Category: Boston.com

Reward Your Weight Loss Progress With Another Good Habit: Reading

April 28th, 2015 in 2015, Blogs, Boston.com, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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By Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

I bumped into a colleague, Deb, at work the other morning and did a double take…

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Strategies for Battling My 5-Year-Old’s Anxiety

April 26th, 2015 in 2015, Boston.com, Centers & Institutes in the News, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Donna Pincus, Newsmakers 0 comments

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Donna Pincus, College of Arts & Sciences, Center for Anxiety & Related Disorders

We have a house guest. His name is Anxiety…

Expert quote:

“Anxiety and fears are actually normal human emotions.”

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The Best Anti-Aging Treatment Is Your Diet

April 21st, 2015 in 2015, Blogs, Boston.com, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Sargent College 0 comments

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By Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

You are what you eat, and what you eat may also affect how old you look. Research suggests that a poor diet may not only be bad for your hips and heart but also your face…

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Two Years Since Bombing, Marathon Might Be Even More Mental Than Physical

April 20th, 2015 in 2015, Adam Naylor, Boston.com, Kermit Crawford, Newsmakers, School of Education, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Kermit Crawford, School of Medicine
Adam Naylor, School of Education

It has been two years since the Boston Marathon bombings…

Expert quotes:

Crawford:

“There can be really an array of feelings of thoughts and of activities that individuals have, in part depending on how directly impacted they were or how they may have experienced something previously.”

Naylor:

“The turn onto Boylston Street will be more emotional than ever. If you understand the psychology of the marathon, it’s the middle that gets tough, and if you add this layer on [since the bombings], you’re going to end up seeing the spots where people were pulled off the course.”

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Can Models Ever Be Too Thin?

April 9th, 2015 in 2015, Blogs, Boston.com, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Sargent College 0 comments

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By Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

The French Parliament thinks so. In fact, they are stepping in to protect excessively thin fashion models against modeling agencies and fashion houses that perpetuate anorexia…

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Are Eggs the Nutrition Comeback Kid?

March 30th, 2015 in 2015, Blogs, Boston.com, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Sargent College 0 comments

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By Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

What’s not to love about them? They are a cheap source of protein, contain bone-strengthening vitamin D, and provide choline, a compound needed for healthy cells and nerves, especially during pregnancy. The only nutrient blemish is that an egg is high in dietary cholesterol…

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Coconut Oil: Should You Eat It or Wear It?

March 23rd, 2015 in 2015, Blogs, Boston.com, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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By Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Coconut oil has been purported to be kind to your heart, slimming to your waist and good for your skin and hair. So should you eat it or wear it? Or both?…

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Should You Weigh Yourself Daily?

March 17th, 2015 in 2015, Blogs, Boston.com, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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By Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

If weight loss is your goal, jumping on the bathroom scale daily may help you shed more weight, according to a new study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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It’s Time to Hack the Sugar Out of Your Diet

March 9th, 2015 in 2015, Blogs, Boston.com, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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By Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Chelsea is a 27-year-old health writer at Boston.com who was born with one tooth: a sweet tooth…

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Let’s Schmear on the Good News About Peanuts

March 3rd, 2015 in 2015, Blogs, Boston.com, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, Sargent College 0 comments

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By Joan Salge Blake, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Pass the peanuts and schmear on the peanut butter as a study published today in JAMA Internal Medicine showed that eating peanuts, as well as nuts such as walnuts, almonds, and pistachios, may help you live longer…

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