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.

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Your Guide to Better Lunches

You and your children deserve more than a soggy sandwich on crushed bread. Learn how to improve those packed lunches...


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Key Ingredients: Broccoli

In the September 2009 issue of Reader’s Digest, our culinary experts Bonnie Stern and Fran Berkoff bring you some great...


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Say Cheese for Lower Cholesterol

Go gourmet? Skip fat-free? You won't believe this deliciously healthy news about cheese!


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3 Health Benefits of Mushrooms

Love mushrooms? Here are three more reasons why you should adore them.


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Key Ingredients: Blueberries

In the August 2009 issue of Reader’s Digest, our culinary experts Bonnie Stern and Fran Berkoff bring you some great...


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Soy You’ll Like to Eat

These tips from food expert Mark Bittman will teach you how to transform soy into a delicious, healthy meal.


Key Ingredients: Herbs

In the July 2009 issue of Reader's Digest, our culinary experts Bonnie Stern and Fran Berkoff bring you some great...


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Key Ingredients: Carrots

In the June 2009 issue of Reader’s Digest, our culinary experts Bonnie Stern and Fran Berkoff bring you some great...

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Ode to Oils

Oil, be it a fruity olive oil, an aromatic sesame or walnut oil or a mild safflower, peanut or canola...


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Key Ingredients: Salmon

In the May 2009 issue of Reader’s Digest, our culinary experts Bonnie Stern and Fran Berkoff bring you some great...


Are You Getting Enough Calcium?

Although the body stores more calcium than any other mineral, most adults get only about half the amount they need...


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New Takes on Classic Diets

The more we learn about the science of weight loss, the more confusing is the message about dieting. Instead, try...


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Foods to Grow On

What is your family eating? Are they eating healthy? Learn how creating a proper diet for your children early on...


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8 Ways to Be Food Secure

Climate change, the recession, tainted food and high fuel prices are making many people re-think the way they shop at...


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Dr. Wortman’s Amazing Diet

Dr. Jay Wortman took charge of his diabetes—his way—and inadvertently created a sensational new diet that is changing a Northern...


8 Steps to Healthy Family Meals

If you have a family, you know how difficult it can be to make sure they eat well-especially as your...

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Tiny, Powerful Flaxseed

Teeny-tiny, shiny brown flaxseeds are a godsend to your blood sugar as well as your heart, so if you haven’t...


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Key Ingredients: Pulses, the Magical Food

Cooks are finally discovering legumes, adding interest and health to their menus. 


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8 tips for healthier baking

Cut fat and calories in your baking without sacrificing the taste. 


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Sustainable Seafood

If you like seafood, you probably eat it whenever you can. But dwindling populations in the ocean means we need...


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The Underrated Lentil

If you eat lentils regularly, you know how good for you they are-and, of course, how tasty they can be....

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Be Thankful for Organic Turkeys

Want to get some flavour back into the turkey dinner? Forget those over-sized supermarket gobblers and try an organic or...


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Key Ingredients: Cheese

In the November 2008 issue of Reader’s Digest, our culinary experts Bonnie Stern and Fran Berkoff bring you some great...


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Cancer-Fighting Foods

One woman in nine will develop breast cancer over her lifetime. However, a healthy diet can reduce your risk of...


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How to Stop Unhealthy Office Snacking

Sticking to a strict diet can be extra hard in cubicle-land, where the break room is occupied by junk-filled vending...


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Load Up On Lean Protein

Want to feel fuller longer without putting unnecessary strain on the heart or the digestive system? Eat more lean protein....


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One-Week Healthy Diet Makeover

Stop procrastinating and start eating healthy. This week we’ve made it easy for you by breaking down a smart eating...