Category: Sargent College

Gabby Giffords Sings ‘Maybe’ with Music Therapist

February 18th, 2015 in 2015, Elizabeth Hoover, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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Elizabeth Hoover, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

Four years after getting shot in the headGabby Giffords still struggles to speak – but that hasn’t stopped her from singing her heart out!…

Expert quote:

“We have many clients who really can’t say a single word in terms of conversation, but they can sing ‘Happy Birthday,’ ‘Take Me Out to the Ball Game’ and so forth.”

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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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The Newest Superfood for Men Is…Yogurt?

February 2nd, 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

We are barely into the New Year, and there is a food that is about to make a touchdown with men. Yogurt. Yup, yogurt for men

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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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