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Healthy Holiday Eating

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful and enjoy delicious home-cooked delights with family and friends but be careful not to overdo it. Believe it or not, it is possible to have a perfectly lovely Thanksgiving dinner without feeling like a stuffed turkey yourself at the end. Check out this helpful guide to avoid over-indulging before the dinner bell rings.

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Simple Ways to Avoid Food Waste

So much of daily life is centered around food. Buying food at the grocery store, going out to eat, preparing food and sometimes throwing food away that has gone bad before it had a chance to be eaten. Food waste is a major problem that tends to sneak under the radar of our consciousness, but it has negative implications for not only our wallets, but also the environment.

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Meat in the Middle- Eating Less Meat for Improved Health

When it comes to the subject of whether people should eat meat, the thought is fraught with many seemingly black-and-white ethical and health considerations. The assumed sentiment often seems to be either someone is a regular meat eater or that they need to be a vegetarian, but in fact, the matter is not nearly so cut and dry.

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Chiropractic Care Propelling Sports Performance

Competitive sports and chiropractic care go hand in hand. In fact, here at Life University, we commonly encounter students who originally developed an interest in chiropractic as a profession due to care received as high school or collegiate student-athletes. So it’s an interesting concept to consider that consistent chiropractic care might not only offer healing and recovery benefits, but also could contribute to improved sports performance.

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The Importance of Food Safety- Facts and Tips

Nutrition is serious business here at Life University (Life U), and a major element of promoting maximized nutritional wellness is safe food preparation. Food poisoning is no joke and can even be fatal in severe cases, so take a moment to review some basic food safety precautions and ways to keep your family safe.

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Brain Foods to Propel Studying

Ultimate success as a Life University student requires diligent study and many hours hitting the books, but if students don’t take proper care of themselves, they can find themselves hitting a wall instead. There are many forms that necessary self-care can take, but today we will focus on the need for a balanced diet to help give students enough sustainable energy to take in and retain important information.

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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.

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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…

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Faces of LIFE- Amber Sproule

Amber Sproule grew up in Middle Georgia, and she is the second oldest of five kids. Sproule’s older sister graduated last quarter from the chiropractic program at Life University (Life U), so a vitalistic approach to education clearly runs in the family. “Life University caught my eye because of the holistic and vitalistic values and because it is one of the very few colleges in Georgia that offers dietetics as a degree. I also loved the peaceful campus environment and that it was close to my family,” said Sproule.