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Spot On!

Summary: Welcome to Spot On! hosted by Dr. Joan Salge Blake, Nutrition Author, Media Expert, and Nutrition Professor at Boston University. Spot On! covers timely nutrition topics, offering accurate and practical health and wellness information.

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 Season Three Recap | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1697

To wrap up season 3 (!!!), we compiled our favorite snippets from throughout the season -  from exploring coffee's health benefits to learning the science of humor. This recap will give you a taste of each episode, so you can go back to the ones that spark your interest. Thank you so much for sticking with us - we'll see you soon for season 4! Find us on social: facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ instagram.com/spot_on_podcast/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake youtube.com/channel/UCdMO-hmXqo0A-FXW-3t5nyw --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 41: Quarantined - Why You Should be Laughing | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1207

Today on Spot On!, we’re talking humor! Laughter benefits us physically and emotionally. We have on Peter McGraw, an expert in emotions and behavioral economics, to teach us how humor works and why we should laugh more. Learn more about Peter: https://www.petermcgraw.org/ I’m Not Joking Podcast: https://www.petermcgraw.org/podcasts/im-not-joking/ Thanks for listening to Spot On! Find us on social: facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ instagram.com/spot_on_podcast/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake youtube.com/channel/UCdMO-hmXqo0A-FXW-3t5nyw --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 40: Quarantined - Do Good to Feel Good | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1210

Today on Spot On!, we’re talking to author Elizabeth Svoboda about how helping others, even in small ways, can boost your mood and help you cope. Check out Elizabeth’s article: https://greatergood.berkeley.edu/article/item/helping_others_can_help_you_cope_with_lockdown Check out her books: https://elizabethsvoboda.com/books/ Thank you for listening! Find us on Social: www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ www.instagram.com/spot_on_podcast/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake youtube.com/channel/UCdMO-hmXqo0A-FXW-3t5nyw --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 39: Quarantined - Flattening the Coronavirus SCAM Curve | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1583

From bogus cures to fake home testing kits, American consumers are losing tens of millions of dollars to Covid-19-related frauds. As the pandemic continues to impact the country, people are more vulnerable than ever to misinformation.   How can we protect ourselves from getting scammed? To answer this question, we brought on Timothy Caulfield, a professor of health law & science policy and TV host. Check out Tim Caulfield’s Twitter: twitter.com/CaulfieldTim Tim's NBC article: https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/dr-oz-s-hydroxychloroquine-advocacy-seduces-trump-coronavirus-wellness-woo-ncna1185596 Tim's book, The Science of Celebrity: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/0735239770 Tim's upcoming book, Relax, Dammit!: https://www.amazon.ca/dp/B086H3G6WB/ __________ Thank you for listening! Find us on Social: www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ www.instagram.com/spot_on_podcast/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 38: Quarantined - Manage Your Mental Health | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1121

Today on Spot On!, we’re talking to Dr. Dori Hutchinson about how to care for your mental health after your routine has been completely disrupted. She’ll teach us how to manage anxiety and why we should practice self-acceptance. Dr. Hutchinson helps students and adults who live with serious mental health conditions to develop the critical functional skills and supports they need to live well, study well, work well and love well.  She spent the last two decades working directly in college mental health and college suicide prevention. ::::: Thank you for listening! Find us on Social: www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ www.instagram.com/spot_on_podcast/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 37: Quarantined - Tackling Boredom | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 734

Itching for a new activity or hobby to take on? Today on Spot On! college student Abby Gross shares her favorite ways to keep busy at home.  Check out Abby's HerCampus article: https://www.hercampus.com/school/bu/five-ways-stay-busy-your-own ::::: Thank you for listening! Find us on Social: www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ www.instagram.com/spot_on_podcast/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 36: Quarantined - How to Stay Active | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1384

Being stuck at home doesn’t mean you have to stop moving. Today on Spot On! we’re talking to Kate Durant from the Boston University Fitness and Recreation Center. An accomplished athlete (with an Ironman under her belt), Kate is a certified personal trainer and knows how to get people in shape. Kate teaches us how to incorporate some physical activity into our lives, even as we’re hunkered down. Check out the Boston University FitRec website: https://www.bu.edu/fitrec/about/blog/ ::::: Thank you for listening! Find us on Social: www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ www.instagram.com/spot_on_podcast/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 SpotOn! Trailer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42

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 35: Quarantined - How to Survive in the Kitchen | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1145

What foods should you stock up on? Is it safe to eat fresh produce amid the Covid-19 outbreak? In the first episode of our Quarantine series, we're talking to registered dietitian and recipe developer Toby Amidor to learn how to maintain a nutritious diet during a global pandemic.  Check out Toby Amidor Nutrition for recipes and information about her fantastic cookbooks: https://tobyamidornutrition.com/ Find her on Twitter and Instagram @tobyamidor ::::: Thank you for listening! Find us on Social: www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ www.instagram.com/spot_on_podcast/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 34: From the Archives - Frozen Food | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1388

This week on Spot On!, we're revisiting the topic of frozen food from Season 2. As people across the country limit their trips to the grocery store, frozen food is seeing a resurgence.  ::::: Frozen foods and frozen meals get a bad rep, but could they actually have the same or MORE nutritional value than fresh foods? Nutritionist Heather Mangieri joins us to explain how frozen foods are created and what you can stock up on. ::::: Thank you for listening! Find us on Social: www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ www.instagram.com/spot_on_podcast/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake Support Spot On!: https://anchor.fm/spoton/support --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 33: From the Archives - Meditating Your Way through College | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1990

This week on Spot On!, we're revisiting the topic of meditation. We're re-releasing an episode from Season 1 that we hope can help you find mental stability and clarity with everything that is going on in the world.   ::::: 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. ::::: Thank you for listening! Find us on Social: www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ www.instagram.com/spot_on_podcast/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake Support Spot On!: https://anchor.fm/spoton/support --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 32: Supermodel & Dietitian Maye Musk on Overcoming Adversity | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1917

This week, we're joined by Maye Musk — supermodel, supermom, and registered dietitian. A lot goes wrong in life, even when you have a plan. Maye takes us through her life journey, and explains how she triumphed through adversity, raised successful children (including Kimbal, Tosca, and Elon Musk), and worked on her own career as a dietitian and model. Be sure to check out Maye's new book, A Woman Makes a Plan: http://bit.ly/2KiWMGh ::::: Follow Maye on Twitter @mayemusk You can also find her on Instagram @mayemusk ::::: Thank you for listening! Find us on Social: www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ www.instagram.com/spot_on_podcast/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake Support Spot On!: https://anchor.fm/spoton/support --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 31: Sex in the Dark with Dr. Sophie Godley | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1915

There’s more to sexual health than condoms and the pill. In this episode of Spot On! we’re talking with Boston University Professor Sophie Godley, DrPH, MPH. Dr. Godley answers all the questions we’ve been too embarrassed to ask: Do I need a condom? I think I have an STD - What should I do? Do I need the HPV vaccine? We'll also touch on fertility and learn why Dr. Godley thinks that the pill is the worst birth control option for young women! ::::: Thank you for listening! Find us on Social: www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ www.instagram.com/spot_on_podcast/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake Support Spot On!: https://anchor.fm/spoton/support --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 30: How the Environment Affects Your Food and Health Choices: Live with Dr. Sandro Galea | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 1938

| About This Episode | What's the difference between health and healthcare? Is obesity a choice?  In this episode, we talk with world-renowned public health expert Dr. Sandro Galea. Dr. Galea is a physician, epidemiologist, and professor and dean at the Boston University School of Public Health.  Dr. Galea talks about global health misconceptions and how our individual healths are deeply intertwined. He teaches us how we can build a world that cultivates health for all. ::::: Check out Dr. Galea's book, Well: https://www.amzn.com/0190916834/ Learn more about Dr. Galea: https://www.sandrogalea.org/ He's also on Twitter! https://twitter.com/sandrogalea ::::: Thank you for listening! Find us on Social: www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ www.instagram.com/spot_on_podcast/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake Support Spot On!: https://anchor.fm/spoton/support --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

 29: Eat to Beat the Cold and Flu | File Type: audio/x-m4a | Duration: 2374

| About This Episode | Can a zinc lozenge cure a cold? What about chicken noodle soup? This week on SpotOn!, NYC-based RD Jackie London will cover everything we've been wondering about immunity. Does dairy make us congested? Can honey heal a sore threat? We also learn what to eat to boost our immune system and help stop a cold in its tracks. Jackie is the head of Nutrition & Wellness at ww (formerly Weight Watchers), and author of Dressing on the Side (and Other Diet Myths Debunked). Thank you for listening! Find us on Social: www.facebook.com/SpotOnDrJSB/ www.instagram.com/spot_on_podcast/ twitter.com/joansalgeblake Support Spot On!: https://anchor.fm/spoton/support --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

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