Posts by: Lauren Davalla

What Obama & Congress should do for nutrition

Associate Clinical Professor of Nutrition at Sargent College, Joan Salge Blake (@joansagleblake) offers the one thing she thinks should be done by the President for the good of the economy and the country (via with regard to nutrition: “If I could say one thing, it would be to encourage him to continue establishing the […]

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SED’s Charles White on civic engagement post Arizona shooting

The MetroWest Daily News included an opinion piece by SED Associate Professor Charles White in today’s paper entitled Civic education in uncivil times:

From Joan Salge Blake:

Potassium Power! According the just released Dietary Guidelines for Americans for 2010, most Americans are falling short of their daily potassium needs, which could be wrecking havoc with their blood pressure. According to the report, over 55% of Americans have high blood pressure or are on their way to getting high blood pressure in the […]

From Joan Salge Blake:

The Sodium Shakedown… The recently released new Dietary Guidelines for Americans made a bold recommendation: The American public should starting ratcheting down the sodium in their diet to less than 2,300 milligrams (mg) and many individuals should consume a mere 1,500 milligrams (mg) or the amount found in 2/3 teaspoon of salt. Currently, Americans, on […]

Will Kids’ Brains Freeze From So Many Snow Days?

According to School of Education Assistant Professor Scott Seider, parents shouldn’t worry too much about how snow days affect their kid’s learning.  He told “It’s more challenging for teachers when the learning process is disrupted by snow. But I think there are at least 50 factors that will impact a child’s quality of education […]

Meet CFA Dean Benjamin Juarez

BU’s New Ambassador to the Arts (via BU Today)