Category: MythBusters

“Lazy Cakes” Relaxation Snack

By Elizabeth Jarrard, Dietetics Student, Sargent College If you haven’t been perusing the counter of your local convenience store, you may have missed “Lazy Cakes” brownies. Yep, right next to the Red Bull Shots, and 5 Hour Energy, we can now find products that claim to do the exact opposite-“chill” everyone out. The NYTimes drew everyone’s attention […]

Think Thin

By Elizabeth Jarrard, Dietetics Student, Sargent College An interesting little product landed on our desks the other week. ThinkThin bar promising “deliciously natural weight management”- a gluten free, high protein bar with zero grams of sugar. Turning it over to read the ingredients label on this “Chocolate Covered Strawberries” bar I counted 38 ingredients, 4 […]

Why Cookies Are Better Than Cold Turkey!

Hi everyone!   I’m Maggie from readysetbreathe , and a student in the Sargent program of speech pathology. I’m so thrilled to do a guest blog for the SCNC. 🙂   The Christian Lenten season has come and gone and now those who have deprived themselves of ice cream, chocolate and facebook are rejoicing. I […]

Brain Food and Study Snacks

By Elizabeth Jarrard, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Feeling the Finals Crunch? With the semester wrapping up, it becomes impossible to find a nook in Mugar, the gym is filled with people trying to release stress in 15 minute sprints, and every table at the GSU is packed with students studying while eating. We received the […]