Joan Salge Blake

Dr. Joan Salge Blake is a Clinical Associate Professor at Boston University (BU) and was awarded the prestigious Whitney Powers Excellence in Teaching Award from the University. In 2012, she was nominated by BU for US Professor of the Year. She is a sought out nutrition and wellness speaker and has lectured at both the BU School of Medicine and BU Goldman School of Dental Medicine. Joan has received the Massachusetts Dietetic Association (MDA) Young Registered Dietitian, the 2007 Outstanding Dietetic Educator, and the 2009 Outstanding Dietitian awards.

Joan is the author of Nutrition &You, 4th Edition, Pearson/Benjamin Cummings (2016), Nutrition & You: Core Concepts to Good Health, Pearson/Benjamin Cummings (2010), and Eat Right The E.A.S.Y. Way, Prentice Hall Press (1991). She is the co-author of Nutrition: From Science to YouPearson/Benjamin Cummings (2018).

Joan has conducted over 1,4000 media interviews and has been quoted in or written for the Food Network, Newsweek, Washington Post, Forbes, Prevention, WebMD, Consumer Reports, MsNBC, Boston Globe, Boston Herald, USA Today,,,,, LA Times, Chicago Tribune, Business Traveler, Forbes, US World News, Newsday, Time, Today’s Dietitian, 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, All You, More, and O magazine. She was named by Good Housekeeping Magazine as the expert to follow on Twitter for healthy eating

Joan has appeared on CBS, The Early Show, CNN, CBS News, NBC News, NPR, WBUR, Fox TV, Boston, WBZ TV, Boston, WHDH TV, Boston, Pure Oxygen, Chronicle, Doctors on Call, and NiteBeat.

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