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.
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".
Eating This Berry Can Improve Your Heart and Brain Health in 8 Weeks
Research at San Diego State University suggests that even though summer is winding down, this fruity favourite should be a...
12 Easy Ways to Boost Your Fibre Intake
You may have heard that you should get more fibre in your diet. But what exactly is fibre and why...
10 Mistakes Everyone Makes When Buying Bread
There are few things better than bread, but not all loaves are created equal. Avoid these common mistakes to select...
The Best Sources of Protein, According to Canada’s Food Guide
Protein is an essential part of a healthy diet, but it can be tricky to make sure you're getting enough.
Why You Should Always Tap a Watermelon Before You Buy It
If you hear this sound, it's perfectly ripe! Don't miss these savvy shopping tips that’ll stretch your grocery budget—and cut...
If You Haven’t Switched to Olive Oil Yet, This Might Convince You
A new Harvard study reinforces past data suggesting this Mediterranean mainstay is brilliant for your body—and now, your mind.
How to Buy the Best Eggs
Learn how to crack the marketing lingo and find the healthiest, freshest eggs on the market.
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...
12 Foods With More Iron Than Spinach
Iron keeps your body and mind performing at their peak, but many people just don't get enough of this essential...
This is the Healthiest Time to Eat Dinner
When it comes to maintaining a healthy weight, it's not just what you're eating, but when.
What the Numbers on Fruit Stickers Tell You About Your Produce
If the code starts with this number, it's organic.
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...
7 Healthy Reasons to Eat More Cantaloupe This Summer
The humble cantaloupe seems to make up 90 percent of most fruit salads—but it's loaded with nutrients that are beneficial...
If You See White Stuff on Your Baby Carrots, This Is What It Is
Your instinct might be to toss these "ugly carrots"—but is that really necessary?
12 Foods That Are Worth Buying Organic
Put these organic foods at the top of your grocery list—they're well worth the extra money.
Why English Cucumbers Are Wrapped in Plastic, But Regular Ones Aren’t
Even beyond their packaging, there are plenty of differences between English and field cukes.
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...
Never Eat These Snacks Late at Night
Got the munchies right before bed? According to nutritionists, you should avoid these unhealthy options at all costs.
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...
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.