Digestive Health

Fibre: The Secret Ingredient To A Healthy Heart And Wallet

Dr. Peter Jones | Posted 04.15.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Peter Jones

If Canadian adults increased their intake of cereal fibre by just one gram per day, there could be a reduction of health care costs related to cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes by up to $143.2 million per year.

14 Ways To Help Keep Your Gut Happy

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 10.28.2016 | Canada Living

Feeling gassy and bloated is NOT normal.

Add A Little Sunshine To Your Digestive Health With Citrus

Kathy Smart | Posted 04.14.2016 | Canada Living
Kathy Smart

Citrus fruits have long been valued as part of a nutritious and tasty diet. The flavours provided by citrus are among the world's favourites, and not only does it taste good, but it's also good for us! Citrus and citrus products are a rich source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre.

The Prebiotic Potential Of Sorghum For Your Digestive Health

Jane Dummer | Posted 03.03.2016 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

I was first introduced to sorghum during my undergrad at the University of Guelph when we were studying celiac disease; then it popped back into my pantry three years ago. Sorghum is a gluten-free whole grain that has shown prebiotic potential.

Home Workouts Helped This Woman Lose 27 Pounds In 3.5 Months

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 06.16.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Nicole Zacharias Occupation: Physiotherapist and BeachBody Coach City: Calgary Age: 37 By The Numbers: Over 200 pounds at my heaviest car...

How to Cure Your Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Dr. John Dempster | Posted 05.30.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. John Dempster

Optimizing your gut health is always a tremendous objective to help feel, think and look your best. This is where essential nutrients for life are absorbed and waste is removed. Below are my top 5 ways to cure your IBS.

She Set A Goal, Got A Trainer And Dropped 115 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 04.21.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Sarah Courtney Timleck Occupation: Occupational therapist City: Courtice, Ont. Age: 30 By The Numbers: Total weight loss of 115 pounds. ...

Five Steps to Better Digestive Health

Jane Dummer | Posted 06.20.2015 | Canada Living
Jane Dummer

Spring is the perfect time to refresh and renew with simple steps towards better digestive health. The body constantly requires adaptation in response to related periods of life, the change of seasons, as well as everyday environmental and lifestyle factors. I'm thrilled to share with you my top five steps to refresh and renew your digestive system this spring season.

She Avoided Eating 'White Foods' And Dropped 81 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 04.07.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Lynn Manchul Davey Occupation: Investment advisor City: Orangeville, Ont. Age: 56 By The Numbers: 210 pounds at my heaviest, currently 1...

Last Year He Went Vegan And Quit Alcohol. Today He's 186 Pounds Lighter

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.24.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Stephen Daniel Lewis Occupation: Musician City: Fredericton N.B. Age: 26 By The Numbers: 432 pounds at my heaviest, currently 246 pounds,...

When Nobody Thought She Could Do It, This Determined Woman Lost 110 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Gabriela Porcina Occupation: Caregiver City: Surrey, B.C. Age: 52 Height: 5'3" By The Numbers: 220 pounds at my heaviest, currently 110 ...

Battling PTSD, This Woman Made The Gym Her Anti-Depressant

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.10.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Ellierose O’Rourke Occupation: Nurse City: St. John’s, N.L. Height: 4'11" By The Numbers: 177 pounds at my heaviest, currently 112 p...

From 275 Pounds To A Lean, Mean Body Building Machine

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.10.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Zoe Pineau, nail technician and fitness instructor Age: 31 City: Stratford, P.E.I. By The Numbers: 275 pounds at my heaviest, currently 1...

A New Friend And An Amazing Boot Camp Helped Sindhu Lose Over 50 Pounds

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Prestwich | Posted 01.13.2015 | Canada Living

Who: Sindhu Suppiah, financial analyst Age: 26 City: Markham, Ont. Heaviest weight: 210 pounds Current weight: 159 pounds Total weight...

Weight Loss Surgery Was Just The Beginning Of Dawn's Journey

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 12.16.2014 | Canada Living

Who: Dawn Barnable, Realtor Age: 44 City: Trenton, Ont. By The Numbers: 284 pounds at my heaviest, currently 160 pounds (though 140 pounds at m...

After Losing 51 Pounds, This Man Isn't Giving Up

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.18.2014 | Canada Living

Who: Mitchell Shannon Age: 23 City: Oshawa, Ont. By The Numbers: 242 at my heaviest, currently 191 for a total loss of 51 pounds. I am also 18 ...

10 Of The Best (And Worst) Flavoured Breads

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.08.2014 | Canada Living

We may all think we know that brown bread is generally healthier than white, but when it comes down to the specifics, it's the ingredients that count....

Turns Out Milk Might Not Do The Body Good At All

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 10.31.2014 | Canada Living

Drink lots of milk to strengthen your bones and boost your health, doctors say. But a study in The BMJ medical journal Wednesday said Swedes with a...

Lately, We're Obsessing Over Pomegranates

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.26.2014 | Canada Living

WHAT WE'RE COOKING THIS WEEK: Pomegranate They may be messy and a bit of pain to take apart, but pomegranates are worth the work. While they may b...

LOOK: 15 Things To Know About Your Pee

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.22.2014 | Canada Living

We pee every day and rarely think too much about it. But urinating is a pretty vital function. You need to pee not only so your body can get rid o...

Teen's Drastic New Look After Losing 13% Of His Body Fat

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada Living

Who: Andy Mazzucco Age: 16 City: Vaughan, Ont. By The Numbers: 203 at my heaviest, currently 170 pounds of lean muscle for a total weight loss o...

Potato Milk (Yes, Potato Milk) And 6 Other Milk Alternatives

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.17.2014 | Canada Living

For anyone who is lactose intolerant, this four-letter word may make shudder. But luckily for you (and the vegans in the house), there are several dai...

6 New Superfoods That Are Having A Moment

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.21.2014 | Canada Living

By now, you probably think you've heard of every single superfood in the book — from common "everyday" veggies like kale and cauliflower to more ex...

10 Options That Will Make You Love Brussels Sprouts

CP | Alison Ladman, The Associated Press | Posted 12.14.2014 | Canada Living

Not so long ago there really was only one way to eat Brussels sprouts.It involved boiling the sprouts into oblivion. Once they were reduced to near mu...

Unraveling The Mystery Of Natural And Artificial Flavours

CP | Candice Choi, The Associated Press | Posted 12.09.2014 | Canada Living

NEW YORK, N.Y. - They help give Coke its distinctive bite and Doritos its cheesy kick. But the artificial and natural flavours used to rev up the tast...