Written by Caroline LaganasPhotos courtesy of unsplash.comWhile other students worried about what to pack for studying abroad, one student at Pepperdine University, who wished to remain anonymous, had another concern.Doctors diagnosed the student with orthorexia a few weeks before she left to study abroad.“So many things that we think are good for us, like over exercising … [Read more...] about Pepperdine Student Discusses Battle with Orthorexia
Photos by Bryce Hanamoto With the growing popularity of veganism, it can be a cost-effective eating style, while at the same time offering health benefits, but these benefits are attained only if one does it right, Associate Professor of Nutrition Loan Kim said. The main difference between veganism and a typical omnivore diet is the choice of protein, and that choice of … [Read more...] about The Affordability of Veganism
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 eat super healthy. A recent study by … [Read more...] about Becoming Vegan: Is it More Expensive?
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 importance of health … [Read more...] about How to: Eat Happy
Graphic by Nate BartonA common saying is that people should be drinking eight cups of water a day, and the more water a person drinks, the better. The result of this saying can be seen in Pepperdine students, who often bring huge bottles of water with them everywhere. However, despite the sweeping presence of this concept, it's more of a myth than a scientific fact.The … [Read more...] about Don’t Believe Health Myths