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Bastyr News

Sharon Gray, MS (’06), LAc
Alumna Combines Acupuncture and Nutrition into a Career and a CookbookSunday, January 8, 2012
Sharon Gray, MS (’06), LAc, is one of many Bastyr graduates whose own health journey inspired her... Read more »
Acupuncture and Oriental medicine student Emily Paul
Clinical Training Snapshot: Working with a Translator — and Sometimes WithoutThursday, January 5, 2012
AOM student Emily Paul found herself learning cross-cultural communication on the fly at the... Read more »
Joseph E. Pizzorno Jr.
Bastyr University Wins Three Natural Products Association Awards Thursday, January 5, 2012
Among award recipients of the 19th Annual NPA Awards are Joseph E. Pizzorno, Jr., ND, Bastyr... Read more »
Bastyr University President, Dr. Daniel K. Church.
President's Message - January 2012Monday, January 2, 2012
2012 promises to be a year filled with celebrations, milestones and new additions that are sure to... Read more »
Penny Simkin and Phyllis Klaus
Childbirth Workshop Teaches Compassion for Abuse SurvivorsThursday, December 22, 2011
Two pioneers of the birth vocations field, Penny Simkin, namesake of the University's Simkin Center... Read more »
Dr. John Bastyr
Dr. John Bastyr's 100th Birthday -- A Century of Naturopathic HeritageMonday, December 19, 2011
In January 2012, we kick off a yearlong series of events to celebrate the centennial birthday of... Read more »
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Bastyr University Introduces Master of Arts in Counseling PsychologyTuesday, December 13, 2011
The new program's focus on whole-person health sets it apart from most other counseling psychology... Read more »
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President's Message - December 2011 Thursday, December 1, 2011
Bastyr President Daniel K. Church, PhD, takes a look back at 2011 and anticipates even more to come... Read more »
Bastyr University chefs Jim Watkins and Paul Douglas with KOMO/4 anchor Molly Sh
Thanksgiving Recipes from the Bastyr Dining CommonsMonday, November 21, 2011
Now you can make the vegetarian, vegan and a healthy traditional Thanksgiving menus that were... Read more »
Award winners standing around a table
Bastyr University Announces Winners of Mission and Founders' AwardsFriday, November 18, 2011
The fifth-annual Founders' Day Gala honors University pioneers while recognizing student and alumni... Read more »
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Bastyr Dean Shares Recipes for ImmunityFriday, November 18, 2011
Debra Brammer, ND, discusses "Herbs to Support Immunity," and offers a list of her family's... Read more »
Seattle skyline in fog.
Hardest Lessons Are the Simplest in "Psychology and Soul of Breathing" ClassMonday, November 14, 2011
A new class on breathing is part personal journey, part study in spiritual traditions and part... Read more »
Student in Bastyr's busy whole-food culinary kitchen
Appetite for "Real" Food Leads to Creativity in Nutrition ProgramsMonday, November 7, 2011
Bastyr's nutrition programs reached record enrollment in 2011, driven by a growing cultural... Read more »
Scary forest creatures
Fright and Delight: Haunted Trails in PicturesFriday, November 4, 2011
Bastyr students dressed up in their finest ghoulery for Haunted Trails, a fundraiser for the... Read more »
Breathe of Aire Chorale
November 2011 President's MessageTuesday, November 1, 2011
We recently received the results from a study showing Bastyr's economic impact on the local... Read more »
Oranges cut like jack-o'-lanterns
Horrifyingly Healthy Halloween Snacks Monday, October 24, 2011
Halloween can be a recipe for disaster. Candy corn, cupcakes, brownies, sacks full of treats — talk... Read more »
A dog dressed as a princess posing on pumpkins.
Enter Your Pooch in Kenmore's Annual Dog-O-Ween Costume ContestFriday, October 21, 2011
Bastyr University is a sponsor for the annual Dog-O-Ween Costume Contest through the city of... Read more »
Sharon Hanson
Stage 4 to Cancer-Free: Patient Thanks Bastyr for Role in Holistic CareFriday, October 21, 2011
Sharon Hanson credits her stunning recovery from pancreatic cancer to integrative care, a... Read more »
Bowl of chili
Bastyr Chef Cooks Up a Winner at Bothell ChilifestThursday, October 20, 2011
Bastyr University has won grants from the National Institutes of Health and awards from the... Read more »
Towels in a sauna
Study: Building a Campus Sauna to Sweat out ToxinsThursday, October 13, 2011
Bastyr is getting a campus sauna for a first-of-its-kind study to find out how heat treatments can... Read more »
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Bastyr University's $136 Million Economic ImpactWednesday, October 12, 2011
New statistics from an economic report show that the University has infused dollars into the local... Read more »
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The Key to Wellness? It’s Gratitude, One Doctor Says Monday, October 10, 2011
The most basic key to wellness isn't a drug, an exercise regimen or a particular diet, says natural... Read more »
Burkard Schliessmann at an organ
Bastyr University to Host Burkard Schliessmann ConcertThursday, October 6, 2011
Proceeds of the concert by the internationally acclaimed pianist and organist will benefit the... Read more »
Salad, quinoa and lentil salad
Bastyr Dining Commons Serves Nutritious, Tasty Cancer-Fighting MenuFriday, September 30, 2011
These delicious cancer-fighting recipes are full of nutrition and antioxidants that are beneficial... Read more »
Joshua Goldenberg outside on campus
The Head and the Heart: Student Unites Research and Healing WorkTuesday, September 27, 2011
This Ivy League graduate thought he had a career as a research biologist all mapped out. Then he... Read more »
A goat with people standing behind it
Summer in the Northwest: Foraging, Farming, Trekking and MoreFriday, September 16, 2011
Don't let the stereotypes fool you: The Pacific Northwest can be drop-dead gorgeous come summertime. Read more »

Health Tips

  • 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.