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.

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...


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.


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!


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.

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...


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...


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...


13 Foods You Should Never, Ever Eat Raw

You know to avoid raw meat and eggs. But there are plenty of other foods that you definitely want to...

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...


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...


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This Is the Percent of Vegetarians and Vegans That Go Back to Meat

Going vegetarian or vegan requires a lot of hard work, especially if you grew up eating meat. And for most...


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10 Powerful Health Benefits of Parsley You Never Knew About

We don't give parsley much thought, but we should: This herb does more than make your plate look pretty. Here...


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7 Power Foods in Your Pantry

No need to spend big bucks on the latest exotic health food. The best foods for your health are the...

6 Foods to Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer's disease often begins with what appears to be simple forgetfulness, but it wreaks much more havoc over time, destroying...


9 Myths About Apple Cider Vinegar You Should Stop Believing Right Now

These apple cider vinegar rumours need debunking.


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This Is What an Appetite for Spicy Foods Says About Your Personality

When you think about it, this actually makes a lot of sense.


5 Tricks to Avoid Extra Holiday Calories

Don't wait until the new year to work off those extra holiday calories. Avoid overeating with these simple and easy-to-follow...


Can Hot Peppers Make You Live Longer? This Study Says Yes!

Good news, spicy food lovers. You may outlive the rest of us.


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This Is Why You Shouldn’t Be Throwing Out Those Banana “Strings”

Before you throw out those weird banana "strings," read this!