48 episodes

Join us as we interview leading experts and discover new perspectives on health and wellbeing!

LiveWell UCLA Semel Healthy Campus Initiative Center at UCLA

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 14 Ratings

Join us as we interview leading experts and discover new perspectives on health and wellbeing!

    #45: Food Law with Michael Roberts

    #45: Food Law with Michael Roberts

    Executive Director of the Resnick Center for Food Law and Policy and Professor at the UCLA School of Law, Michael Roberts, joins us to explain the complexities of governing food and why he makes always checks the labels before buying olive oil.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    #44: The Recipe for Success with Pete Angelis

    #44: The Recipe for Success with Pete Angelis

    On the menu for dinner tonight at Bruin Plate at UCLA is a kale hummus, winter greens, and red quinoa flat bread. This is just another typical day at UCLA- dining colorfully, and enjoying vibrant, delicious and well-balanced meals. How does UCLA serve gourmet meals everyday to its residents living on campus? Pete Angelis, the Assistant Vice Chancellor of UCLA Housing and Hospitality will tell you its all made possible through the care for and from his remarkable team. Keep listening to find out how UCLA has earned its No. 1 spot in the “2021 Best College Food in America” rankings for four years in a row.

    • 51 min
    #43: Food through Storytelling with Dr. Joseph Nagy

    #43: Food through Storytelling with Dr. Joseph Nagy

    Today we explore food through stories and folklore. The stories we tell, and the stories we hear have the ability to transport us to a different time and place. Join us for a conversation with UCLA Emeritus professor and expert in Irish Folklore, Dr. Joseph Nagy, about the symbolisms of food in folklore.

    • 39 min
    #42: Pain Management and How to #HacktheVax with Dr. Jody Thomas

    #42: Pain Management and How to #HacktheVax with Dr. Jody Thomas

    #42: Pain Management and How to #HacktheVax with Dr. Jody Thomas by Semel Healthy Campus Initiative Center at UCLA

    • 42 min
    #41: Environmental Impacts on Health with Dr. Richard Jackson

    #41: Environmental Impacts on Health with Dr. Richard Jackson

    Join us today for a discussion about the relationship between planetary and human health with Former Director of the CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health and Professor Emeritus at the Fielding School of Public Health at UCLA, Dr. Richard Jackson.

    • 36 min
    #40: Children's Health & Well-being During COVID-19 with Dr. Nava Yeganeh

    #40: Children's Health & Well-being During COVID-19 with Dr. Nava Yeganeh

    With over 1.4 million Kindergarten through grade 12 students, Los Angeles County schools had the enormous task of protecting the health and safety of its children when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Teachers and administrators quickly became experts in online education and environmental health and safety. UCLA Pediatrician and Medical Epidemiologist for the LA County Department of Public Health, Dr. Nava Yeganeh, joins us today to address concerns for our children and discuss how schools continue to respond to the pandemic to ensure the safety of their students.

    • 32 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
14 Ratings

14 Ratings

Tecate Corleone ,

So many interesting tidbits

Really interesting podcast about the lesser known aspects of health and well-being… like why we get shivers when we listen to music. Also several engaging episodes on different dimensions of health related to COVID-19!

bruin1124 ,

Engaging and thoughtful- would recommend!

A thoughtful exploration of a wide variety of health and well-being topics from highly esteemed Ucla scholars and more! Loved learning about everything from sustainable food systems to green commuting to what social well-being is.

HJ from Funding Circle ,

Appreciate these perspectives

It’s great to hear the perspectives of staff, faculty, students, and researchers at UCLA!