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".


These Are the Worst Foods for Your Brain

They can sap your smarts, sour your mood and cloud your memory.

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

You may have heard the minerals in sea salt make it healthier. But is that true?


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10 “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.


This Trendy New Approach to Eating is Being Called the “Anti-Diet”

Intuitive eating is gaining momentum—but is it any healthier than a conventional diet?


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20+ Foods That Can Help Lower Blood Pressure

If you're concerned about blood pressure, slashing your sodium intake is only the beginning. Here are more healthy foods worth adding...

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If You’re Not Eating an Apple Every Day, This Might Convince You to Start

It may not keep the doctor away entirely, but it could reduce your risk for everything from dementia to cancer.


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10 of the Healthiest Fruits You Can Buy

Forget fancy superfoods—these nutritious powerhouses are essential staples for any healthy diet.


The Healthy Banana Muffin Recipe 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...


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20 Antioxidant-Rich Fruits and Vegetables You Should Be Eating

What foods pack the most powerful antioxidant punch? Researchers at the Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University...


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8 Foods You Should Be Eating Raw

You already know not to eat raw chicken or eggs. But eating these surprising foods raw can give you extra...

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9 Foods Nutritionists Never Order at Fast Food Restaurants

You’ll never want to order these items off the fast food menu again!


If You’re Not Eating Avocado Every Day, This Might Convince You to Start

Packed with health benefits, avocado is an important part of a healthy diet. We got the scoop on what makes...


6 Ways to Make Your Bananas Last Longer

Goodbye, brown bananas! We scoured old cookbooks and interviewed experts to find out how to keep bananas fresh.


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10 Mistakes Everyone Makes When Buying Bread

There are few things better than bread, but not all loaves are created equal. Avoid these common mistakes to select...


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14 Food Parts You Should Never Throw in the Garbage

If you're immediately tossing those leftover parts of fresh produce in the trash, you could be missing out on some...


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The Best Sources of Protein, According to the New Canada’s Food Guide

Protein is an essential part of a healthy diet, but it can be tricky to make sure you're getting enough.


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14 Fruits and Vegetables You Shouldn’t Peel—And 9 You Should

Put down that peeler! You could be missing out on a host of health benefits if you remove the skin...


If You’re Not Eating a Banana Every Day, This Might Convince You to Start

An apple a day keeps the doctor away? Not so much. Try this fruit instead.


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How to Pick the Best Fresh Fruit

Savvy shopping advice that'll stretch your grocery budget—and cut down on food waste.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Wild Blueberries

What's there to know about the humble wild blueberry? Lots, as it turns out! Here are five facts about wild...


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How to Buy the Best Eggs

Learn how to crack the marketing lingo and find the healthiest, freshest eggs on the market.


The Real Difference Between Herbs and Spices

Although we rely on both as seasonings to add flavour to food, there are key distinctions in how they're stored...


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Need More Iron? Add These 12 Iron Rich Foods to Your Diet

Iron keeps your body and mind performing at their peak, but many people just don't get enough of this essential...


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14 Foods Everyone Over 50 Should Probably Be Eating

Nutrition requires a little extra attention as you get older—in part because disease risk increases with age, as does the...


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12 Easy Ways to Get More Fibre in Your Diet

You may have heard that you should get more fibre in your diet. But what exactly is fibre and why...