How could this unusual fruit with the green, bumpy flesh and buttery-textured interior be considered "amazing"? Here's how:
As simple as the the avocado may appear from the outside, it packs a beneficial punch into a healthful diet. But be patient if it is hard when purchased, and let ripen on the counter for a couple of days until soft. The quality of the flavor will be worth the wait.
- Rebecca Rajcich, dietetic intern and Debra Boutin, MS, RD, chair and dietetic internship director in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science at Bastyr University
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.
At Bastyr we believe that a healthy planet and a healthy you are interdependent.
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.