Tagged: Nutrition Tips

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:

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 […]

Tips for Food Shopping On a Budget

Joan Salge Blake, Registered Dietician and healthy eating expert from Boston University, offers tips for food shopping on a budget: With food prices going in one direction: up, New Englanders have been feeling the pinch at the supermarket. The good news is that healthy foods can still be affordable with some savvy strategies. Here are […]