Plant-based diets grow in popularity each year, and there are advantages and disadvantages to adopting such a lifestyle. Pepperdine students and nutritionist Katherine McCune discuss the pros and cons of plant-based diets.
Meatless Mondays are a great option for people who don’t want to commit to a standard vegetarian and vegan diet. The benefits range from helping the environment to improving one’s personal health.
College Cuisine: Tips and Tricks for Clean Eating in Cramped Quarters
Students and faculty at Pepperdine University share the causes and effects of idolizing physical appearance and technology.
With increased dedication to environmental causes and personal health development, more people are embracing the vegan diet. “I just felt like it would be wrong for me to say I’m an environmentalist but not do anything about it really,” vegan Colette Faulkner said. Vegan Bright Barnes said her diet has also influenced my family to […]
A happy stomach makes a happy person. In these busy times of college, between class, internships, extracurricular activities and attempting to have a social life, worrying about the particulars of your diet should really be the last of your worries. In Malibu and Calabasas, self-image is everything. While the cultures of these neighborhoods emphasize the […]
Infograph by Hannah Almsted At the beginning of her freshman year, Jane (named changed for anonymity) began an intense fitness regime that would rival even the most elite athletes. From twice-a-day workouts to a strict diet full of lean protein and no carbs, you might think she was training for something — and she was: […]
Photo Courtesy of smithbodybuilding.com Alumnus Sean Smith (’15) and BS/MBA student Catherine Kern published the Smith Bodybuilding website in early January. The website offers free recipes, nutrition tutorials and workout routines to build specific muscles. Students looking to fulfill certain fitness goals, such as losing a specific amount of weight, can contact Smith and Kern […]
Art by Brooke Muschott If you’re fighting stress, fatigue or weight gain you may not have enough on your plate… That’s right! Any of these symptoms could be side effects from not eating often enough. Eating regularly is crucial if you want keep your metabolism at full speed. And, oftentimes this can be a challenge […]
Art by Brooke Muschott “I haven’t eaten all day.” Do those words sounds familiar? During my freshman year, and later as a Resident Advisor, I remember hearing this phrase far too often. Girls said it constantly — in the dorms, at the Caf, in class. This statement always blew my mind. I was raised on […]