|5 Nutrition Myths Dietitians Wish You Would Just Forget With all of the misinformation out there, it’s hard to know what is true and where to get reliable information. It is important to get your nutrition information from an educated expert, like a Registered Dietitian Nutrition (RDN). Here are some of the common nutrition myths we see at the Bastyr Center for Natural Health (BCNH) and the science-based facts dispelling them.||Roasted Beet Hummus||
Five Foods That Are Good for Your Heart
February is the time to celebrate love and enjoy delectable foods, but it’s also Heart Month. In fact, heart disease is the leading cause of death among men and women in the U.S.
|Raw Chocolate Tartlets Bursting with flavor and heart-healthy nutrients, these tartlets offer a sweet and wholesome treat that you can feel great about! The combination of walnuts, avocados and coconut oil provide a great healthy fat profile, and those special phytochemicals in cocoa powder might help you fall in love with this recipe - or with someone you will be sharing it with...|
4 Tips to Naturally Reduce Sugar Cravings
The average American eats three times the recommendation of added sugar each day.
|3 Ways to Improve Gut Health with Whole Foods||5 Common Household Toxins to Avoid As you go about your spring cleaning this year, consider these five sources of toxicity. “The most important thing you can do to prevent illness from chronic exposure to chemicals is to stop the exposure,” says John Hibbs, ND, who teaches environmental medicine and toxicology at Bastyr University.||
Making your Health a Priority is the Biggest Trend of 2021
After the countless banana bread and sourdough loafs made in 2020, it seems as if everyone is ready to cleanse into the new year.
|Morning Vitality Smoothie A nutrient-dense breakfast can provide sustained energy and brain power to get you through the day. Dark leafy greens, high quality fats and high-power antioxidants make this drink a great option to bank great nutrition in one powerful drinkable meal.||
Healthy Sleep Habits
Am I getting enough sleep?
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5 Tips for Prediabetes
November is Diabetes Awareness month and we are excited to share some tips to help reduce and regulate your blood sugar levels.
|New Formulas from the Botanical Medicine Lab All ingredients can be purchased at the Bastyr Dispensary!||
Seven Herbs to Support Immunity
In light of the current outbreak of the Coronavirus, we wanted to support you and your family in staying healthy this winter in whatever way we can! You should certainly be following all the current guidelines your local and state health departments put forward, but we can also make sure we are at our healthiest to support our body and immune system! In addition to healthy lifestyle practices — including a sensible diet, exercise, enough sleep and low stress — many common herbs can keep our immunity strong through the cold and flu season.
|Creamy Vegan Potato Salad The beloved Summer picnic salad gets a healthy – and green makeover! Using avocados instead of mayo makes a delicious creamy dressing packed with nutrients that you can feel good about!||Should the Time of year Impact your Produce Buying Decisions? Have you ever wondered how to reduce the carbon footprint of your diet? Seasonality of produce is a good place to start.|
|Meal Delivery Kits: Convenience, Conservation, or Both? Although environmental critics are disturbed by increased packaging and emissions in meal delivery kits, current research suggests that the environmental impact from grocery store prepared meals may actually be greater.||5 Superfoods to Eat while Nursing How can you nourish your body during nursing? Here are five nutritional powerhouses that will help you get the necessary nutrients while nursing.||
5 Nutrition Myths Dietitians Wish You Would Just Forget
With all of the misinformation out there, it’s hard to know what is true and where to get reliable information. It is impor
|Immune Support Soup The warming qualities of ginger can help heat you from the inside-out, making it an ideal ingredient for immune-support foods.|
|Boost your Immunity Naturally In light of the current outbreak of the Corona virus, we wanted to support you and your family in staying healthy this winter in whatever way we can! You should certainly be following all the current guidelines your local and state health departments put forward, but we can also make sure we are at our healthiest to support our body and immune system!||
Powerful Plants to Boost Immunity During Cold & Flu Season
Are your co-workers and friends getting sick? Worried you’ll be next? Luckily, there are ways to boost your immune system and reduce the chances of getting sick – herbs.
|Are Canned Vegetables as Healthy as Fresh? Master of Science in Nutrition grad, Jodi Gamble, shares some insight on what you gain and lose from eating canned vegetables verses fresh.||
Make the Switch to Alternative Sweeteners
Are you cutting back on white sugar? There are plenty of other natural sweeteners that you can use instead!
|Is it a Food Allergy, Intolerance, or Sensitivity? Do you ever experience stomach pain, bloating, gas or diarrhea after eating and wonder why? These are just a few of the symptoms that are related to a food allergy, intolerance or sensitivity.||Prebiotics vs. Probiotics Do you know the difference the one letter in these words make? Here is an insight into how this dynamic duo works in coordination to help keep your gut biome happy and your body healthy.||
8 Non-Organic Produce Items to Buy
Are you struggling to eat organic because the price tag leaves a big hole in your wallet? Fortunately, some fruits and vegetables contain less pesticide than others. Save your money next time you are out grocery shopping by going conventional on these 8 foods.
|Five Fats for Thought Did you know that nearly one in five Americans suffer from some sort of mental health illness (MHI)? .In fact, mental illness is the leading cause of disability and a cofactor to multiple chronic diseases worldwide. Therefore, it is no surprise that MHI is a hefty economic, social and health burden.|
|Heart Beet Donuts This healthier doughnut contains no artificial colors or refined sugars! Beet juice gives it the vibrant pink color, plus extra nutrients such as folate and fiber. These vegan doughnuts are a treat for the taste buds and the eyes!||Melon, Mint and Lime Sorbet There's no need to look at ingredient labels when you make your own sorbet! Try this recipe that combines sweet honeydew melon with tangy lime and the freshness as mint, which also was used as the "Cold Amuse" at the 2016 final dinner presented by Bastyr University students graduating from the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Culinary Arts program. Read more about the annual event in the article Culinary Prowess on Display at Final Dinner, including links to some of the other recipes.|