Make it your New Year’s resolution to add these healthy foods to your grocery list. Each delivers a host of health benefits—if you prepare them properly! Here’s how.
Although bread seems to have become public enemy number one these days, it turns out there are a few surprising health benefits to pumpernickel bread.
Don’t wait until the new year to work off those extra holiday calories. Avoid overeating with these simple and easy-to-follow guidelines.
What’s there to know about the humble wild blueberry? Lots, as it turns out! Here are five facts about wild blueberries that will change the way you think-and eat.
The holidays are the hardest time of year to eat healthily. Luckily, a Thanksgiving turkey means you’ll be eating lean white meat, which is a great start toward better eating. These six tips will help you enjoy your meal without increasing your cholesterol-or your waistline.
“Type 2 diabetes is an epidemic,” says Dr. Hertzel Gerstein, professor of medicine at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ont. “There is a lot of research being done to find better ways of treating diabetes and identifying ways to prevent it.” Here are a few healthy eating habits to prevent, treat and control diabetes.
Will an apple a day keeps the doctor away? Perhaps not, but there’s certainly a whack of research supporting the many health benefits of apples.
Certain foods may offer some protection from cancer or help the body cope with cancer treatments. Here are five cancer fighting foods worth adding to your diet.
Before you reach for a glass of milk to soothe your ulcer pain, consider this: Much of what we used to “know” about ulcers has been proven wrong. Most ulcers aren’t caused directly by stress but by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, which is why ulcers today are often treated with antibiotics along with an acid suppressor. Find out which foods can aid in healing and preventing ulcers.
Don’t wait for your doctor to recommend slashing your sodium intake. Shake this bad health habit by gradually implementing these easy salt-reduction strategies. In a few weeks you’ll feel better, and you won’t miss the salt at all.
You might want to take fat-reduced peanut butter off of your shopping list… It’s one of seven surprisingly unhealthy foods that you should stop buying at the grocery store.
Looking for an excuse to pencil in a break for tea time? Whether it’s green, black, or white, tea is a source of healthy compounds which help fight cancer, heart disease and infections.
Apart from wreaking havoc on your teeth, gum disease can also boost your risk for heart disease by 15 per cent. Fortunately, there are plenty of nutrients you can turn to help prevent gum disease.
Sure, you’re checking the calorie count, but can you read the fine print on Canadian food packaging? Here’s what every line on the Nutrition Facts label really means.
Stuck in a PB&J rut? Up your sandwich game with these inspired lunch recipes.
Fire up the slow cooker! From hearty entrées to decadent desserts, we’ve got seven comfort food recipes that’ll be ready by the time you get home from work.
Put these organic groceries at the top your shopping list-they’re well worth the extra money.
Losing a few pounds doesn’t have to be a struggle. With these simple food swaps, you can enjoy the tasty goodness of your favourite treats with a significant reduction in calories!
Increasing your intake of certain key nutrients may help prevent depression, ease symptoms, or improve the effectiveness of antidepressant medications. Here are the four best natural antidepressants found in foods.
Quit thinking of salad as a side: These eight easy-to-make options are hearty-and healthy-enough to serve as meals by themselves.