Tagged: Nutrition in the News

Make the Sargent Choice: It’s a No-Brainer

By Alyssa Langer Edited by: Stephanie Horton, Dietetic Intern, Sargent Choice Nutrition Center Have you heard of the “freshman 15?” Of course you have! But if you haven’t, the “freshman 15” is a phrase used to describe the weight gain many people experience upon entering their first year of college. Transitioning into new surroundings with […]

Healthy You: Healthy Planet!

By Sabrina Harper, Sustainability Director of Dining Services Eating well incorporates many different factors.  Quality can be a multi-faceted adjective to describe food.  Wholesome food is good for your body and mind.  Wholesome can also describe food that is grown, caught, raised and processed locally and naturally. What are the benefits of eating locally? Locally-grown […]

“Loko” Gone For Good?

By Elizabeth Jarrard, Dietetics Student, Sargent College You’ve probably seen the news that the FDA is expected to ban alcoholic energy drinks, and Massachusetts’s ban on distribution, marketing, and sale of Alcoholic drinks that include caffeine, goes into effect Monday. Image source We at Sargent Choice are happy to see Four Loko go. With 700 […]

Sargent Choice in the News!

By Elizabeth Jarrard, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Did you know that by Senior year College students are moving less and eating worse?  Sargent Choice is here to help you stay healthy your entire collegiate career. For five years, we’ve  offered a healthy choices menu in all of our dining halls — the only such program […]

“Eat ‘em Like Junk Food” Baby Carrots Take Over the Snack Market

By Elizabeth Jarrard, Dietetics Student, Sargent College Last Week the CDC released a report showing that Americans are falling short on eating enough Fruits and Vegetables. Numerous studies have shown that increasing F&V servings can help to reduce the risk for many of the leading causes of death in this country, including heart disease, diabetes, […]