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Monday, December 27, 2010

Pomegranates are delicious, beautiful and packed with nutrients. Luckily, they are in season from October through January, so now is the perfect time to add this tasty fruit into your life and start reaping its benefits.

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Monday, December 20, 2010

In addition to knowing how to determine whether you child has an ear infection, you also can take steps to prevent them.

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Monday, December 13, 2010

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a fat that is liquid and a fat that is solid at room temperature?

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Tuesday, December 7, 2010

The holiday season can leave many of us feeling more stressed than celebratory. From hectic schedules and traffic snarls to our anemic winter daylight, the pressures of daily life can add to our anxiety levels. Here are a few tips to keep in mind this holiday season to help keep the stress at bay.

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Monday, November 29, 2010

Often times when we buy vegetables, we look for fresh ones. Nowadays, "fresh" can be a tricky word. At farmers' markets, produce is picked the day before or in the very early morning.

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Monday, November 22, 2010

Prostate cancer has been touted by some as an inevitable result of aging. That is an assumption worth questioning. Statistically, according to the National Cancer Institute, 1-in-6 men in the U.S.

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Monday, November 8, 2010

Probiotics are yeast or bacterial organisms that exist in our intestines and have many health benefits. Health professionals continue to learn more about the immune-supporting aspects of these "beneficial bacteria."

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Friday, November 5, 2010

As the temperature drops this autumn, hearty foods become more appealing and nourishing. One tasty type of vegetable to warm you up during the colder months is winter squash.

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Tuesday, June 1, 2010

The word "watercress" may bring to mind dainty tea sandwiches and ladies wearing hats.

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Monday, May 24, 2010

The idea of a pantry without sugar may sound a little bit, well... empty. But many less processed alternatives to common table sugar exist.

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Bastyr Events

Apr 19 Continuing Ed

Cannabis has been used since antiquity for a range of therapeutic purposes. The current phenomenon of medical Cannabis use in the U.S. is not well supported by current scientific clinical research due to the legal restrictions of Schedule I status. Regardless, patients are accessing this plant medicine and clinicians are compelled to complete their knowledge base with regard to interaction with patients.
April 19, Sat, 8:30a.m.-5p.m.
Instructor: Michelle Sexton, ND, BS.
(7 CEUs, CMEs)

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Learn how diet and lifestyle modifications can help you control and prevent type-2 diabetes.

Apr 19 General

Watch your classmates and co-workers battle it out in Top Chef style to raise money to feed the homeless youth of Seattle.

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Bastyr University Nutrition Faculty Member Receives Prestigious State Honor

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