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7 Benefits to Drinking Less Caffein...

There are healthy ways to boost your energy without the jittery feeling from caffeine.  

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Smoky Hot Vegan BBQ Sauce

A great addition to any BBQ, this sauce uses wholesome dates for an unusual, caramel-like sweetness and chipotle peppers for the smoky hotness!

5 Nutrition Myths Dietitians Wish Y...

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.

Five Foods That Are Good for Your H...

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.

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4 Tips to Naturally Reduce Sugar Cr...

The average American eats three times the recommendation of added sugar each day.

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5 Tips to Combat Anxiety

We feel the pressures of the world around us, more than ever right now.  If life did not present enough stress with day-to-day finances, jobs, family responsibilities and school – then it certainly

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Making your Health a Priority is th...

 After the countless banana bread and sourdough loafs made in 2020, it seems as if everyone is ready to cleanse into the new year.

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.

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New Formulas from the Botanical Med...

All ingredients can be purchased at the Bastyr Dispensary!

Fresh, local produce

Should the Time of year Impact your...

Have you ever wondered how to reduce the carbon footprint of your diet? Seasonality of produce is a good place to start.

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Meal Delivery Kits: Convenience, Co...

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.

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5 Nutrition Myths Dietitians Wish Y...

With all of the misinformation out there, it’s hard to know what is true and where to get reliable information. It is impor

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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.  

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Are Canned Vegetables as Healthy as...

Master of Science in Nutrition grad, Jodi Gamble, shares some insight on what you gain and lose from eating canned vegetables verses fresh.

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Is it a Food Allergy, Intolerance,...

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.

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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.

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4 Mindful Eating Tips

The internet abounds with lists of healthful foods to eat while sticking to a budget.

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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.

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5 Nutrition & Lifestyle Tips to...

Infertility is an issue affecting both men and women.

Hard Facts About Nutrition for Men ...

Some of the best and simplest ways to stave off male reproductive dysfunction involve everyday diet and lifestyle habits.

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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.    

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5 Sources for Protein with Less Env...

Meet your protein needs without negatively impacting the environment.

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Tips for safe neti pot use

Jamey Wallace, chief medical officer at Bastyr University, offered some ideas of what we can do to reduce our risk of contracting the bacteria when using neti pots.

How to Avoid Feeling “Hangry”

How to avoid hanger and keep your stomach (and your mood!) happy!

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Eating for Two: the Top 5 Nutrients...

Do you wonder if you’re eating the right foods to grow your baby while you’re pregnant? Here are the top five nutrients that support a developing baby.

4 Ways to Reduce Inflammation with...

When inflammation is ongoing and becomes chronic, it can contribute to many health conditions such as diabetes and digestive pain.

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Natural Approaches to High Blood Pr...

Over one hundred million Americans are estimated to either be on a blood pressure medication or have blood pressures above 130/80 mmHg. There are many non-pharmaceutical lifestyle approaches – including diet, exercise, weight loss, stress-reduction techniques, herbs and supplements – that can be used to successfully prevent and treat high blood pressure.