Tagged: Joan Salge Blake

The Freshman 15: Fact or Fiction

Nutrition professor and healthy eating expert Joan Salge Blake suggests that research to support the “Freshman 15″ is minimal, and that a 15 pound weight-gain is not inevitable for college freshman. Salge Blake says “Some research suggests that the Freshman 15 is a myth as weight gain didn’t occur at all or didn’t occur in […]

From Nutrition Professor Joan Salge Blake:

Nutrition Professor and healthy eating expert Joan Salge Blake claims that a recent PETA advertisement which includes an obese women with the caption “Save the whales. Lose the blubber: Go Vegetarian” not only “misses the boat when motivating Americans to lose weight, but also is not accurate.” Salge Blake’s Truth About Vegetarianism: “A vegetarian diet […]

From Nutrition Professor Joan Salge Blake:

Nutrition professor Joan Salge Blake suggests that lobster is both healthy and currently, cost-effective. She encourages consumers to purchase lobster while the price is reasonable. Salge Blake’s Health Tip of the Day: “A one pound lobster will serve up only about 3 ounces of meat (perfect portion) for less than 85 calories, only 0.5 grams […]

From Nutrition Professor Joan Salge Blake:

Nutrition professor Joan Salge Blake suggests that sweet treats can be both healthy and satisfying.  In a recent interview with WebMD, Salge Blake said that “Fruit is naturally sweet, abundant this time of year, super nutritious, and everyone loves it.” Salge Blake’s Sweet Treat Tip of the Day: “Take a carton of Yoplait Whips and […]

From Nutrition Professor Joan Salge Blake:

“Americans are battling the bathroom scale and are losing the battle.   The CDC reports that two thirds of American adults and one fifth of children are overweight.   Small, continued steps are needed to change our habits through healthy eating, adding physical activity to our day, and modifying our behaviors.   Here are 52 small steps to […]