Healthy Fats

Oatmeal Raisin Cookie Energy Bites

Carolyn Berry | Posted 10.12.2016 | Canada
Carolyn Berry

The Fall marks back to school and back into that dreaded word (for some) "routine." With a busy schedule, having healthy snacks on hand is a must! The...

What You Need To Know About Dietary Fats

The Huffington Post Canada | Melissa Baker, MHSc, RD | Posted 08.09.2016 | Canada Living

Fats still get a bad rap. It's time to change that.

How To Focus On Healthy This Spring

Rose Reisman | Posted 04.11.2016 | Canada Living
Rose Reisman

The start of spring is a time for renewal, and for most people it inspires a reignited focus on their health and well-being. With rising temperatures and more hours of sunlight, we're more motivated to get moving and focus on getting healthy. Getting back to basics may not sound revolutionary, but simple changes to our diet and exercise routines can make a big difference. Here are four ways that will help you to eat smart and get in shape this spring:

Recipe: Buttermilk Oatmeal Carrot Breakfast Squares

Carolyn Berry | Posted 03.14.2016 | Canada Living
Carolyn Berry

Okay, all of you non-breakfast eaters, you now have no excuse. These buttermilk oatmeal carrot breakfast squares are too easy, delicious and nutritious to pass up. Take half an hour out of your Sunday and make your breakfast for the entire week! Buttermilk creates a tender texture, carrots and applesauce add moisture, and maple syrup and cinnamon add a warm, comforting flavour.

This Is Why We're Afraid Of Carbs And Confused By Fats

Dain Wallis | Posted 02.25.2016 | Canada Living
Dain Wallis

In the span of roughly 50 years, the government and mainstream media condemned dietary fat before making a now near-complete 180. In 2016 butter is no longer bad, and in case you missed the headlines, the U.S. government declared cholesterol no longer "a nutrient of concern for overconsumption" and completely removed it from their dietary guidelines.

16 Foods You Should Eat In 2016

Abby Langer | Posted 01.12.2016 | Canada Living
Abby Langer

I chose each item on the list because it met certain criteria: it has to taste good (not like dirt, ahem heartnuts and acai), it has to be reasonably accessible in most major centres, it should be healthy and or/add something to your overall diet. Some of these items you can make yourself, and some of them are kitchen staples (or should be).

A Handful Of Walnuts Can Help Your Overall Health

AFP Relaxnews | Posted 11.25.2015 | Canada Living

It even lowers your risk of diabetes.

A Fish And Chips Recipe With All Of The Flavour, Less Of The Fat

Carolyn Berry | Posted 08.16.2014 | Canada British Columbia
Carolyn Berry

I love fish and chips just as much as the next person, but I sure don't like the heaviness of a deep fried batter. So the question is, how can we indulge in the texture and flavour that we love with traditional battered fish and chips, but without all of the fat and calories?

Why You Want Thigh Fat Over Belly Fat

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.11.2013 | Canada Living

Wouldn't it be great if fat only went the places we wanted it to go? But in reality, as we well know, squishy fat usually ends up settling in our bell...

Why Some Fats Are Worse Than Others For You

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

As squishy and knotted as we think our guts are, certain foods can keep our digestive systems clean. According to a report in the latest issue of T...