Healthy Eating Tips

I Won't Apologize For Feeding My Kids Healthy Foods

Erin Silver | Posted 02.02.2017 | Canada Parents
Erin Silver

I want my kids to be healthy and I try my best to feed them thoughtfully and healthfully whenever I can. But at the same time, why should I apologize for limiting junk or even calling unhealthy food junk for that matter? Why is a birthday party, play date or hockey tournament an automatic excuse to stuff a child's face with crap?

13 Ways To Cut Calories Without Cutting Out Food

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 01.23.2017 | Canada Living

You can still have popcorn, just skip the butter.

Say Goodbye To Food Cravings For Good With These Tips

Dr. Allana Polo | Posted 11.25.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Allana Polo

Cravings seem to be a normal part of life for many people. And yet, in my work as a naturopath, cravings often signal an imbalance in the body. The body is literally craving what it most needs. The best scenario for both peaceful living and healthy weight management is that your body seeks only healthy foods.

What Eating Local Reminded Me About Healthy Eating

Lindsay Pleskot | Posted 10.14.2016 | Canada British Columbia
 Lindsay Pleskot

This experience certainly made me slow down a bit and put more thought into where it is I'm getting my food, who I'm supporting and what I'm putting into my body. It is a way to get involved in and share our culture and traditions, and enjoy the love and nourishment that good wholesome foods provide.

Here's How To Eat Healthy While Saving Time And Money

Dr. Alison Chen, ND | Posted 10.14.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Alison Chen, ND

When we prepare our meals at home, including our on-the-go lunches and snacks, we use fruits and vegetables (organic if possible), lean proteins, and healthy grains and fats to control what we put into our bodies and influence our health. Food is our medicine after all!

Try These Tiny Tips And You'll Be Eating Healthier In A Month

The Huffington Post Canada | Melissa Baker, MHSc, RD | Posted 03.02.2016 | Canada Living

March is Nutrition Month! Make small changes each week that will better your health.

8 Healthy Alternatives To Common Comfort Foods

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 12.03.2015 | Canada Living

Stress eaters often feel guilty, ashamed, and physically tired after over indulging.

10 Ways to Cut Your Kid's Salt Intake

Christy Brissette, MSc, RD | Posted 10.22.2016 | Canada Parents
Christy Brissette, MSc, RD

The more kids learn about food, where it comes from and how to prepare it, the more likely they are to be healthy eaters and have a healthy relationship with food. Get kids involved in cooking even if it's as simple as stirring or helping choose ingredients. Kids love to try foods they helped make!

Four Summer Foods Disguised as "Healthy" Choices

Dr. Allana Polo | Posted 07.28.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Allana Polo

There are some hidden dangers you need to know about if weight gain is a concern, if you want to take advantage of summer activities to slim down or if you have health concerns that need to be kept in check. Here are four summer foods, disguised as healthy choices, that may actually be causing you to gain weight.

6 Tricks To Get Your Picky Kids To Try Anything

The Huffington Post Canada | Isabelle Khoo | Posted 06.22.2015 | Canada Parents

If your child prefers candy above anything else, we've got a new strategy for you.

How To Feed A Picky Eater (Without Losing Your Mind)

The Huffington Post Canada | Ceri Marsh | Posted 05.04.2015 | Canada Parents

I know, I know your kid is really picky. Like, his foods can't touch each other or she won't touch anything green, orange or yellow. I know. That's ca...

30 Ways Health Experts Keep Themselves Way Healthier Than Us

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada Living

March marks Nutrition Month and while we're proponents of being healthy any time of the year, we particularly enjoy having an excuse to pick dietitian...

Healthy Grilling Options

Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

Summer's here and that means patios, cold drinks, gelato and many, many barbeques. Why grill? Apart from the joy of being outside in fabulous wea...

Whitewashing With Sugar and Salt

Carol Dombrow | Posted 09.08.2013 | Canada Living
Carol Dombrow

A couple of weeks ago I was in a high-end gourmet food shop. One of the suppliers was doing a food demonstration promoting bottled soup. I am always ...

5 Vegan Ways to Enjoy Quinoa

Charlotte Singmin | Posted 09.03.2013 | Canada
Charlotte Singmin

Quinoa is a nutrient dense, multipurpose food, perhaps most familiarly recognized as an alternative to rice and pasta, but actually incredibly versatile to prepare. Experiment with one or several of these five plant-based ways to enjoy quinoa, and add wonderful health benefits to your diet.

My Kids Are Great Eaters (And Other Lies)

Tracie Wagman | Posted 08.20.2011 | Canada
Tracie Wagman

My family no longer drinks cow's milk. We no longer eat animals. People who know this about us gasp: How do I try to get my kids to eat healthy? Communication.