Calorie-Free. High calorie. Reduced calorie. These terms cover food packages and magazine covers. But what is a "calorie"?Read more »
The advice to drink eight to ten glasses of water a day can be intimidating, especially if you think water is boring.Read more »
Seasonal allergies can be extremely uncomfortable and disruptive to everyday life.Read more »
Nighttime, for some people, is a time for enjoying dinner, relaxing on the couch or falling asleep with a good book. Yet for others, it can be a time filled with anxiety, loneliness and hunger.Read more »
Breaking the snacking habit is not impossible. There are many little things you can do to prevent yourself from grabbing those unneeded snacks throughout the day. Believe it or not, snacking is not usually done because of hunger, but more out of routine or boredom. Here are some strategies for avoiding getting caught up in the "snack trap":Read more »
Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) is a salt of glutamic acid, an amino acid and a building block of protein that occurs naturally in many foods such as seaweed and soybeans.Read more »
Seeds are an incredibly rich source of nutrients, not only for the growth of a sprout, but also for our own health. Next time you need a snack, or a topping for your salad, consider one of these nutritious seeds:Read more »
In today's society everything is high speed. What once took weeks now takes mere minutes or seconds.Read more »
Rosemary is an evergreen shrub and a member of the mint family. It has nothing to do with Mary or roses, instead deriving its name from the Latin "rosmarinus." which means "dew of the sea," referring to its light blue flowers and affinity for wet environments.Read more »
There are two types of fiber in the diet: soluble fiber (water-soluble) and insoluble fiber (not water-soluble). Whole foods such as fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds and whole grains usually contain at least some of both soluble and insoluble fiber.Read more »
Students volunteer as trainers for hard-charging volleyball players at Emerald City Classic.
Deena Lewis left a job at Microsoft to design landscapes as she learned in Bastyr's permaculture certificate program.
You've heard about the soggy, sun-deprived Pacific Northwest. Here's the shocking truth (it's pretty great).
In celebration of Earth Day 2013, The Princeton Review highlights Bastyr University's commitment to "going green".
"In many cases, healthy lifestyle choices are often more effective than pharmaceutical care, and actually decrease the incidence of diabetes, heart attacks and other circulatory problems.”
The School of Traditional World Medicines will house Bastyr University's acupuncture, Oriental medicine and ayurveda programs, along with future programs drawing on medicine from around the world.