is not the end of the world, but if you worry your eating habits are getting out of hand, a food journal could do the trick.
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.
Going Grain-Free or Gluten-Free? Looking at emerging diet changes from a nutritional lens
Simply put, a grain-free diet means a person avoids all grains. This includes grains containing gluten, such as wheat, spelt, barley, rye and triticale. It also includes grains that do not have gluten, such as dried corn, millet, rice, sorghum and oats.
How an emotional personal health journey led to empathy, with Phenix Cowart- Podcast
Phenix Cowart is a young lady that excudes optimism and positivity, which is an admirable outlook given her personal health battles related to a leukemia diagnosis. Cowart is a B.S in Dietetics student at Life U who has a profound interest in how proper nutrition can improve health outcomes. In the midst of hardships related to her health, Cowart has noted that she has learned a fair amount about patient emotions and the need to be empathetic which she will carry with her in her desired career as a Registered Dietitian.
An Eye on Good Nutrition with Denise Pickett-Bernard
Joining Veronica today is Denise Pickett-Bernard, Associate Professor of Nutrition at Life U, who explains the different nutritional programs offered at Life U, equipping future nutritionists, dietitians and more.
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.