Joan Salge Blake

Clinical Associate Professor, Nutrition and Health Sciences
Sargent College

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Doctoral Candidate, Boston University, School of Education
MS, Clinical Nutrition, Boston University
Dietetic Internship, New England Deaconess Hospital
BS, Food and Nutrition, Montclair State University

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Joan Salge Blake is Clinical Associate Professor of Nutrition, Registered Dietitian, and Spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association. Her areas of expertise include healthy eating, weight management, and obesity, and she strives to make nutrition science easily understood by the general public via her website, blog, and many media interviews. In 2009, Salge Blake earned… Read more

Joan Salge Blake is Clinical Associate Professor of Nutrition, Registered Dietitian, and Spokesperson for the American Dietetic Association. Her areas of expertise include healthy eating, weight management, and obesity, and she strives to make nutrition science easily understood by the general public via her website, blog, and many media interviews. In 2009, Salge Blake earned the Annie Galbraith Outstanding Dietitian award from the Massachusetts Dietetic Association.

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    • 6 Healthy Ways to Eat and Drink Yourself Cool This Summer

      July 26, 2017

      U.S. News & World Report quoting Joan Salge Blake, Sargent College “When summer temperatures rise, I don’t complain, but I do make some changes to help stay cool and hydrated…” Expert quote: “I drink infused water to beat the summer heat…” View full article. 

    • 8 Foods That Help You Sleep

      July 25, 2017

      Healthy Women quoting Joan Salge Blake, Sargent College “Just about everyone has his or her favorite bedtime ritual…” Expert quote: “…which can help you sleep better and longer.” View full article. 

    • 8 Foods That Help You Sleep

      July 25, 2017

      Healthy Women quoting Joan Salge Blake, Sargent College “Just about everyone has his or her favorite bedtime ritual…” Expert quote: “Registered dietitian Joan Salge Blake points to research suggesting that drinking tart cherry juice before bedtime may help you fall asleep, due to its melatonin content ‘which can help you sleep better and longer.'” View […]

    • Is Your Coffee Obsession Healthy?

      July 19, 2017

      U.S News & World Report by Joan Salge Blake, Sargent College “I recently counted the number of coffee shops lining a busy Boston street…” View full article. 

    • Is Cold Brew as Healthy as Regular Coffee?

      July 19, 2017

      Health.com referencing Joan Salge Blake, Sargent College “There’s no more refreshing way to get a caffeine kick on a sweltering day than by sipping an iced coffee…” Expert reference: “This means it can be easier on the digestive system, particularly for people who struggle with heartburn or a sensitive stomach, explains Joan Salge Blake, RD, clinical associate professor at Boston University and author of Nutrition & […]

    • Grilling Safely: 10 July 4 BBQ Tips to Reduce Risks

      July 2, 2017

      Newsline quoting Joan Salge Blake, Sargent College “It’s high season for grilling and backyard barbecues, with July 4 celebrations planned across the country…” Expert quote: “Grilling is generally a healthy way to cook food if you take certain precautions.” View full article. 

    • 8 unhealthy diets that people swear helped them lose weight

      June 23, 2017

      Insider quoting Joan Salge Blake, Sargent College “What if you could eat all of the junk food your heart desires and still lose weight?…” Expert quote: “What happens with these same-food diets is that people tend to consume fewer calories overall.” View full article. 

    • OUR EXPERTS PUT THEIR BEST FRUIT FORWARD WITH THESE DESSERTS

      June 13, 2017

      Oldways quoting Joan Salge Blake, Sargent College “With summer approaching, fruit can be a refreshing way to both cool off and enhance meals with flavor and health benefits…” Expert quote: “Don’t turn off your grill once the fish is done for dinner…” View full article. 

    • Magnesium is essential to your health, but many people don’t get enough of it

      June 10, 2017

      Consumer Reports mentioning Joan Salge Blake, Sargent College “Ask most people to name a nutrient lacking in the American diet, and the top answers would probably be calcium, vitamin D or fiber…” Expert mention: “Though no one food has a huge amount of the nutrient, it’s not hard to get enough if you keep the best […]

    • The Latest on Juicing. It Doesn’t Work!

      June 7, 2017

      The Morning News with Bruce Kenyon interviewing Joan Salge Blake, Sargent College Listen to full interview. 

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