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 »
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 »
Calvin Kwan, ND ('12), a clinical resident at Bastyr Center for Natural Health, explains this popular therapeutic technique.
Bastyr faculty member Wendy Gordon, CPM, LM, MPH co-authors study on birth outcomes.
Alumna Rachel Giordano, ND ('12) became an unlikely viral media star and a thoughtful commentator on gender and medicine.
The public is invited to a free community event to explore Bastyr University’s teaching clinic
Teaching clinic earns second consecutive year of stellar results in regional patient satisfaction survey
Daniel K. Church, PhD, will step down in 2015, leaving a long-lasting and successful legacy