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.

Lighten Your Fast Food

Our hectic lives are often so busy that we feel we can't get by without eating on the run. However,...


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Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal

North American eating habits have changed over the last few decades.


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Ask The Nutritionist

Common Questions about Vitamins and Supplements


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Organic Foods: The debate

Should we spend the extra money for organic foods? Experts from each side of the debate present their arguments


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Fast Food Facts

The news is not all bad. Reader’s Digest rates the best and the worst.


The Antioxidant Myth

Free radicals bad, antioxidants good, right? For the supplements industry, the truth might be a hard pill to swallow


Planning Meals with Diabetes

Did you know that at 4 p.m. today, the majority of us still won't know what we are...


Shopping for Sweets with Diabetes

Snacking isn't right for everyone who has diabetes, but for some people, especially those who go more than four or...

Choosing Foods Low on the Glycemic Index

What's the difference between mashed potatoes and spaghetti? The potatoes tend to send blood sugar up high in a hurry,...


Reinventing Lunch for Diabetics

Many of us plan our dinners, but lunch is all too often an afterthought. Like breakfast, lunch is a pretty...


Diabetes-Friendly Snacks

If you go more than 4 or 5 hours between meals, a midafternoon snack might be just what the doctor...


Beat Diabetes with a Winning Diet

How do you eat to beat diabetes? The goal is to control blood sugar while getting the right balance of...


Are You Eating the Right Things? Quiz

Check your food diary to help you to answer the following questions. For each, circle the number to the left...


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Are Functional Foods Effective?

Most functional food products promise more than they have been proven to deliver.


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...