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.

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Key Ingredients: Sweet Potato

In the October 2008 issue of Reader’s Digest, Bonnie Stern—who teaches Canadians how to eat healthfully while still having fun...


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Have a Healthy Dinner Routine

Eating is just important as exercise when it comes to stayin good health. Check out these tips to make your...


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How to Lose the Diet and Stay Slim

Trimming your meals doesn’t have to mean counting your calories. Here’s how to streamline your diet without driving yourself mad...


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Sneaky Ways to Make Meals Healthier

Who says healthy cooking has to be boring? Try these tips to turn up the nutritional value of your favourite...


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Do Your Meals a Favour: Add Flavour

The more flavourful a dish, the less fat it needs to taste good. Here are six surefire ways to please...


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Kitchen Inspection: Is Your Food Safe?

Bacteria may be everywhere—on your hands, on the kitchen counter, in the air—but that doesn’t mean you can’t keep it...


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Eat To Lose Weight

Want to lose weight? You may think the answer is simply to eat less. Wrong. The solution is all in...


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Make Takeout Healthy

Have you gotten into the habit of eating out? While homemade is generally healthier, here are nine ways to ensure...

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Key Ingredients: Tomatoes

Starting with the September 2008 issue of Reader’s Digest, Bonnie Stern—who teaches Canadians how to eat healthfully while still having...


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Learn to Love Veggies

Vegetables come in a huge variety of colours and textures. Given the sheer bounty of these natural foods, how do...


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Hunger-Free Forever

Say good-bye to yo-yo dieting forever with these sustainable strategies for permanent weight loss.


Deconstructing the Vegetarian Diet

Once upon a time the vegetarian diet was considered nutritionally inadequate by researchers. These days, responsible vegetarianism is considered to...


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Tips for the Health-Conscious Carnivore

Care about your health but can’t live without your weekly T-bone? Here are 8 secrets for getting healthy and tasty...


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4 Grains You Should Be Eating More Of

Grains are a great addition to any meal: they're rich in fibre and complex carbs, low in fat, and add...


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How to Cut Calories Out Of Your Coffee Break

Can't imagine a day without stopping by Starbucks for a venti mocha, but scared to tread so close to temptation?...


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Get Familiar with ‘Vitamin F’

A new nutritional superstar is finally getting critical acclaim. You’ve heard that vitamins A, C, D, E, and K are...

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Italian for Dieters

Italian food has a notorious reputation for ruining diets. Here's how to enjoy your favourite Italian dishes without sacrificing your...


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Food for Thought?

Can what goes in the belly really affect your brain? Definitely! One of the best ways to preserve your brain...


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Eating Fresh from A to Z

Nothing beats biting into a freshly picked fruit or vegetable, but most city-dwellers don’t have that luxury. Here’s how to...


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100-Calorie Snacks

Tired of munching on carrot sticks and celery stalks, but want to snack healthy? Break out of snacking boredom with...


5 Surprising Foods That Fight Allergies

When the trees bud, the grasses sprout, or the ragweed blooms, you probably reach for allergy pills and a family-size...

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Control Your Cholesterol

Cholesterol has had a lot of bad press in recent years, taking the blame for heart disease and other health...


Foods to Defeat ADHD

Dietary habits, like whether or not your kid eats a wholesome breakfast, can play a huge part in the ADHD...


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How to Snatch the Best Produce

Do you have bad luck buying produce? Here are some secret strategies for picking the best-tasting and most nutritious fruits...


Foods for Fertility

Improve your odds of fruitfulness with this tasty prescription. Find out how key nutrients in your food can make the...


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The Goods on Asparagus

This member of the lily family was considered a delicacy by the Greeks and Romans for it's great taste. but...


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All About Olive Oil

Find out why you should eat more of this Mediterranean dietary staple, and learn to fit it into your diet.