Beets are packed with healthy nutrients, like the five essential vitamins, calcium, iron, potassium and protein. But they can also have some surprising side effects.
Beans are nutritional powerhouses packed with protein, fiber, B vitamins, iron, potassium, and are low in fat; but this mighty food can also pose potential health risks.
No list of healthy vegetables would be complete without these nutritious (and delicious) powerhouses.
Cheddar cheese, Swiss and other hard cheeses pack over 100 calories per ounce. As cheese lovers we know the calories add up, but no one wants to trade the delicious taste for rubbery low-fat cheeses.
Liquid calories and nutrition can be good or bad for blood sugar and diabetes. Here’s how you can get the healthiest bang from your beverages.
Do you suffer from acid reflux and digestion issues? Check our list of foods that can help—or hinder—your conditions before you hit up the grocery store.
If you overindulged your sweet tooth, try using these simple, nutritionist-approved tactics to reclaim your healthy eating routine today.
Cheese pizza is classic, but these superfood toppers will amp up the nutrition and add delicious fresh flavour to your favourite slice.
Just about anything can cause a migraine, including weather changes, strong odours, stress, loss of sleep, fluctuations in estrogen levels, and certain foods and drinks. Making a point of eating foods that control migraines while avoiding the foods that trigger them may reduce the number—and intensity—of headaches you get.
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.
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.