Soluble fiber is highest in foods such as oats, legumes, barley, pears, and apples. Higher amounts of insoluble fiber are found in wheat bran, whole grain breads and cereals, and most vegetables such as broccoli and carrots. There are many benefits to incorporating both kinds of fiber into your diet and helping with weight loss is one of them:
Eating a diet high in both soluble and insoluble fiber contributes to weight loss by keeping you full longer, stabilizing your blood sugars, keeping your digestive tract clean, and reducing your calorie intake. For more information on fiber and weight loss, schedule an appointment with a nutritionist.
Wendy Caamano, MS, CN, dietetic intern, and Debra A. Boutin, MS, RD, chair and dietetic internship director, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science at Bastyr University
As Bastyr University concludes its 41st year, we reflect on some of the milestones and achievements that have furthered our mission to create a more healthful world for all.
Ali Miller, RD, CDE, BS (’09), is a dietitian, writer, blogger and advocate for functional medicine. Hear her path from Bastyr University to her multitude of accomplishments, including “Top 50 Most Influential Women in Houston."
ND student Erin Arney co-authored a textbook, Eliminating Race-Based Mental Health Disparities.
In this Q&A, faculty member Debrah Harding, ND, FABNO discusses the strength of integrative oncology, the latest trends in naturopathic medicine for breast cancer patients, and how naturopathic medicine can be incorporated into breast cancer treatment.
Bastyr University California MSN student talks about five ways to start practicing intuitive eating