Foods for Health

7 Ways Your Office Is Ruining Your Diet

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 03.03.2015 | Canada Living

It's been a long slog through winter and your diet is probably proof of that. After all, it's hard to get inspired by the less-than-delicious produce ...

8 Healthy Reasons To Eat (And Drink) Tart Cherries

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.27.2015 | Canada Living

During the Olympics, plenty of athletes talked about turning to tart cherry juice to enhance their performances, but it turns out, you don't need to b...

Surprising Foods Used To Heal Sore Throats, Get Curly Hair And More

The Huffington Post Canada | Abbey Sharp R.D. | Posted 02.24.2015 | Canada Living

Flu, bruise, nosebleed, or boils — it doesn’t matter what ails you, friends and family all have their passed down opinions on the natural home rem...

11 Things None Of Us Should Be Eating Before Bed

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.23.2015 | Canada Living

It's always a terrible idea to eat a bunch of junk food before bed, and even if one cookie seems harmless, it could be doing some serious damage to th...

13 Healthy Ways To Get More Vitamin B

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 02.13.2015 | Canada Living

When you think about adding B vitamins into your diet, you may assume there's only one way to do it, but in fact, there's at least eight. B1 (thiam...

A Glass Of Red Wine Is Probably What You Need Right Now

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 02.10.2015 | Canada Living

Red wine or even the juice from red grapes could induce fat burning when consumed in moderation, according to a new study at Oregon State University i...

Eating More Fish Is Worth The Risk

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 02.06.2015 | Canada Living

You know fish is good for you, but you might not be familiar with the specifics, so let's go over them. It's high in protein, calcium, iron, potassium...

13 Healthy Foods To Eat When You Can't Poop

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 01.29.2015 | Canada Living

Constipation is absolutely awful. It's painful, uncomfortable and it really makes you wonder where all that poop is sitting in your body. Constipa...

12 Ways To Get Vitamin C (Not Just Oranges, People!)

The Huffington Post Canada | Arti Patel | Posted 01.22.2015 | Canada Living

Your idea of getting a "good amount" of vitamin C may just be eating an orange and drinking a glass of juice — or at least, this is what you've been...

Will Supplements Really Boost Your Energy?

The Huffington Post Canada | Amy Legate-Wolfe | Posted 01.22.2015 | Canada Living

We’ll do just about anything for energy, and the promise of a pill or drink that will give you that boost you crave seems like great news for many p...

Now! Even More Reasons To Drink Green Tea

The Huffington Post Canada | Amy Legate-Wolfe | Posted 01.20.2015 | Canada Living

If you aren't drinking green tea yet, this is your year to start. New studies have revealed more reasons why green tea is such a "hot" item. It ha...

The 8 Biggest "Healthy" Food Hoaxes of All Time

Abby Langer | Posted 01.05.2015 | Canada Living
Abby Langer

There will always be some people who are tricked into thinking that the foods below are actually healthy. Little do they know that these foods are the biggest food hoaxes of all time. These are the classic "good for you" foods that are really NOT good for you.

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

CBC | Posted 02.15.2015 | 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...