Joan Salge Blake, MS, RD

Bio

Joan Salge Blake, MS, RD, LDN, is the author of Nutrition &You, 3rd Edition, Pearson/ Benjamin Cummings (2014), Nutrition & You: Core Concepts to Good Health, Pearson/ Benjamin Cummings (2010), and Eat Right The E.A.S.Y. Way, Simon & Schuster (1991). She is the co-author of Nutrition: From Science to You, Pearson/ Benjamin Cummings (2012).

Joan is an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics National Media Spokesperson and a regular contributor as a nutrition expert on Fox25 TV, Boston. She was named by Good Housekeeping Magazine at the most trusted person to follow on Twitter for healthy eating. She is the nutrition blogger for the Boston Globe's Boston.com website.

Joan has conducted over 1,000 media interviews and has been quoted in or written for the New York Times, Food Network, Newsweek, Washington Post, Forbes, Prevention, WebMD, Consumer Reports, MsNBC, Boston Globe, Good Housekeeping, Boston Herald, USA Today, ABC.com, EveryDayHealth.com, iVillage.com, AOL.com, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Business Traveler, Forbes, US World News, Newsday, Time, Today's Dietitian, More, O Magazine, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, Boston Phoenix, Patriot Ledger, Readers Digest, Cosmopolitan, People, Parade, Cooking Light, Parents, Fitness, Parenting, Shape, Self, Weight Watchers, Woman's World, Health, Redbook, Family Circle, Martha Stewart Living, Rachel Ray, Working Mother, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, More, Sports Illustrated, Woman's Day, and All You magazines. She has appeared on CBS, The Early Show, CNN, CBS News, NBC News, NPR, Fox TV, Boston, WBZ TV, Boston, WHDH TV, Pure Oxygen, Chronicle, Doctors on Call, and NiteBeat.

Joan is also a Clinical Associate Professor at Boston University (BU) and was nominated in 2012 as the US Professor of the Year by the University. In the past, Joan was awarded the prestigious Whitney Powers Excellence in Teaching Award also from the University. She has lectured at both the BU School of Medicine and BU Goldman School of Dental Medicine. Joan has received the Massachusetts Dietetic Association's (MDA) Young Registered Dietitian, the 2007 Outstanding Dietetic Educator, and the 2009 Outstanding Dietitian awards. She has served on the MDA Board for over a decade.

She specializes in weight management and lifestyle changes. Her interactive nutrition tools, healthy and delicious recipes can be found on her website at: http://people.bu.edu/salge. She is currently working towards her doctorate. Follow Joan on Twitter at: joansalgeblake.

Specialties:

Affiliation:

  • Boston University, Clinical Associate Professor and Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics National Media Spokesperson

Location:

  • Sudbury, MA

Activity

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    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Older smokers who experience migraines appear to be at increased risk of stroke, a new study suggests.

    The study included nearly 1,300 people, average age 68, who suffered migraine headaches with and without aura. Migraine with aura is a migrain...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatric Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only one-third of American seniors with diabetes have their disease under control, a new study finds.

    "This research gives us a good picture of diabetes control in older adults and gets us thinking about what it means ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Geriatric Medicine:

    THURSDAY, July 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Only one-third of American seniors with diabetes have their disease under control, a new study finds.

    "This research gives us a good picture of diabetes control in older adults and gets us thinking about what it means ...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug dramatically lowers blood levels of potentially harmful triglycerides, a new study finds.

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    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug dramatically lowers blood levels of potentially harmful triglycerides, a new study finds.

    Triglycerides are a type of blood fat created by the food you eat. At very high levels, they can cause heart problems and pancreatiti...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Internal Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval of a temporary, implanted balloon device for weight loss may have many wondering how -- and how well -- it works.

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    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many heart patients are advised to receive an implanted cardiac defibrillator to keep their heart functioning properly.

    Now, a new study of 1,200 people shows that, in many cases, these devices do their job very well.

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    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many heart patients are advised to receive an implanted cardiac defibrillator to keep their heart functioning properly.

    Now, a new study of 1,200 people shows that, in many cases, these devices do their job very well.

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Bariatric Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to combat adult obesity.

    Inflated inside the stomach, the device appears to create a sense of fullness, although how it works isn't completely...Full Article

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    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Obese Americans struggling to shed pounds have a new weight-loss option: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved a temporary, implanted balloon device to treat obesity.

    The ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System (ReShape Dual...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Bariatric Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, July 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Obese Americans struggling to shed pounds have a new weight-loss option: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved a temporary, implanted balloon device to treat obesity.

    The ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System (ReShape Dual...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with an unhealthy weight in a first pregnancy could be at greater risk for complications in their next pregnancy -- even if they're at a good weight, a new study finds.

    Most American women are not at a healthy weight when they first become ...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Maternal & Fetal Medicine:

    TUESDAY, July 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women with an unhealthy weight in a first pregnancy could be at greater risk for complications in their next pregnancy -- even if they're at a good weight, a new study finds.

    Most American women are not at a healthy weight when they first become ...Full Article