Category: Sargent College

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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Nutrition Know-How for Healthy Aging

April 15th, 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

Headlines correlating what we eat with opti­mal health abound: claims of “superfoods” compete with new juic­ing fads; proteins and carbohydrates contin­ually spar; leafy greens are everywhere…

Expert quote:

“Americans are not getting enough fruits and vegetables in their diet which means they’re falling short of fiber and potassium, among other nutrients, and they’re having trouble manag­ing weight.”

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Warning About New ‘Hormone Reset Diet’

April 13th, 2015 in 2015, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, Sargent College, WBZ-TV 0 comments

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

There’s a newcomer to the diet scene. It’s called the Hormone Reset Diet and it promises to help women lose weight, but Dr. Mallika Marshall says before you sign on, there are some things you should know…

Expert quote:

“There’s no literature to suggest that you can by cutting certain foods out of your diet reset your hormones.”

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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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The Low-Down on Mental Health Support Groups

April 4th, 2015 in 2015, Larry Kohn, Newsmakers, Sargent College 0 comments

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Larry Kohn, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College, Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation

When Tara Reilly was diagnosed with bipolar disorder at age 22, she didn’t think anyone else could relate…

Expert quote:

“You can’t tell this illness to go away. It comes back in people; it’s not a linear progression, like a lot of physical maladies are. But [through support groups], you can learn to manage the illness instead of having the illness manage you.”

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Infertility & nutrition

April 2nd, 2015 in 2015, Joan Salge Blake, Newsmakers, Sargent College, WCVB 0 comments

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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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Can iPad therapy mend speech after stroke?

March 25th, 2015 in 2015, Futurity News, Newsmakers, RESEARCH @ BU, Sargent College, Swathi Kiran 0 comments

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Swathi Kiran, College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College

New research suggests that personalized therapy via an iPad app can benefit people with aphasia, a brain disorder that seriously inhibits language…

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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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Americans Spend Billions on Vitamins and Herbs That Don’t Work

March 19th, 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

Most of our unhealthy habits stem from doing what’s easier or cheaper…

Expert quote:

“What people are saying is, ‘I know I should be eating better. I feel bad about that, but I either don’t want to do it or I don’t have the motivation. I’m going to get a multivitamin and that’s going to make me feel a little better — at least I’m doing that.’”

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