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Nuts: A Healthy Snack Choice
Craving a crunchy snack? Try munching on some nuts for a healthy treat. Whether you...
Bone Up on Salmon
If you're a steak lover who can't imagine a complete meal without meat try this...
Don’t Spoil Your Oil
From brownies to stir-fries, cooking oil is a ubiquitous presence in any dish. Keep this...
The Power of Breakfast
Looks like your mom was right when she labeled breakfast the most important meal of...
When Food is Love
When the holidays arrive, there’s often no way to avoid being stuck in...
Quick ‘n Easy Ways to Eat More Veggies
Eating vegetables is perfect for losing weight, cleaning your arteries, and balancing your blood sugar,...
Feed Your Sweet Tooth on Fruit
You know the drill: for optimal health you're supposed to get four or five servings...
Guide to Grocery Shopping
Find yourself spending a lot and coming home with less food than you expected? Learn...
“Raw” Sugar: A Raw Deal?
Get the dirt on raw sugar. Think processing has ruined the food industry? You may...
Is eating that rare steak worth the risk? Meet six of the leading culprits behind...
Sneaking in Fibre
Fill up on fibre by making minor modifications to your diet. You can get this...
Food Myths Revealed
Think red wine's good for you, and coffee causes cancer? Get the truth about common food falsehoods.
Food Labels Deciphered
Uncover the truth about your fave foods with these clever detective strategies. Learn how to...
Get familiar with this scrumptious staple. This is what you've gotta know about buying, cooking,...
Perfect Portion Size Guide
Most of us underestimate portions and, therefore, calories by at least 25 per cent—meaning...
Soups for the Body with Spice for the Soul
Just about every grandmother has her own special soup recipe for times of sickness. Soups...
Put a Stop to Super-Sized Meals
After sitting down to dinner, it can be hard to stand up. Stop yourself from...
Soy for Beginners
With less saturated fat than meat and healthy doses of fibre, vitamins and minerals, soy...
The Feel-Good Power of Chocolate
"Antioxidant" is the buzzword on every chocolate lover's lips, but beware indulging in...
Pomegranates: 21st Century Superfood
Loaded with vitamins C and B, potassium, folic acid and iron, the pomegranate is a...
Fast Food: Eating on the Run
Fast-food and take-out restaurants are everywhere. You will even find them in hospitals and schools....
Pick the Best Fruits and Berries
Nobody likes biting into an unripe melon, or pulling a case of berries out of...
Lighten Your Fast Food
Our hectic lives are often so busy that we feel we can't get by without...
Foods That Harm, Foods That Heal
North American eating habits have changed over the last few decades.
Ask The Nutritionist
Common Questions about Vitamins and Supplements
Organic Foods: The debate
Should we spend the extra money for organic foods? Experts from each side of the...
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...
Planning Meals with Diabetes
Did you know that at 4 p.m. today, the majority of us still won't...
Shopping for Sweets with Diabetes
Snacking isn't right for everyone who has diabetes, but for some people, especially those...
Choosing Foods Low on the Glycemic Index
What's the difference between mashed potatoes and spaghetti? The potatoes tend to send blood...
Reinventing Lunch for Diabetics
Many of us plan our dinners, but lunch is all too often an afterthought. Like...