Healthy Food

9 Fruits to Avoid If You Have Diabetes

You can eat fruits—but some are higher in sugar than health experts would prefer. Here's our quick list of fruits...


How to Keep a Special Diet Balanced

These days, many Canadians are avoiding meat, dairy or gluten. Their challenge: getting the nutrients they need while eliminating the...


9 Amazing Health Benefits of Eggplants

Eggplants, also known as aubergines, have a unique range of health benefits. Follow along to learn more about this glossy...


What Can Happen If You Don’t Wash Your Produce

Not washing produce before you eat it it isn't necessarily a recipe for disaster, but rinsing and scrubbing can help...


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...


10 Health Benefits of Beets That You Need to Know

Take advantage of beets' health benefits to detox your body, maintain a healthy weight, boost energy and more.


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...


Is Coconut Water Good for You?

Considering jumping on the coconut water bandwagon? This is what it can—and can't—do for your body.

10 Foods That Can Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer

Colon cancer rates are rising, and the disease is striking adults at a younger age. But risk factors like weight...


16 Low-Carb Food Swaps You’ll Wish You’d Known About Sooner

Prepare to have your mind blown. These low-carb food swaps cut the carbs, not the flavour!


Sea Salt vs. Table Salt: Which One Is Better for You?

You may have heard that the minerals in sea salt make it healthy, but is that true?


What Is Jackfruit and Why Is It the New Meat Replacement?

If you don't know jack about jackfruit, pay attention, because you're about to meet your new protein substitute.


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.


The Secret Ingredients You Need for the Mediterranean Diet

Discover the secret weapon for a successful Mediterranean diet.


Chocolate Can Fight Coughs Better Than Some Cold Medicine—Here’s Why

Forget honey and lemon. You may be able to cure your cough with chocolate!


Is MSG Bad For You? The Latest Research Might Surprise You

You've heard of MSG (and might even steer clear), but what is it and why does it have such a...

7 Reasons Why Oatmeal Should Be Your Favourite Superfood

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


9 Foods That Fight Cellulite—and 4 That Make It Worse

Foods that increase hydration, boost antioxidants, and flush toxins may reduce cellulite. Here's what to eat and what to avoid.


This is What Neve Campbell Wants You to Know About Child Hunger in Canada

Canadian actress Neve Campbell is allying with the Breakfast Club of Canada in an ambitious new campaign to feed hungry...


Whole Wheat vs. Whole Grain Bread: What’s the Difference?

Before tossing a loaf of bread in your shopping cart, make sure you've picked the healthiest option. We break down...


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23 Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

Consuming less sodium may be important to help slash blood pressure levels, but eating more of these foods is good...

How to Gain Weight: 13 Foods to Help You Add Pounds if You’re Underweight

If you're underweight—or are dropping pounds for no clear reason—your first stop should be a doctor’s office. If you get...


10 Healing Herbs and Spices

Dozens of healing herbs and spices contain useful plant compounds, but these 10 pack some of the biggest health benefits.


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Is Milk Good For You?

Long considered Mother Nature’s perfect food, milk's health benefits are now coming into question.


13 Ways to Get the Most Out of Farmers’ Markets Year-Round

Farmers' markets can offer fresh, local produce and tasty artisanal fare. Here's what you need to know before filling your...


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.


This One Food Can Help You Fall Asleep—and Boost Your IQ

Adding this one healthy and delicious food to your diet can help you fall asleep, and it may actually boost...