Tagged: healthy eating

Need cooking tips? Sargent Choice can help

Do your cooking skills end with cereal and toast?  No fear – Sargent Choice has got  you covered!  Each Wednesday, the Sargent Choice bloggers feature their favorite online resources for healthy, simple cooking tips in a series called Best of the Food Web: Start Cooking.  Many of the featured sites include recipes, concise instruction and […]

Joan Salge Blake and Hardin Coleman talk about health & nutrition education and healthy school lunches

Registered Dietitian and Sargent Clinical Associate Professor Joan Salge Blake and School of Education Dean Hardin Coleman joined us this morning on UStream for a live chat about the importance of healthy school lunches. They also talked about the importance of health and nutrition education. You can view the full chat below:

Live with Nutrition Professor Joan Salge Blake

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From Joan Salge Blake:

Dining enriched by Sargent Choice, students say

BU’s daily student newspaper The Daily Free Press reports on student’s reactions to Sargent Choice: “This year marks the fifth anniversary since Boston University dining halls began serving Sargent Choice options with each meal, and many, from nutrition advocates to students to dining services itself, say the program has been a success….”

Joan Salge Blake on Fox 25

Special Reports: Making healthy food choices on the go

From Joan Salge Blake:

Tip No. 3: Cut back on the hors d’oeuvres Did you know that one ounce of brie cheese melted on a hunk of crispy French breadpacks over 100 calories and 9 grams of fat? Couple that with a few other nibbles and you’ll have to beep your tailor before dinner is served. Making a meal […]

From Joan Salge Blake:

The Science Behind Holiday Weight Gain: Tis the season… We know that the holiday season brings too many parties, too many get-togethers, and too many desserts.  However, an interesting article from the National Council on Strength & Fitness identifies a group of compounding physiological factors that explain why the activities of the holidays make it […]

From Nutrition Professor Joan Salge Blake:

With little kitchen prep and clean up, cereals are an ideal fast food in the morning. A USDA report shows that ready-to-eat cereals are a top breakfast choice and are more popular than breads, bagels, and other bakery items among Americans in the early hours of the morning. Beware: Not all cereals are created equal. […]

“Smart Choices” dubbed unhealthy by FDA

According to Reuters.com,  Federal investigators are looking into the “smart choices” food labeling program for misleading the public.  Director of the Food and Nutrition Center at Sargent College Stacy Zawacki helped to found BU’s Sargent Choice food labeling program and is available for interviews on this topic.  She can be reached at szawacki@bu.edu.