Category: Joan Salge Blake

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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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Going Gluten Free

March 16th, 2015 in 2015, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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

Are gluten-free diets a fad or fixture? That’s open to debate…

Expert quote:

“Taking gluten out of your diet does not guarantee that you have a healthy diet. You can have a very unhealthy gluten-free diet.”

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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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Uno chain putting pizza first again

February 27th, 2015 in 2015, Boston Globe, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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

Uno Pizzeria and Grill, the deep-dish pizza restaurant chain that switched years ago to a menu emphasizing pages of healthy food, is returning to its cheesy roots. Calorie counters beware…

Expert quote:

“The calories on the menu will be really an eye-opener to the consumer.”

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Think Before You Belly Up to the Snack Bar

February 23rd, 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

Lauren is a busy salesperson who often crams in back-to-back appointments to get the most productivity out of her day…

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Your Sandwich Is A Sodium Bomb

February 17th, 2015 in 2015, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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

Americans love their sandwiches. A recent USDA study found that 49 percent of adults eat one every day…

Expert quote:

“You’re not going to get a quicker, more economical lunch. And sandwiches can be quite healthy.”

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Is Your Chicken Making You Sick?

February 17th, 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

It could be depending upon how you handle and prepare it…

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Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers Report

February 16th, 2015 in 2015, HealthDay News, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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

A simple high-fiber diet can provide health benefits while being easier to stick with than a diet calling for multiple changes in eating habits, a new clinical trial concludes…

Expert quote:

“If you want to focus on one thing you can do in 2015 to help you lose weight, it might be increasing your fiber from whole grains, fruits and vegetables.”

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What’s Lurking in Your Herbal Supplement?

February 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

You may be surprised to find out exactly what’s in the supplement you may be taking, or in this case, what isn’t in it…

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