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 »
There are many natural ways to support bone health, including diet, healthy digestion and exercise. Bone matrix is active living tissue and requires nourishment. We can eat the essential nutrients of our bones, specifically minerals and protein to keep them healthy and strong.Read more »
As the leaves fall and the rains remind us of what it means to live in the Pacific Northwest, many people start worrying about they can do to keep their immune system healthy and avoid colds and flus.Read more »
Incorporating grains into the diet can be challenging for the gluten-free.Read more »
Gluten-free (GF) diets can be costly. The availability of GF foods in the marketplace is on the rise, however, the market prices of many of these products make them inaccessible to those on a budget.Read more »
Finding healthy, grab-and-go snacks can be challenging for the gluten-free eater. Gluten is pervasive in most packaged snack foods.Read more »
Aduki beans, otherwise known as azuki or adzuki beans, are small red beans cultivated throughout East Asia.Read more »
Turmeric, a member of the ginger family, is a vibrant yellow spice that has been a core component of Indian medicine for centuries.Read more »
Ginger is a root that is used in many culinary as well as medicinal applications.Read more »
Berries are ubiquitous in Seattle during the summertime. Blackberry bushes explode out onto the Burke Gilman trail. Large plastic buckets accompany the masses as they head into Magnuson Park. Red, blue and purple hues are ever-present at the farmers' markets.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 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.