Intermittent Fasting- Benefits and Concerns
Health-minded individuals have probably heard the term ‘intermittent fasting’ thrown around in recent years, but what exactly does it look like, and is it good for you? In general, like any other form of dieting or nutrition management, the effectiveness of intermittent fasting varies by the individual and should be discussed with your primary care professionals.
A bit fit? Examining Fitness Trackers’ Effectiveness
Have you ever had a friend who complained that they didn’t want to work out because they forgot their FitBit or Apple Watch at home and therefore their efforts ‘won’t count’? I have seen this, and I am also guilty of kicking myself for forgetting my beloved fitness tracker watch in the charger at home. This obsessive and seemingly counter-productive fixation on tracking steps and fitness begs the question: Is all this emphasis on digital fitness tracking and wearables even helping people?
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.