Healthy Foods

How To Eat Healthy And Enjoy Food That Tastes Pretty Damn Good

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.14.2014 | Canada Living

Researchers at Vanderbilt University in the U.S. have discovered what they call a "taste-health balance point" in a series of experiments, suggesting ...

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...

Oh Canada! 5 Superfoods That Are Uniquely Canadian

Lynsey Walker | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Living
Lynsey Walker

Oh Canada! While we may be known for some of our more decadent fare, like poutine and butter tarts, we are actually home to some of the world's greatest superfoods that can help keep up healthy all summer long! So even if this weekend may be more about BBQ and dockside beers, try including some of these healthy eats.

Why That Kale Salad Won't Help You Lose Weight

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 06.26.2014 | Canada Living

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have found that increasing fruit and vegetable intake does not lead to weight loss, despite dec...

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. ...

Five Reasons Why You're Not Losing Weight

Abby Langer | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada Living
Abby Langer

1. You're Eating Too Much, Healthy or Not My dad once told me: you can gain weight if you eat too much -- even if you eat too many carrots. What he me...

A Plea for More Tempeh

Giselle Wedemire | Posted 06.01.2014 | Canada Alberta
Giselle Wedemire

I propose tempeh fans everywhere band together and ask their local, big-box grocery stores to stock more of this magical product so we can make shopping for tempeh (and appeasing smug vegan cookbook authors everywhere) easier for us all.

You Can't Get Healthy Without Planning Your Meals

Jordan Cieciwa | Posted 05.24.2014 | Canada Living
Jordan Cieciwa

Stop me if this sounds familiar. Wake up in the morning, late. Grab a coffee and a bagel (they're healthy, right?). Run out the door, get to work. Surprise meeting at 11:30, work through lunch. Decide a salad is the healthy option, but it's a Cesar salad. You had intended to be active during lunch, but because of the meeting, you won't be...

5 Healthy Snacks To Help You Fight Fatigue

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 02.03.2014 | Canada Living

Efforts to slim down are almost always accompanied by a few moments of weakness, most of which are brought on by fatigue or frustration in the early s...

5 Foods You Have To Eat For Weight Loss

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 01.27.2014 | Canada Living

Of course, there is no such thing as a miracle food, and losing weight is only possible through a change in overall diet and exercise. Nonetheless, th...

Pack It: 5 Ways To Eat Your Vegetables At Work

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

In our new weekly feature Pack It, we offer readers five tasty, healthy and inexpensive snacks for the office, your commute or just those days when yo...

Snack Better: Mini Meals Packed With Fibre

Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living

Getting your daily recommended fibre intake doesn’t have to be the medieval torture event that you’re probably picturing right now. There is a bal...

The Main Ingredients III Introduction: Holiday Meals

Christine Cushing | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada Living
Christine Cushing

The holidays have always been special for me and I have to admit I have gone to great lengths to create that Christmas spirit. My selection of ingredients for this wintery time of year is still very colourful and nutritious and I'm excited to see what we're all going to build using them.

Can $1.50 Make You Healthier?

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Living

A diet of the healthiest food costs about $1.50 more per person per day than the least healthiest, according to a survey of 10 wealthy and middle-inco...

The Main Ingredients: Holiday Brunch (Chef's Meal)

Christine Cushing | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada Living
Christine Cushing

For my first dish of the Holiday Edition of the Main Ingredients, I'm going with a crowd-pleasing egg dish that is nutritionally balanced but also looks very festive. For brunch, eggs are still king. They are so versatile and have few nutritional equivalents. But since vegetables are usually lacking in most brunch options, I'm adding some fresh cooked pieces of rapini right into the frittata.

The Fibre Quota: Eating Fibre, Not Just Because It's Trendy

Posted 11.25.2013 | Canada Living

You don’t have to be living in a retirement community in Florida to appreciate the benefits of fibre. Besides (ahem) keeping you regular, fibre also...

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 ...

20 Ugly Foods That Taste Good

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

The next time you encounter slimy, hairy and larva-like food, you may want to give it a second look. As much as we love gawking at gorgeous food p...

VIDEO: Top Healthy Foods and Meals for the Hungry Traveller

Meghan Telpner | Posted 10.27.2013 | Canada Living
Meghan Telpner

The trickiest time to stay on track with your diet is when you're travelling away from the nest. Whether you're going for an overnight stay at your Costco-loving friend's house, on a business trip, or a week's adventure with your family, what you eat will dictate how you feel during this time. I offer you my top foods for travel and how to turn them into a meal.

5 Foods For Better Skin

The Skiny | Posted 07.31.2013 | Canada Living

By The Skiny You are what you eat. Was mom right all along? Science says so. A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition in 20...

11 Best Fruits To Eat All Summer Long

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

The epitome of summertime may be sitting at a beach with an ice-cold beer, but the more time we spend under the sun, the more we should spend thinking...

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...

15 Healthy Spring Foods We Can't Wait For

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

There are so many reasons we love spring. Besides putting away the parkas and getting pedicures, we also look forward to some of our favourite local p...

13 Common Claims About Healthy Foods

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

If an apple a day can keep the doctor away, can a plate of meat do the same? We all know what kinds of foods we should eating daily — mix in frui...

Holy Cow! Restaurant Burgers Loaded With Salt

CP | Lois Abraham, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.29.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - A hamburger or stir fry from a chain restaurant may contain the total daily recommended amount of sodium Canadians should consume, suggests ...