Foods for Health

What To Eat And What To Avoid When You Have The Runs

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada Living

It's the most uncomfortable thing that can happen at a party, and the bane of every traveller's journey: diarrhea. With food poisoning common durin...

WATCH: The Ugly Foods We Can't Stop Eating

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.22.2014 | Canada Living

Our eyes may often be bigger than our stomachs, but that doesn't mean that what we see will always make us want to take a big bite. var src_url="h...

Yes, Salad Is Your Pal: 15 Ways You Can Actually Get Full

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 07.18.2014 | Canada Living

Long relegated to being a side dish that doesn't fill you up, salads are actually a great choice for meals if you know how to build them properly. ...

10 Of The Best (And Worst) Store-Bought Breads, Ranked

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 07.21.2014 | Canada Living

It's the best friend of PB&J, the reason you're often full before a meal and the must-have carb option if you're stuck on a deserted island. Bread: it...

WATCH: This Makes Us Want To Go Eat A Disfigured Eggplant

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.18.2014 | Canada Living

It's well-known that billions of dollars of food is wasted each year by Canadians, and a big part of that number comes from stores discarding produce ...

16 Of The Healthiest Sour And Bitter Foods

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 07.10.2014 | Canada Living

They may make your face scrunch up like a prune, but sour and bitter foods have a lot to offer for your health. "There are definitely no cons to c...

20 Foods We Hated As Kids But Love As Grown Ups

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 07.08.2014 | Canada Living

Fact: the foods that made you squirm as a child make you light up as an adult. If you were a picky eater growing up, we all know (well, hope anywa...

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This Is How Nutrition Experts Think Canadians Should Be Eating

HuffingtonPost.com | Arti Patel | Posted 06.27.2014 | Canada Living

Canada's Food Guide has been around since 1942. The very first edition, which was a chart of rules, had a small list of "health protective foo...

Curry Could Be The Gateway To Less Expensive Blood Pressure Drugs

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 06.27.2014 | Canada Living

Indian medical researchers say they have successfully tested a blend of curry spices that lower blood pressure in lab rats, raising hopes for a natura...

16 Foods With The Most And Least Amounts Of Protein

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.27.2014 | Canada Living

From building muscles to stronger nails, the consumption of protein on a daily basis is crucial. And while we all know meat, fish and legumes are the ...

Should You Wash An Avocado Before You Eat It?

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.03.2014 | Canada Living

Serious question: Does produce with thick and hard skin need to be washed? We may sometimes forget to wash our fruits and veggies before consumptio...

The Healthiest Alternatives To Sugar

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.18.2014 | Canada Living

If you think you're addicted to the white stuff, finding the healthiest alternative to sugar means taking a trip to a local health food store. Yes...

41 Of The Healthiest Fruits And Veggies Ranked (Kale Isn't #1)

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.10.2014 | Canada Living

We may be head over heels for superfoods like kale and cauliflower, but as it turns out, there's a new winner in town when it comes to nutrients. ...

Vinegar Just Got More Cool Points

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 05.26.2014 | Canada Living

Between the balsamic, sherry and red wine vinegars on our salads and the alcohol vinegars in our cleaning products, the applications for the acidic li...

Such Fun Guys -- Why Mushrooms Are The Freaking Best

CP | Susan Greer, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.12.2014 | Canada Living

LONDON, Ont. - Of the roughly 8,000 kinds of mushrooms that grow in Canada, only a handful are carried in most grocery stores.Just seven species — w...

35 Foods Filled With Iron

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.18.2014 | Canada Living

There are many reasons why people may be seeking to add more iron into their diets, not least of which because it's something we all need every day to...

27 Of The Dirtiest And Cleanest Foods We Eat

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 05.08.2014 | Canada Living

For the fourth year in a row, apples have topped the list of most pesticide-laden produce in the U.S. In the Environmental Working Group’s annual...

10 Things You Should Freaking Love About Cauliflower

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 04.25.2014 | Canada Living

The kale of 2014, the budget-friendly superfood, the most underrated vegetable — whatever you've heard about cauliflower in the past, it's all true....

The Only Chia Pudding Recipes You Will Ever Need

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 06.17.2014 | Canada Living

You've read about chia, and you know why you should add this healthy little seed to your diet. But finding ways to eat this seed on a regular basis ca...

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...