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.
Living for a 100 Year Lifestyle and Learning More about True Healthcare Careers with Dr. Eric Plasker- Podcast
Today’s special guest is none other than Dr. Eric Plasker, Chiropractor and Creator of The 100 Year Lifestyle. He and Véronica delve into deep ground related to what living a 100 Year Lifestyle means, the reasons to pursue a career in healthcare versus “crisis care” and more.
Faces of LIFE- Dr. Selina Sigafoose-Jackson
The Sigafoose Family is synonymous with Life University (Life U). Dr. Selina Sigafoose-Jackson’s parents, Dr. Jim Sigafoose and Patsy Sigafoose, are both co-founders of Life U. Their daughter continued the family tradition, graduating from the College of Chiropractic program at Life U in September 1989. Sigafoose-Jackson was born and raised in York County, Pennsylvania and never expected that she would end up back there, but that is exactly where she and her husband Dr. Kevin Jackson have lived since moving from Florida some 31 years ago.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Let’s Grow- Gardening for Food 101
Proper nutrition and understanding of where our food comes from provide a solid foundation for health. Not to mention that gardening is a fun, enriching and relaxing hobby. Here at Life University (Life U), we sponsor many community garden boxes, tended by students and environmentally friendly groups such as Life U’s own GreenLIFE club.
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.
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.