Healthy Food

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.


The Surprising Health Benefits of Pumpernickel Bread

Go ahead, file pumpernickel bread under "delicious" and "nutritious!" Here's why this hearty staple scores big with health experts.

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If You’re Not Having Oatmeal For Breakfast Every Day, This Might Convince You to Start

Lately, exotic grains like quinoa, freekeh and spelt have gotten a lot of attention. But let's not forget about oatmeal,...


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13 Foods Nutritionists Never Eat Late at Night

If you can't get through late-night TV without munching on something, you should definitely avoid these health-wrecking, weight-adding choices.


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The 10 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...


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11 Secrets of People Who Always Have an Organized Fridge

Learn the best way to stock your fridge to keep groceries fresh—and how long you can safely refrigerate items before...

This Is Why Canadian Butter Isn’t as Soft as It Used To Be

If you’ve noticed that your butter is harder than usual, you're not alone—and it’s all because of what they’ve been...


These Mushrooms Are Being Touted as the Newest Superfood—Here’s Why

Functional mushrooms are popping up in teas, tinctures and even skin care. A registered dietitian explains the trend.


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How to Read Canada’s Nutrition Facts Labels

You may already be checking the calorie count, but can you read the fine print on Canadian food packaging? Here's...


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8 Heart-Healthy Foods That Lower Cholesterol

Concerned about the health of your heart? Try adding more of these ingredients to your diet. Not only can they...


6 Impressive Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

These tiny ancient seeds, favoured by the Aztecs and Mayans (the word means "strength" in their language), provide major nutrients...

The 10 Best Hangover Foods to Help You Feel Better Fast

The best hangover food is the kind that helps you feel like yourself again. With that in mind, here are...


Does Turkey Really Make You Sleepy?

Blame your holiday food coma on the trimmings, not the bird.


What Is the Healthiest Bread?

Yes, there is such a thing as healthy bread. Here's how to find it on your next trip to the...


11 Health Benefits of Brussels Sprouts

From glowing skin to better gut health, the health benefits of Brussels sprouts make this vegetable worth eating.


5 Myths About Nutrition for Seniors that You Probably Still Believe

Get the lowdown on low-sodium diets, carbs and protein, supplemental shakes and more.


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29 Foods That May Help Prevent Cancer

Add some of these healthy foods to your diet to help prevent cancer and keep other diseases at bay.


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The MIND Diet Meal Plan: A Nutritious Menu to Feed Your Brain

Worried about Alzheimer's? Feed your brain with the MIND diet—a healthy meal plan that can reduce your risk of Alzheimer's...


12 Healthy High-Fat Foods You Should Be Eating More Often

Good-for-you fats include monounsaturated fats and omega-3 fats—and certain high-fat foods are considered beneficial because of the vitamins, minerals and...

The Healthy, Homemade Creamer Recipe This Nutritionist Loves

Skip the highly processed and sugar-laden creamers by making homemade creamer instead. Your coffee will be chock-full of flavour and...


The 8 Worst Foods for Your Brain

Berries and broccoli are brain-boosting superstars. But plenty of foods are bad for your brain, robbing memory and sapping your...


6 High-Calorie Foods You Should Be Eating

These foods come with more calories, more nutrients and more health benefits.


The Healthy Banana Muffin this Nutritionist Swears By

Dietitian and plant-based diet specialist Cynthia Sass shares her personal banana dark chocolate muffin recipe, why it's healthy and what...


7 Incredible Health Benefits of Apples

Will an apple a day keeps the doctor away? Perhaps not, but there's certainly a whack of research supporting the...


If You Eat This Food, You Could Reduce Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer by 17 Per Cent

If you need an excuse to chow down on carbs, you're in luck. A report from global cancer researchers suggests...