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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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 powerful nutrients—and losing money in the process.

The Best (and Worst) Drinks to Keep You Hydrated

Sick of water, but still want the best hydration? Here's what you should be drinking.


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15 Best Foods to Boost Your Metabolism

For more energy during the day, pack your diet with healthy metabolism-boosting foods.


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7 Great Reasons to Eat More Cantaloupe This Summer

The humble cantaloupe seems to make up 90 per cent of most fruit salads—but it's loaded with nutrients that are...


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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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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...


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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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8 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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If You’re Not Having Oatmeal For Breakfast Every Day, This Might Convince You to Start

Lately, exotic grains like quinoa, freekeh and spelt have gotten a lot of attention. But let's not forget about oatmeal,...


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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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The 10 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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11 Secrets of People Who Always Have an Organized Fridge

Learn the best way to stock your fridge to keep groceries fresh—and how long you can safely refrigerate items before...

This Is 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...


These Mushrooms Are Being Touted as the Newest Superfood—Here’s Why

Functional mushrooms are popping up in teas, tinctures and even skin care. A registered dietitian explains the trend.


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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...


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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.


6 Impressive Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

These tiny ancient seeds, favoured by the Aztecs and Mayans (the word means "strength" in their language), provide major nutrients...


The 10 Best Hangover Foods to Help You Feel Better Fast

The best hangover food is the kind that helps you feel like yourself again. With that in mind, here are...


Does Turkey Really Make You Sleepy?

Blame your holiday food coma on the trimmings, not the bird.


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...

11 Health Benefits of Brussels Sprouts

From glowing skin to better gut health, the health benefits of Brussels sprouts make this vegetable worth eating.


5 Myths About Nutrition for Seniors that You Probably Still Believe

Get the lowdown on low-sodium diets, carbs and protein, supplemental shakes and more.


12 Healthy High-Fat Foods You Should Be Eating More Often

Good-for-you fats include monounsaturated fats and omega-3 fats—and certain high-fat foods are considered beneficial because of the vitamins, minerals and...


The Healthy, Homemade Creamer Recipe This Nutritionist Loves

Skip the highly processed and sugar-laden creamers by making homemade creamer instead. Your coffee will be chock-full of flavour and...


6 High-Calorie Foods You Should Be Eating

These foods come with more calories, more nutrients and more health benefits.


If You Eat This Food, You Could Reduce Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer by 17 Per Cent

If you need an excuse to chow down on carbs, you're in luck. A report from global cancer researchers suggests...