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…
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.
A World of Flavors Courtesy of National Nutrition Month
The theme for 2022 is “Celebrate a World of Flavors.” Life U is making a point to celebrate with delicious and diverse flair, holding several events to kick off this amazing month of health and wellness. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (also known as Eat Right) promotes National Nutrition Month annually each March to invite people “to learn about making informed food choices and developing healthful eating and physical activity habits.”
Love Yourself- Self-Care Tips in Time for Valentine’s Day
At Life U, we boast a unique emphasis on health and wellness in harmony with our vitalistic approach to health care. Promoting self-care is a major part of that, as we support healthy habits that start from the decisions of individuals, which can grow into a healthy living movement.
Faces of LIFE – Dr. Nicole McCarty
Family is very important to Life University alumna Dr. Nicole McCarty. In addition to raising her toddler daughter, Dr. McCarty is a caregiver to her grandparents and her mother, who is in remission from multiple myeloma. She also runs her own practice as an integrative health doctor and wellness coach, helping people with a wide range of concerns including fitness, nutrition and stress management. Dr. McCarty’s interest in health and her experience as a teacher and coach eventually led her to LIFE.
Faces of LIFE: Alexis Martinez
Life University is right in Alexis Martinez’s backyard. Born in Chicago, the Bachelor of Science in Dietetics student has lived in Cobb County, Georgia her whole life. When she started looking for a nutrition degree program, Martinez discovered LIFE was the perfect fit.
My 1st Quarter: Tatum Johnson
Take every opportunity you can. Join the clubs you never thought you liked. One time I sat in on the Nutrition Club with one of my teammates and even though I am not in any dietetics classes, I thought it was so fun. So, make sure to try every opportunity even if you don’t think it’s what you wanted. Just try it, it’s going to be okay.