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Tag Archives: Nutrition

NSU Experts Provide Top 10 Back to School Tips for Parents & Students

For Immediate Release Friday, July 31, 2015 Fort Lauderdale-Davie, FL  –  As the start of school approaches, parents and students have so many things they can do to prepare. Nova Southeastern University (NSU) experts have come together in a video to share their advice on everything from how to adjust…


Summer Food Safety

Submitted by Marilyn Gordon EdD RD CSSD LDN Registered Dietitian, Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist It cannot be emphasized enough; the importance of safe food handling and preparation during these summer months. This is the most popular time for family picnics, holiday BBQ’s, and outdoor food preparation. The…


Looking for Work-Life Balance? Let NSU Help You Find that Balance

When it comes to balancing the responsibilities of both work and family life, we often find ourselves in the dilemma of trying to balance the conflicting demands of work with family responsibilities. Many of us are having more difficulty achieving Work-Life Balance because of the rapidly changing workplace.  The workday…


College of Dental Medicine Mourns Loss of Associate Dean

Dominick P. DePaola, D.D.S., Ph.D., an associate academic dean at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine passed away in April. He was 70. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., DePaola received a B.S. degree from St. Francis College in 1964 and a D.D.S. degree from New York University in 1969.  Following…


CDC Executive to Speak at NSU Commencement, May 19

Ursula Bauer, Ph.D, M.P.H., director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, will be the keynote speaker at a commencement ceremony at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division on Sunday, May 19. The ceremony, where 703 Health Professions Division (HPD)…


Optometry Students to Display Research Posters, April 10

On April 10, Nova Southeastern University’s College of Optometry second-year students will show the results of their Community Outreach projects in a scientific poster session from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Steele Auditorium, Terry Building of the NSU’s Health Professions Division. As part of the second-year optometry curriculum on…


Rethink Your Drinks

Source: www.eatright.org Energy balance is the key to weight management for men and women, young or old. For a healthy weight, it’s important for adults to balance physical activity (calories out) with food and beverage intake (calories in). While food choices are important, there’s increasing evidence that many of us…


NSU College of Optometry Alumni Named Young Optometrist of the South

Jennifer Smith Zolman, OD, FCOVD, was named the recipient of the prestigious 2013 South Eastern Congress of Optometry Young Optometrist of the South award. This SECO award recognizes an optometrist in practice for less than 10 years, but who has already made a significant impact in the field of optometry….


Top 10 Nutrition & Eating Resolutions for 2013

Submitted by: Marilyn Gordon, Ed.D., RD, CSSD, LDN Registered Dietitian, Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist •   Eat breakfast. o    It really is the most important meal of the day and will get your brain, mood, and muscles off to a good start. •    Drink more water. o    Keep…


September is National Yoga Month

This month’s designation by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services was given to educate the public on the health benefits of yoga and to promote a healthy lifestyle. You may be thinking what does National Yoga Month have to do with nutrition? Typically we think of the Yogic…


More than 300 of NSU’s “Dateline: Health” TV Episodes Now Available on DVD at Alvin Sherman Library


Want to Be NSU’s Next “Biggest Loser”? Then Apply Now, Deadline: Oct. 12

In the first six years of NSU’s Biggest Loser challenge, the 70 employees and students who completed the program lost a combined total of 1,730 pounds – an average of 25 pounds per participant! Inspired by the popular television show, NSU’s Biggest Loser takes 18 participants through a 16-week weight-loss…


Cool off with a Green Smoothie

Submitted by: Marilyn Gordon, Ed.D., RD, CSSD, LDN Registered Dietitian, Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist OK, agreed, it is hot out there. August can be one of the hottest months of the year so hydration becomes paramount to good health. Usually you read that most adults require approximately 2 liters…


Want to eat healthier? Try the new USDA MyPlate Method

Submitted by: Marilyn Gordon, Ed.D., RD, CSSD, LDN Registered Dietitian, Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist Bye, bye, MyPyramid. Hello MyPlate. The United States Department of Agriculture has released the new food icon; MyPlate. “Choose MyPlate” is a simple message that anyone can decipher. The new icon correlates with the Dietary…