Foods for Health

Canadian Meals Are WAY Saltier Than U.S., Study Finds

CBC | Posted 12.17.2014 | Canada Living

Sodium levels in most foods served at chain restaurants in Canada have stayed the same over three years, say nutrition researchers who call for govern...

All The Sugar In 11 Of Your Favourite Seasonal Drinks -- Ranked

The Huffington Post CanadaA | Arti Patel | Posted 12.12.2014 | Canada Living

It's the time of the year when you're more likely to walk into a chain coffee shop and buy yourself a hot drink. And when you start seeing signs for s...

4 Foods To Stock Up On For Flu Season

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 12.04.2014 | Canada Living

You've been wrapping your neck in scarves for a month, plugging in the humidifier at night and even got your flu shot — and yet you still haven't be...

10 'Healthy' Grocery Store Items That Aren't Actually Healthy

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.28.2014 | Canada Living

We're sorry to have to tell you this, but your loaf of 100 per cent whole wheat bread and so-called freshly squeezed bottled fruit juice have to go. ...

12 Vitamin D Foods For The Dark Days Ahead

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.20.2014 | Canada Living

As we head into a dark and cold winter (for some of us, it feels like it's already here), we'll start missing out not only on the sunshine, but also t...

You Won't Lack Vitamin A If You Eat These 16 Foods

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.13.2014 | Canada Living

You've already been told vitamin A is great for the eyes, immune system, bones and teeth, but there's so much more to this powerful compound. Firs...

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....

If You're Going To Eat Before Bed, Aim For These 13 Snacks

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada Living

If midnight snacking is a common occurrence in your household, make sure you're eating the right foods. We may all get tempted to have a carbalicio...

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...

8 Thanksgiving Turkey Leftover Recipes

The Huffington Post Canada | Joanna Adams | Posted 10.13.2014 | Canada Living

Happy Thanksgiving! After sitting down for your favourite festive fall meal, you may find yourself overwhelmed by a large amount of turkey leftove...

20 Herbs And Spices That Will Literally Spice Up Your Life

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.09.2014 | Canada Living

Herbs and spices are used to naturally enhance the flavours of everyday dishes we love, but when it comes to knowing which spice or herb to use, you d...

Hangry At Work? You Need These Healthy Office Snacks

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.10.2014 | Canada Living

You may be the type of person who routinely hits an afternoon slump at work and can only think about coffee or chocolate (or both). And when that happ...

10 Seeds We Should All Be Eating Regularly

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 10.03.2014 | Canada Living

Seeds are often an afterthought: they make up toppings for muffins or buns and are often salty or spicy snacks. But it's about time we start seeing se...

Fight Acne With.. Grapes?

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 10.02.2014 | Canada Living

After heart and dental health, a team of U.S. scientists has found that a compound found in grapes and red wine could also play a role in fighting acn...

'Healthy' Cereals Ranked By How Much Sugar They Have

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 10.01.2014 | Canada Living

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but if you're eating a sugary bowl of cereal, is it really worth it? Cereals made with chocola...

11 Benefits Of Ghee (Or Clarified Butter)

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 09.26.2014 | Canada Living

It looks like butter, it's made with butter, it kind of smells like butter, so how healthy can ghee really be? Ghee, or commonly referred to as cla...

14 Delicious (And Healthy) Ways To Cook With Chia Seeds

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Living

It somehow seems easier to eat healthier in the summer. You’re surrounded by fresh fruits and veggies, and it’s way too hot to consider baking any...

No Nuts, No Problem

www.kitchendaily.ca | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada Living

I grew up eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, or "PB&J" as my friends used to refer to it. As a young adult I still considered PB&J as a comfor...

Egg Replacement Made Easy

www.kitchendaily.ca | Posted 09.18.2014 | Canada Living

Egg allergies are quite common in children, and can be out grown by the age of three. For some, however, egg allergies can be a very serious, life-lon...

The Best Oils For Baking

www.kitchendaily.ca | Posted 09.17.2014 | Canada Living

When you're baking cakes and brownies and the recipe directions tell you to add oil, which one do you reach for? Vegetable oil, canola oil and corn oi...

This Vegetable Can Curb Stubborn Cravings

www.kitchendaily.ca | Posted 09.17.2014 | Canada Living

There's yet another reason to pack spinach in your diet. A recent study published by the journal Appetite, found that consuming a drink with spinac...

9 Brain-boosting Foods For Back-to-school Meals

www.kitchendaily.ca | Posted 09.16.2014 | Canada Living

When asked how they boost memory and promote healthy brain function, most people will tell you that they get plenty of sleep, exercise regularly, list...

5 Foods A Nutritionist Won't Eat

www.kitchendaily.ca | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada Living

A big part of my job involves diving daily into the latest research on food. Although the internet, TV and magazines have given people the tools to be...

How To Clean Your Fridge And Keep It That Way

www.kitchendaily.ca | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada Living

Cleaning your fridge is one of the most dreadful chores. It involves discovering old, mouldy food, guiltily throwing out leftovers, and lots of scrubb...

Stick With It!

www.kitchendaily.ca | Posted 09.15.2014 | Canada Living

Does your infant spit out vegetables and fruits every time you try to opt for a healthier meal for them? Well, as frustrating as it is, it's worth ...