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 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 from these fresh fruits and vegetables.

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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How to Pick the Best Fresh Fruit

Savvy shopping advice that'll stretch your grocery budget—and cut down on food waste.


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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How to Buy the Best Eggs

Learn how to crack the marketing lingo and find the healthiest, freshest eggs on the market.

The Real Difference Between Herbs and Spices

Although we rely on both as seasonings to add flavour to food, there are key distinctions in how they're stored...


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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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14 Foods Everyone Over 50 Should Probably Be Eating

Nutrition requires a little extra attention as you get older—in part because disease risk increases with age, as does the...


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12 Easy Ways to Get More Fibre in Your Diet

You may have heard that you should get more fibre in your diet. But what exactly is fibre and why...


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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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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Just How Healthy is Milk, Anyway?

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


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10 Foods That Are Okay to Eat Before Bed

Feeling hungry at night? Choosing the right foods to eat before bed can help your body relax and give you...


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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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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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These Are The 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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This Is The Only Way You Should Be Organizing Your Fridge

Follow these simple fridge-organizing tips to extend the life of your groceries and make cooking a total breeze.


Expiration Dates You Should Never Ignore

Here's how long you can expect these groceries to last before running the risk of food-borne illness.


10 Simple Tricks to Cut Calories—Without Sacrificing Taste

Enjoy the full flavour of your favourite treats with a significant reduction in calories.


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...

The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Grocery Shopping

Find yourself spending a lot and coming home with less food than you expected? Learn to buy the most nutritious...


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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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6 Surprising Health Benefits of Chia Seeds

They may be tiny, but these ancient seeds are packed with nutritional 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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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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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...