Category: Sargent College

Hack Your Pizza Habit With These Healthy Swaps

January 28th, 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

Full disclosure. Pizza is my favorite food. When I die, I want my family to throw the biggest pizza party in history to celebrate my long (I hope) life with tons of friends and Italian relatives…

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How ‘Superfoods’ Like Bulletproof Coffee Get Popular (Hint: It’s Not Nutritional Science)

January 27th, 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

We investigated so-called miracle foods like Greek yogurt to find out if they’re really good for you — and who wants you to believe they are…

Expert quote:

“Drink it if you like it, but don’t assume it’s a powerful, much-needed food in your diet.”

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What if the Power Goes Out? Food Safety Tips for Blizzard 2015

January 26th, 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

Snow is coming, and there already are warnings of power outages…

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Six myths about nutrition and health

January 24th, 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

We all have our own food orthodoxies, at least some of which probably embrace the nutrition myths all round us…

Expert quote:

“It’s like having Rachael Ray in your freezer — they’re all prepped and ready to go.”

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Warm Up, Slim Down with Soup

January 20th, 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

Baby, it’s cold outside. If you are ladling up hot soup to fight the frigid temperatures, your waist may thank you for this warm gesture…

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Ask Joan: The NEW Nutrition and You in 2015

January 16th, 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

My Nutrition and You! blog is going to be more about YOU in 2015. We’re starting an “Ask Joan” series, so you can send me all of your nutrition, diet, weight loss concerns and questions, and get some healthy and helpful lifestyle advice…

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Re-entering the workforce with a chronic condition

January 16th, 2015 in 2015, Karen Jacobs, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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Karen Jacobs, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

We hear lots of stories about how the miracles of modern medicine have helped people with chronic illnesses like multiple sclerosis (MS), rheumatoid arthritis (RA), HIV, and even cancer get back into the swing of life…

Expert quote:

“People, frankly, are worried about being stigmatized, so it’s very personal. On the bright side some employers are really motivated to help.”

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Will Drinking Water Help Me Lose Weight?

January 12th, 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

Maybe. While the studies are far from overflowing, there is some research, according to an article recently published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, which suggests that drinking water may help you lose and maintain your weight loss…

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Want to Live Longer? Pass the Whole Grains

January 5th, 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

If you need a New Year’s resolution to kick the year off on a healthy note, you may want to begin by adding more whole grains to your plate. A large study involving over 110,000 adults published today in JAMA Internal Medicine showed that a diet adequate in whole grains was associated with a reduced risk of dying prematurely, especially deaths due to cardiovascular disease…

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Diet Rich in Whole Grains Might Extend Your Life, Study Says

January 5th, 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

Over time, regularly eating whole wheat bread, oatmeal or other whole grains may add years to your lifespan, a new Harvard-led study concludes…

Expert quote:

“The consensus thus far is it’s probably not one thing, but a number of wonderful things that work together in whole grains synergistically for health benefits.”

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