In The News: Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences

Openfit
January 16, 2020

If you find yourself dragging during your exercise routine, a pre-workout caffeine supplement could be just the thing to give you a boost of focus and energy.

WRVO Public Media
December 16, 2019

For many Americans, an exercise routine looks like a lot of time indoors -- treadmills, ellipticals, weights and more -- but as one researcher can attest, the benefits of taking that workout outside, especially if it’s for a hike through nature, can be more beneficial than exercise confined to gyms and homes.

YourNEWS
November 27, 2019

Research — there’s no question the UNLV School of Medicine is a true believer in its importance.

Authority Magazine
November 25, 2019

Since my research is focused on biomechanics and physiology of sports, I have had many unique opportunities related to sports.

EatingWell Magazine
November 21, 2019

Here's how to kick back without falling off the wagon entirely.

HighYa
November 21, 2019

Hairfinity is a brand of hair care solutions from Brock Beauty that takes a nutrition-focused approach to better hair health. The company is best known today for its daily hair vitamins, though it also sells vitamin boosters, hair care products, skin vitamins, weave care products, and more.

Openfit
November 8, 2019

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.

Openfit
October 7, 2019

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.

Openfit
September 26, 2019

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.

Openfit
September 26, 2019

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?

Prevention Magazine
September 19, 2019

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.

Daily Mail
August 26, 2019

German scientists are developing a smartwatch to correct bad posture.