Spot On!

Spot On!

By Joan Salge Blake
Welcome to Spot On! hosted by Dr. Joan Salge Blake, Nutrition Author, Media Expert, and Clinical Associate Professor at Boston University.

Spot On! cover the latest topics, hijacked from media headlines to give you accurate, usable health and wellness information geared towards college students, soon-to-be college students, or anyone who knows a college student.
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13: Top 5 Tips to Nail the College Experience
| About this Episode | What would you change about your college experience if you could?   On this episode of Spot On! we are joined by Betsey Goldwasser, graduate of Boston University, and Blake Bengier, senior at Boston College. They share their top tips for you to get the most out of your four years in college, no matter if you're an incoming freshman or last semester senior.   Enjoy this episode of Spot On! and don't forget to subscribe and like our Facebook page! Thank you for listening! www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ www.instagram.com/joansalgeblake/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake  
26:31
April 18, 2019
12: Is Netflix Binge Watching the New Book Club?
| About this Episode |  Take a break from watching Netflix to listen to this episode of Spot On! How guilty should you actually feel about bingeing your favorite show on Netflix? Could there be benefits to this behavior?  We are joined by Sarah Krongard, a doctoral candidate within the Division of Emerging Media Studies at Boston University. Sarah recommends practicing critical consumption and being a savvy media user when it comes to binge watching.  Find out more about what Sarah has to say by listening! Enjoy this episode of Spot On! and don't forget to subscribe and like our Facebook page! Thank you for listening!   www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/   www.instagram.com/joansalgeblake/   twitter.com/joansalgeblake  
29:00
April 11, 2019
11: I’ll Have Another: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly about Alcohol
| About the Episode | A study by the NIH found that 1 in 4 college students report academic consequences from drinking alcohol, but why? What actually happens to your body when you drink? And how much is too much? On this episode of Spot On!, we are joined by the amazing Ginger Hultin, creator of virtual practice Champagne Nutrition. She shares her knowledge about drinking alcohol while in college, and how to avoid drinking alcohol to the point where it is just ugly.   Enjoy this episode of Spot On! and don't forget to subscribe and like our Facebook page! Thank you for listening! www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ www.instagram.com/joansalgeblake/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake   
39:08
April 4, 2019
10: Vegetarianism: What You Don't Know May Hurt You
| About this Episode | Vegetarianism and plant-based diets are booming in the media. But are these veggies doing it the right way?  This episode of Spot On! is a beginner's guide to the world of vegetarianism! We are joined by the Plant-Powered Dietitian, Sharon Palmer of sharonpalmer.com. Sharon has authored many articles and books sharing her expertise in the world of plant-based foods and lifestyles. Listen to find out how to become vegetarian in a healthy way to get the most out of your diet.  Enjoy this episode of Spot On! and don't forget to subscribe and like our Facebook page! Thank you for listening! www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ www.instagram.com/joansalgeblake/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake   
32:41
March 28, 2019
9: Does Viewing Social Media Affect your Body Image?
| About this Episode | Social media may have a greater effect on how you perceive your body image than you think...  On this episode of Spot On! we are joined by Dr. Roberto Olivardia, a Clinical Psychologist and Lecturer at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Olivardia specializes in body image problems and eating disorders for boys and men, and tells the Spot On! listeners where these problems can stem from.  Enjoy this episode of Spot On! and don't forget to subscribe and like our Facebook page! Thank you for listening! www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ www.instagram.com/joansalgeblake/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake  
36:37
March 21, 2019
8: Healthy Eating on the Cheap
| About this Episode | NO MORE EXCUSES! Healthy eating can be easy AND affordable, if you do it the right way. On this episode of Spot On! we dish on tips to eat healthy on a tight budget. We are joined by Clare Murphy, Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist at the Sargent Choice Nutrition Center at Boston University.  Listen to learn how to eat healthy without breaking the bank AND how to reduce food waste!  Enjoy this episode of Spot On! and don't forget to subscribe and like our Facebook page! Thank you for listening! www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ www.instagram.com/joansalgeblake/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake 
34:52
March 7, 2019
7: Is Intermittent Fasting the Answer to Losing Weight and Keeping it Off?
| About this Episode | What is the deal with intermittent fasting? Is it unhealthy to deprive your body for long periods of time, or can it be a helpful tool for weight management? On this episode of Spot On!, we discuss if intermittent fasting should be used and in what contexts. We are joined by the amazing Dr. James Hill, co-founder of the National Weight Control Registry and of America on the Move.   Enjoy this episode of Spot On! and don't forget to subscribe and like our Facebook page! Thank you for listening! www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ www.instagram.com/joansalgeblake/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake
34:35
February 28, 2019
6: Is the Freshman 15 Myth or Reality?
| About this Episode | What do you know about the Freshman 15? Do you believe it is inevitable or completely avoidable? This episode of Spot On! will reveal if this looming idea is actually myth or reality. We also discuss healthy habits all college students could put to use! Rachel Reynolds from the Sargent Choice Nutrition Center at Boston University joins us. Check out their website: http://www.bu.edu/scnc/ Enjoy this episode of Spot On! and don't forget to subscribe and like our Facebook page! Thank you for listening! www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ www.instagram.com/joansalgeblake/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake
27:10
February 21, 2019
5: How to Deal with a Difficult Roommate
| About this Episode | You either hate them or you love them... ROOMMATES! Are you struggling to see eye to eye with your roommate? Need some advice on how to make living with others less painful?  This episode of Spot On! is here to help everyone that shares their space with another. We know it can be stressful, so we brought on student and reporter, Abigail Freeman to share her amazing tips.  Check out Abigail's article in the Boston Globe: https://www.bostonglobe.com/lifestyle/2018/10/11/how-deal-with-difficult-roommate/HE0CQvyEYctPo2tNvaqHAI/story.html Enjoy this episode of Spot On! and don't forget to subscribe and like our Facebook page! Thank you for listening! https://www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ https://www.instagram.com/joansalgeblake/ https://twitter.com/joansalgeblake
28:43
February 14, 2019
4: Are Celebrities the New Health and Wellness Experts? (feat. Timothy Caulfield)
| About this Episode | Who do you go to for your health and wellness information? Misinformation surrounds us. From well-known celebrities to social media influencers, who can we trust for REAL and ACCURATE health and wellness information? Timothy Caulfield, Host of Netflix's "A User's Guide to Cheating Death," joins us on this episode of Spot On!    Enjoy this episode of Spot On! and don't forget to subscribe and like our Facebook page! Thank you for listening! https://www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ https://www.instagram.com/joansalgeblake/ https://twitter.com/joansalgeblake
31:22
February 7, 2019
3: Paleo to Keto: Are Carbs the Villain on Your Plate?
| About this Episode | Despite being part of our daily diets for centuries, carbs have evolved to become the villain on our plates. But why? And is this actually based on realistic practices? This week's Spot On! episode is all about low-carb diets. We are joined by the fabulous Toby Amidor, MS RD CDN, a Wall Street Journal best-selling cookbook author and leading dietitian! Enjoy this episode of Spot On! and don't forget to subscribe and like our Facebook page! Thank you for listening! https://www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ https://www.instagram.com/joansalgeblake/ https://twitter.com/joansalgeblake
31:16
January 30, 2019
2: Why You Should Meditate Your Way Through College and Beyond
| About this Episode | What have you heard about meditation? Is it a realistic practice for the busy college student that can change their life? Or will it just put you to sleep? On this episode of Spot On!, we are discussing the benefits of meditation and how even a MINUTE a day impact your health and wellness. Dr. Joan Salge Blake speaks with Dr. Ilana Licht, PhD and Molly Pelletier about why and how you can easily add meditation to your life. Enjoy the episode and thank you for listening!   https://www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ https://www.instagram.com/joansalgeblake/ https://twitter.com/joansalgeblake
32:26
January 24, 2019
1: What to Eat Before, During, and After You Workout
| About this Episode | So, you're getting ready for your workout. You put on your gym clothes, grab your sneakers, but wait, there could be an important thing you're missing. On the first episode of Spot On!, we are discussing what to eat before, during, and after you workout, and how that could affect your workout overall. Your host, Dr. Joan Salge Blake speaks with Lauren O'Brien, a college licensed, registered sports dietitian nutritionist.   Enjoy this episode of Spot On! and don't forget to subscribe and like our Facebook page! Thank you for listening! https://www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ https://www.instagram.com/joansalgeblake/ https://twitter.com/joansalgeblake
26:40
January 6, 2019
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