This is a question dietitians are asked frequently. Studies show improved health for individuals who choose a diet high in fruits and vegetables, whole grains and lean proteins, but low in saturated fats and sodium. So can you make healthy choices if you don't cook or don't have the equipment to cook?Read more »
The time we spend sleeping is commonly regarded as the time when our bodies get a chance to focus energy expenditure on tissue healing and rejuvenation. While the exact function of sleep still is not completely understood, we can make a number of conclusions based on a large volume of research examining the negative effects of sleep deprivation.Read more »
Calcium is a critical component of a healthy diet. It is required for growing and maintaining healthy bones, for muscle contractions and for transmitting messages throughout the nervous system.Read more »
Sneezing, wheezing, coughing, running nose, itchy eyes, rashes and headaches.Read more »
There are several reasons for using egg substitutes, whether it is because of an allergy, a vegan diet you're following, or you're simply out of eggs and don't have time to run to the store.Read more »
Overactive bladder is a broad term used to describe a variety of symptoms that include an urgency to urinate, with or without incontinence; high frequency of urinating; and symptoms at night. However, it is important to see a physician to be diagnosed with overactive bladder as these symptoms may be caused by infections or other disease processes.Read more »
Peanut butter and jelly. Cookies and milk. Some things in life just work better together. While our bodies take in nutrients from foods even when they're eaten alone, some nutrients' absorption is increased when they are eaten at the same time. Fortunately, there are many foods that naturally contain these combinations. Here are some examples of great nutrient pairs:Read more »
Weight management grabs more attention in advertisements and sells more books than almost any subject, with the side panels of websites, junk mail and TV shows all touting products and books to help people lose weight. A few of these strategies actually do work — but not for long.Read more »
For several years, synthetic chemicals have been suspected of contributing to common thyroid conditions such as hypo- and hyperthyroidism, as well as thyroid cancer. In the United States, 16 percent of women and 3 percent of men will develop some form of thyroid disease during their lives.Read more »
Our newest degree builds on the success of our nutrition programs and adds a group-education focus.
Integrative oncology may extend the lives of patients with advanced cancers, according to ongoing research at the Bastyr Integrative Oncology Research Center (BIORC).
It is hard to believe another calendar year is near its end.
Halloween festivities run Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 18-19 and 25–26, 2013.
Celebrate the first Naturopathic Medicine Week with a talk on "How Naturopathic Medicine Can Help You" and other free events at our Wallingford teaching clinic.
Bastyr University's San Diego Campus sees major growth in first year; more expected in year two.