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.
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.
The average American eats three times the recommendation of added sugar each day.
After the countless banana bread and sourdough loafs made in 2020, it seems as if everyone is ready to cleanse into the new year.
Am I getting enough sleep?
November is Diabetes Awareness month and we are excited to share some tips to help reduce and regulate your blood sugar levels.
All ingredients can be purchased at the Bastyr Dispensary!
Have you ever wondered how to reduce the carbon footprint of your diet? Seasonality of produce is a good place to start.
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.
With all of the misinformation out there, it’s hard to know what is true and where to get reliable information. It is impor
How can you nourish your body during nursing? Here are five nutritional powerhouses that will help you get the necessary nutrients while nursing.
Master of Science in Nutrition grad, Jodi Gamble, shares some insight on what you gain and lose from eating canned vegetables verses fresh.
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.
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.
The internet abounds with lists of healthful foods to eat while sticking to a budget.
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.
Infertility is an issue affecting both men and women.
Some of the best and simplest ways to stave off male reproductive dysfunction involve everyday diet and lifestyle habits.
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.
Meet your protein needs without negatively impacting the environment.
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 hanger and keep your stomach (and your mood!) happy!
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.
When inflammation is ongoing and becomes chronic, it can contribute to many health conditions such as diabetes and digestive pain.
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.
The “La Croix Craze” has taken the markets by storm and the choices for sparkling water are abundant, but is all water created equally?
With summer around the corner, it's important to protect your skin and know your risk factors for skin cancer.
Are you on a budget? Are you looking for a simple way to add some more protein to your meals? Beans are a wonderful way to “beef up” your meals without breaking the bank!
- 1 of 9
- next ›