Foods for Health

14 Best And Worst Things You Can Put In Your Mouth

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 04.03.2014 | Canada Living

When it comes to healthy teeth, we're all familiar with the basics: brush two times a day, try to floss at least once a day and visit your dentist for...

Superfood Confused? 12 Goji Berry Facts You Need To Know

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 03.28.2014 | Canada Living

Even though goji berries date back to the early days of Chinese medicine, people (including celebrities like Madonna and Miranda Kerr) can't seem to s...

14 Things You Didn't Know About Amaranth

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 03.26.2014 | Canada Living

It’s getting hard to keep track of the super grains, we know, but we promise, amaranth is worth learning about. This tiny-but-powerful food has some...

10 Reasons To Add Cinnamon To Almost Anything

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.13.2014 | Canada Living

Every time you sprinkle cinnamon on your coffee, you're doing your body a healthy favour. The spice, which is found in virtually every coffee shop ...

Why Eating Healthy Is Good For Your Noggin

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 03.12.2014 | Canada Living

Eating right in midlife may prevent dementia later on, according to a new doctoral thesis published by the University of Eastern Finland. Results indi...

10 Fat Burning Foods For Weight Loss

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada Living

Eat to lose weight? Sounds too good to be true. However, some research shows that certain foods may have a fat-burning effect in the body. "Some [f...

11 Green Smoothies That Will Make Breakfast 10 Times Better

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.20.2014 | Canada Living

If you get queasy at the sight of people drinking green smoothies, we're so sorry, but we're about to convert you to the green side. Not only are ...

12 In-Case-Of-Emergency Foods To Keep On Hand

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.24.2014 | Canada Living

Winter has been a season of extreme weather, with ice storms and blizzards shutting down many people's power (in some cases, for more than a week). ...

Keep Calm, And Eat These Foods For Stress Relief

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

Running out to the store to grab a bag of chips and ice cream might be your first instinct when you're feeling stressed, but have you ever considered ...

Lifting Up That Fork? Not So Fast ...

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

One way to eat less is to simply slow down, a new U.S. study suggests. Eating your meals more slowly may help you consume fewer calories while also fe...

Naughty And Nice Holiday Foods

Everyday Health | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

Regina Boyle Wheeler; Medically reviewed by Niya Jones, MD, MPH Consider this: The average American puts on about a pound between Thanksgiving ...

What A No-Grain Diet Looks Like

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 11.20.2013 | Canada Living

Every time you tuck into a bowl of cereal or plate of pasta, you’re killing your brain. That’s the dramatic diagnosis of a U.S. neurologist whose ...

Mom Charged $10 For Not Providing Ritz Crackers In Lunch

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.20.2013 | Canada Living

Getting the right items into your kid's lunchbox can be stressful enough, without having to worry that you may end up with a fine for your choices. ...

10 Healthy Foods That Are Orange

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.18.2013 | Canada Living

If you're a sucker for all things healthy and orange, you're probably already doing your body a huge favour. If you're not, it's time to start eating ...

Yogurt Options Leaving You Confused? We Can Help

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Living

Walking down the dairy aisle at a grocery store can be overwhelming, with yogurt available in what seems to be every flavour, package colour and size ...

5 Ways To Incorporate Fermented Foods Into Your Life

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.11.2013 | Canada Living

There was a time when all those mysterious jars full of colourful vegetables in your grandparents' basement were enough to inspire a week's worth of n...

Why Some 'Healthy' Cooking Oils Can Be Bad For You

CP | Helen Branswell, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

TORONTO - Health Canada should rescind the permission it granted to manufacturers of some cooking oils to put health claims on their product labels, a...

10 Foods To Eat For The Rest Of Your Life

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living

Sometimes you don't have to go far to find the fountain of youth. If you really want to feel younger and fight disease, consider looking no farther th...

10 Reasons To Add Chia To Your Diet

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living

Ch-ch-ch-chia! The fuzzy green novelty items may be the first thing you think of when you hear the word chia, but these tiny superfood seeds are the r...

Kombucha: The New Wonder Drink?

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living

Kombucha is a fizzy, fermented beverage made from tea that is refreshing (especially as the weather heats up) but also great for you. The drink is ess...

34 Ways To Eat Crazy, Sexy, Cool Kale

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living

So when did kale become even cooler than cucumbers? It's been called the superhero of veggies, the new beef, the queen of greens, and even — serious...

9 Trans Fat-Laden Foods to Avoid

Everyday Health | Wyatt Myers | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living

By: Wyatt Myers, Everyday Health When it comes to foods that cause high cholesterol, saturated fats used to be seen as public enemy number one...

11 Of The WORST Foods For Your Teeth

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living

A cold can of pop may satisfy your thirst on a hot day, but it isn't doing any favours for your teeth. We all know certain foods (especially sugar...

9 Benefits Of Goji Berry Smoothies

The Skiny | Marisa Falconi | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living

By: Marisa Falconi, The Skiny Besides wearing sunscreen, nourishing your skin from the inside out with nutrient-rich foods can help ward off the ...

15 Foods That Do And Don't Expire

The Huffington Post Canada | Annette Bourdeau | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Living

If you let expiration dates dictate how long you keep your food, you're probably wasting a big chunk of your grocery budget. “People definitely w...