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  • 10 Simple Calorie-Cutting Food Swaps>>

    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!>>

  • 10 Best Diet Tricks for Halloween>>

    Don’t be frightened by the sweetest night of the year! Here’s expert advice on how to choose calorie-conscious candy, curb your cravings, and bounce back from a sugar binge.>>

  • How to do a Healthy Detox>>

    Considering a detox? Don't commit to a juice cleanse or elimination diet before you read what our panel of Canadian health experts has to say about the potential risks and rewards.>>

  • Swap Out These 5 Foods for Better Health>>

    Employ these simple dietary substitutions to boost your health.>>

  • 5 Ways to Protect Your Arteries From a Fatty Meal>>

    High-fat meals can constrict arteries for hours, reducing blood flow. If you can't give up grill time, this advice from holistic heart doctor Joel K. Kahn, MD, will help make a splurge meal less toxic to your arteries.>>

  • Gluten Be Gone: Deconstructing the Wheat-Free Diet>>

    Just a decade ago, the word “gluten” was foreign to many Canad­ians. Now it’s become nearly as ubiquitous as “low fat” on food labels, and eliminating the substance—a mix of two proteins, gliadin and glutenin, found in wheat, barley and rye—from daily diets is a runaway trend. But is going gluten-free really the healthiest course for everyone? >>

  • Quiz: What's the Best Way to Lose Weight?>>

    If you're gearing up to shed a few pounds, take this quiz to determine what's true and what's false when it comes to the best ways to lose weight.>>

  • The 2-Day Diabetes Diet: What to Eat to Lose Weight>>

    In the new Reader's Digest book, The 2-Day Diabetes Diet, dieting just two days a week blasts fat and balances blood sugar.>>

  • 6 Diet Tricks To Prevent Dog Obesity>>

    Keep your dog slim and trim by taking some easy to follow dieting tips and tricks.>>

  • 10 Diet Tips To Help You Sleep>>

    The foods that appear the most effective in assisting sleep help boost chemicals that cause the body to relax. Combined with plenty of exercise and some stress reduction, these tricks may just be your ticket to sweet dreams.>>

  • 6 Smart Holiday Diet Tricks>>

    You'll probably be in a house full of family and friends celebrating this holiday season. Avoid going overboard and packing on extra pounds with these six simple tricks to avoid overeating.>>

  • What Is the Digest Diet?>>

    Reader's Digest Editor Liz Vaccariello reveals the science behind the Digest Diet and its healthy weight-loss plan. Find out how you can safely curb cravings and shed pounds in three simple (and tasty) phases. >>

  • 5 Things: How to Digest Food After Overeating>>

    How do you best digest food after overeating? Move past the inevitable diet slip-up and get back on track with these five guilt-free tips.>>

  • 8 Ways to Control Your Hunger>>

    The sight of food can make your mouth water even if you’re already full, but eating too much is unhealthy and bad for your figure. Stop succumbing to temptation with these simple tips and a little willpower.>>

  • 6 Salad Secrets to Boost Your Weight Loss>>

    Making bad salad choices can mean putting on more weight than you're losing. Learn how to combine the ideal ingredients for staying healthy and slimming down. >>