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 »
Have you resolved to have a new perspective on life? Here are a few basic but powerful keys to maintaining good spirits throughout the year:Read more »
Traditionally many people make New Year's vows centered on their health and happiness. Come March most forget that important goal. Why do these positive aspirations float away? Lack of time, stress, falling back into routines, a sense of failure — all are common reasons. You want to make that health goal stick, how do you do it?Read more »
In the United States breast cancer is second only to lung cancer as the most common cancer among women. A healthy diet, combined with exercise, is essential to decreasing your risk for breast cancer and boosting your immune system.Read more »
How could this unusual fruit with the green, bumpy flesh and buttery-textured interior be considered "amazing"? Here's how:Read more »
When vitamin D comes to mind, we usually think of sunshine. Sunshine is without a doubt the best source of vitamin D. However, we don't always have access to it, especially during the winter months, if we live at northern latitudes, or if we spend most of our time indoors.Read more »
The Seattle Mariners are leaders in using acupuncture and integrative medicine in professional sports, as two students learned during a week with the team.
A high-performance diet gave Ellen Freeman energy but not health. Discovering whole foods let her shine at Olympic trials and at Bastyr.
Students and alumni share their stories in this video highlighting Bastyr's bachelor degree programs, and what it's like to be a student in a tight-knit community.
"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.”
In celebration of Earth Day 2013, The Princeton Review highlights Bastyr University's commitment to "going green".
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.