Have you ever wondered what the difference is between a fat that is liquid and a fat that is solid at room temperature?
The holiday season can leave many of us feeling more stressed than celebratory. From hectic schedules and traffic snarls to our anemic winter daylight, the pressures of daily life can add to our anxiety levels. Here are a few tips to keep in mind this holiday season to help keep the stress at bay.
Often times when we buy vegetables, we look for fresh ones. Nowadays, "fresh" can be a tricky word. At farmers' markets, produce is picked the day before or in the very early morning.
Prostate cancer has been touted by some as an inevitable result of aging. That is an assumption worth questioning. Statistically, according to the National Cancer Institute, 1-in-6 men in the U.S.
Acupuncture, Chinese herbal medicine and healthy nutrition can help you maintain your natural energy during the fall and winter.
Although students have been involved in research at the University for years, 2010 has seen the additional development of a specific Center for Student Research at Bastyr.
Probiotics are yeast or bacterial organisms that exist in our intestines and have many health benefits. Health professionals continue to learn more about the immune-supporting aspects of these "beneficial bacteria."
As the temperature drops this autumn, hearty foods become more appealing and nourishing. One tasty type of vegetable to warm you up during the colder months is winter squash.
Toxic metal exposure has been linked to fatigue, autism and neurological disorders, so it's good to be aware of how some of these metals can leach their way into your life.
Add flavor and health benefits to your meal with a dash of spice.
If mold spores are causing health problems and other irritations, it's time to find and get rid of the source.
Mind-body techniques such as biofeedback can help you achieve optimal health by balancing your mental and emotional stress levels.
If caffeine's negative side effects are outweighing its benefits, give these tips a try to cut the habit safely.
Kit Rodiek already had a fulfilling career as a massage therapist, but obtaining a degree in exercise science and wellness in 2009 helped her broaden her expertise.
Adding these local superfoods to your diet can help boost the amount of nutrients you take in.
Real improvements to body image are made from the inside–out.
Herbal insect repellents are one substitute to bug repellents that can be toxic.
Avoid the additives and preservatives in prepackaged camping foods and instead try packing these whole foods for your next trip to the great outdoors.
Read ingredient labels closely when buying a sunscreen.
Have you thought about doing an "elimination diet" to find the triggers that are setting off chronic health symptoms?
The word "watercress" may bring to mind dainty tea sandwiches and ladies wearing hats.
The idea of a pantry without sugar may sound a little bit, well... empty. But many less processed alternatives to common table sugar exist.
Nutritious foods can be a tall order for kids, but these superfoods are not only healthy, they're also delicious!
Chinese herbal medicine may just be the path to relief if you're suffering from seasonal allergies this spring.
The American Heart Association recommends eating two servings of fish per week (that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, such as salmon) to help with heart health.