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.

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.

What You Don’t Know About Beets

Beets are packed with healthy nutrients, but they can also have some surprising side effects.


What Canada’s Nutrition Facts Labels Really Mean

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


Why You Should Be Eating Pumpernickel Bread

File pumpernickel bread under "delicious" and "nutritious". Here's why this hearty staple scores big with health experts.


Try This Nutritious Menu to Feed Your Brain

Discover the MIND diet—a healthy meal plan that can reduce your risk of Alzheimer's by as much as half.

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

It’s all because of what they’ve been feeding cows. Here's what you need to know about "buttergate".


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12 Groceries That Are Worth Buying Organic

Put these organic groceries at the top of your shopping list—they're well worth the extra money.

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Just How Healthy is Milk, Anyway?

Long considered Mother Nature’s perfect food, milk's health benefits are now coming into question.


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10 Foods That Are Okay to Eat Before Bed

Feeling hungry at night? Choosing the right foods to eat before bed can help your body relax and give you...


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Clear Signs You’re Not Eating Enough Vegetables

You know veggies are healthy for you. You also know you should probably eat more. Here are obvious clues you...


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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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These Are The 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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This Is The Only Way You Should Be Organizing Your Fridge

Follow these simple fridge-organizing tips to extend the life of your groceries and make cooking a total breeze.


Expiration Dates You Should Never Ignore

Here's how long you can expect these groceries to last before running the risk of food-borne illness.


10 Simple Tricks to Cut Calories—Without Sacrificing Taste

Enjoy the full flavour of your favourite treats with a significant reduction in calories.


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...

The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Grocery Shopping

Find yourself spending a lot and coming home with less food than you expected? Learn to buy the most nutritious...


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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...


This is the Healthiest Fish You Can Eat

Out of all the options in the seafood section, these fish are packed with the most omega-3s, calcium and vitamin...


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13 Foods You Should Never Eat Past the Expiration Date

Think the sniff test can protect you from food-borne illness? Not when these items are involved.


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...


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6 Surprising Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

They may be tiny, but these ancient seeds are packed with nutritional benefits.


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This is What Happens to Your Body When You Skip Breakfast

There's a reason it's called the most important meal of the day.


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10 Healing Herbs and Spices Worth Adding to Your Meals

Dozens of healing herbs and spices contain useful plant compounds, but these 10 pack some of the biggest health benefits.

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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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14 Healthier Ingredient Substitutions You Never Thought to Try

Nutritionists and food experts reveal their sneaky secrets to cut fat, sugar and calories out of your favourite recipes using...


Sea Salt vs. Table Salt: Which is Better for You?

Let's talk about sea salt vs. table salt. You may have heard the minerals in sea salt make it healthier....


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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...


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14 “Bad” Foods You Can Stop Demonizing

You eliminated these foods from your diet (or still eat them, with guilt). Here's why you can stop all that.


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...