Tagged: Joan Salge Blake

From Joan Salge Blake:

Planning to dial up a super pizza on Super Bowl Sunday? You may get a busy signal as the sales of pizzas increase by at least 30 percent, on average, in pizzerias across America, on the day of the big game. Keep in mind that a pizza with “everything” on it can add close to […]

A Thanksgiving Series from Professor Joan Salge Blake:

Tip #4: Trim the alcohol. A glass of wine can be enjoyable with dinner, but let’s face it: Alcohol adds more calories to your Turkey Day feast. On top of that, spirits can weaken your willpower, especially when consumed on an empty stomach. Save the first toast for when the turkey is served and sip […]

A Thanksgiving Series from Professor Joan Salge Blake:

Tip #3: Trim the amount of food you eat. We stuff ourselves silly on Thanksgiving because we’re afraid we’ll have to wait another 12 months before we can indulge in the whole turkey thing again. Try to remember that this is America. If you want a turkey with stuffing and apple pie a la mode […]

A Thanksgiving Series from Professor Joan Salge Blake:

Tip # 2: Trim the amount of food you serve on Thanksgiving. Take a head count. How many pilgrims and Indians are you really feeding? I bet it’s a lot less than the first Thanksgiving. I know you want leftovers because they’re the best part of the whole holiday, but do you really need a […]

A Thanksgiving Series from Nutrition Professor Joan Salge Blake:

Between now and Thanksgiving, Registered Dietitian and healthy eating expert Joan Salge Blake will be offering tips to trim turkey day weight. Tip # 1: Carve out an earlier time to eat. When Thanksgiving dinner is served at 2 or 3 p.m., we tend to skip lunch in an attempt to make room for a […]

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. […]

From Nutrition Professor Joan Salge Blake:

According to Registered Dietitian and healthy eating expert Joan Salge Blake, “An apple a day could keep the cardiologist at bay…Full of heart-healthy fiber, potassium, and natural sweetness, go hog wild with this season’s bounty of crisp fall apples. Take heart in knowing that a healthy diet rich in fruits, such as apples, and veggies […]

From Nutrition Professor Joan Salge Blake:

“While genes play a role in determining your body weight, it’s just one piece of the weight management puzzle. The incidences of obesity among Americans have more than doubled since the 1980s, and it can’t be due to a change in genetic makeup during this short time period. Rather, it’s more likely due to the […]

From Nutrition Professor Joan Salge Blake:

“Your busy schedule may be wreaking havoc with your health. Not surprisingly, a study of young adults in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association observed that “eating on-the-run” was associated with a higher consumption of soft drinks, fast food, fat, and saturated fat, and less healthy foods such as whole grains, fruits, and veggies.” […]

Is the food in your refrigerator safe?

According to Nutrition Professor and healthy eating expert Joan Salge Blake, September (National Food Safety Month) is a good time to take a look in your fridge to determine what’s safe.   Salge Blake also encourages consumers to take this brief food safety quiz administered by the FDA.  She can be reached at (978) 436-0341 or salgeblake@comcast.net.