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From Joan Salge Blake:

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, a group of 13 independent experts, has just submitted a report with their science-based, dietary and lifestyle recommendations for the public. Using the information contained in this report, the government will be finalizing the soon-to-be released Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. Similar to the last set of guidelines, the DG […]

From Joan Salge Blake:

Lee Woodruff to Present Meredith E. Drench Lecture

Lee Woodruff will give the 2010 Meredith E. Drench Lecture today at  Sargent College at 5:00 PM. The talk, titled Life Changes in an Instant: A Caregivers Journey,  chronicles the journey of Woodruff’s family after her husband, journalist Bob Woodruff, was injured by a roadside bomb in Iraq. The critically acclaimed story has garnered national […]

From Joan Salge Blake:

Do you know what a serving of wine looks like?  Joan explains that the look of wine glasses can be deceiving:

Best Weight Loss Advice You’ve Never Heard

Joan Salge Blake contributed to an eye-opening piece that is finally offering dieters tips other than “eat more veggies,” including Joan’s idea: “Weight Loss Tip No. 7: Downsize Your Dinnerware:  Experts say they’ve seen it again and again: The larger your plate, the more you’re likely to put on it. So serving your meals on […]

‘Every Victory Counts’ Program Launched

Sargent College is supporting the Davis Phinney Foundation in its launch of Every Victory Counts, a new program for living well with Parkinson’s. The cornerstone of this program is a progressive, interactive manual designed to inform and inspire people to live well with Parkinson’s and take a more active role in managing the disease. Boston […]

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 […]

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….”

11th Annual Dudley Allen Sargent Lecture Today

Dr. Richard E. Besser, Senior Health and Medical Editor for ABC News and former Acting Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will be the guest speaker at the 11th annual Dudley Allen Sargent Lecture at the College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College today.  The title of his lecture is […]

New Online Component of Sargent Choice is Launched

Sargent College has introduced a new phase of the unique and innovative nutrition program for students, faculty and staff in order to enhance the Sargent Choice Healthy Dining Program. The program has expanded to include nutrition counseling, interactive nutrition classes, and a new website. The Sargent Choice website links all of the programs together, making […]