Healthy Food

Eating smart doesn’t have to be a chore. Discover the latest health diets, helpful tips and advice from trusted nutritionists for making good (and tasty) choices when it comes to your food.

The Best Foods to Prevent Ulcers

Most ulcers aren't caused directly by stress but by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, which is why ulcers are often treated with antibiotics along with an acid suppressor. Find out which foods can aid in healing and preventing ulcers.

What You Don’t Know About Beets

Beets are packed with healthy nutrients, but they can also have some surprising side effects.


What Canada’s Nutrition Facts Labels Really Mean

You may already be checking the calorie count, but can you read the fine print on Canadian food packaging?


Why You Should Be Eating Pumpernickel Bread

File pumpernickel bread under "delicious" and "nutritious". Here's why this hearty staple scores big with health experts.


Try This Nutritious Menu to Feed Your Brain

Discover the MIND diet—a healthy meal plan that can reduce your risk of Alzheimer's by as much as half.

Why Canadian Butter Isn’t as Soft as It Used To Be

It’s all because of what they’ve been feeding cows. Here's what you need to know about "buttergate".


The Real Difference Between Herbs and Spices

Although we rely on both as seasonings to add flavour to food, there are key distinctions in how they're stored...

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Need More Iron? Add These 12 Iron Rich Foods to Your Diet

Iron keeps your body and mind performing at their peak, but many people just don't get enough of this essential...


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14 Foods Everyone Over 50 Should Probably Be Eating

Nutrition requires a little extra attention as you get older—in part because disease risk increases with age, as does the...


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12 Easy Ways to Get More Fibre in Your Diet

You may have heard that you should get more fibre in your diet. But what exactly is fibre and why...


The Best (and Worst) Drinks to Keep You Hydrated

Sick of water, but still want the best hydration? Here's what you should be drinking.

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15 Best Foods to Boost Your Metabolism

For more energy during the day, pack your diet with healthy metabolism-boosting foods.


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7 Great Reasons to Eat More Cantaloupe This Summer

The humble cantaloupe seems to make up 90 per cent of most fruit salads—but it's loaded with nutrients that are...


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12 Groceries That Are Worth Buying Organic

Put these organic groceries at the top of your shopping list—they're well worth the extra money.


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Just How Healthy is Milk, Anyway?

Long considered Mother Nature’s perfect food, milk's health benefits are now coming into question.


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10 Foods That Are Okay to Eat Before Bed

Feeling hungry at night? Choosing the right foods to eat before bed can help your body relax and give you...

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Clear Signs You’re Not Eating Enough Vegetables

You know veggies are healthy for you. You also know you should probably eat more. Here are obvious clues you...


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13 Foods Nutritionists Never Eat Late at Night

If you can't get through late-night TV without munching on something, you should definitely avoid these health-wrecking, weight-adding choices.


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These Are The Worst Foods for Your Cholesterol

Eggs, shrimp, and other high-cholesterol foods once-forbidden have now gotten the all-clear. Here are the surprising foods experts say are...


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This Is The Only Way You Should Be Organizing Your Fridge

Follow these simple fridge-organizing tips to extend the life of your groceries and make cooking a total breeze.


Expiration Dates You Should Never Ignore

Here's how long you can expect these groceries to last before running the risk of food-borne illness.


10 Simple Tricks to Cut Calories—Without Sacrificing Taste

Enjoy the full flavour of your favourite treats with a significant reduction in calories.


Why Canadian Butter Isn’t as Soft as It Used To Be

If you’ve noticed that your butter is harder than usual, you're not alone—and it’s all because of what they’ve been...


The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Grocery Shopping

Find yourself spending a lot and coming home with less food than you expected? Learn to buy the most nutritious...

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8 Heart-Healthy Foods That Lower Cholesterol

Concerned about the health of your heart? Try adding more of these ingredients to your diet. Not only can they...


This is the Healthiest Fish You Can Eat

Out of all the options in the seafood section, these fish are packed with the most omega-3s, calcium and vitamin...


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13 Foods You Should Never Eat Past the Expiration Date

Think the sniff test can protect you from food-borne illness? Not when these items are involved.


What Is the Healthiest Bread?

Yes, there is such a thing as healthy bread. Here's how to find it on your next trip to the...


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6 Surprising Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

They may be tiny, but these ancient seeds are packed with nutritional benefits.


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This is What Happens to Your Body When You Skip Breakfast

There's a reason it's called the most important meal of the day.