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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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...


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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 its...


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...

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20+ Foods That May 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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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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15 Low-Sodium Foods to Help You Cut Your Salt Intake

Did you know that Health Canada recommends eating no more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium daily? Here's a list of...


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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!


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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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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.


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.


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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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 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...


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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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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30 Painless Ways to Add More Fibre to Your Diet

We hear all the time how important it is to add fibre to our diets. Here's how to plant more...


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These Infographics Show When Fruits and Vegetables Are in Season for Every Month of the Year

Plan to purchase your fruits and vegetables during their peak seasons—you'll not only enjoy them more, you'll save money while...