Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences News
The Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences within the School of Allied Health Sciences provides a high-quality educational experience for undergraduate and graduate students in the areas of kinesiology, nutrition sciences, and athletic training. Students receive rigorous classroom instruction aided by computer and multimedia instruction, and practical laboratory and clinical experiences.
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UNLV researchers offer a new treatment option for age-related gum disease.
How does the body react when you nix sugar from your diet? UNLV nutritionist Samantha Coogan shares a winning solution for withdrawal symptoms, and what to expect when they’re over.
Formerly called School of Allied Health Sciences, the renamed unit has also launched new department of brain health.
Four students on the chances they’ve taken, the confidence they’ve gained, and the dreams they continue to chase.
Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences In The News
Ever heard of L-theanine? Found in green tea (itself a veritable superfood), L-theanine is a lesser-known amino acid. Touted for its umami content, L-theanine is believed to support a sense of relaxation.
When it comes to weight loss, can cutting added sugar help — or can the sweet stuff still have a place in your diet when you’re trying to shed some pounds? Yes — but it depends on the person. On average, we consume 300 calories worth of added sugars every day so cutting sugar can be an easy way to start “cleaning up” your diet.
There are plenty of reasons to choose to eat a vegan diet — your health, the environment, a love of animals. But can you lose weight on a vegan diet?
If you’ve considered changing your eating habits, you’ve likely wondered: What is the healthiest diet? It seems like every day you hear about a new one. Some of them are easy to write off as an unhealthy fad diet (hello, cabbage soup diet and carnivore diet!). Others seem like they might be helpful for your health or even promote weight loss.
Some dairy is simply delicious. Who can deny that a cup of chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream is heaven, or fresh mozzarella melted across a pizza? But for many Americans—about 65 percent of them, to be exact—dairy is the stuff that food nightmares—not dreams—are made of. Here's everything you need to know about lactose intolerance and how giving up dairy can affect your body.
German scientists are developing a smartwatch to correct bad posture.