Processed Foods

Your Modern-Day Diet Is Robbing You Of Calcium And Healthy Bones

Marc Davis | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada Living
Marc Davis

The biggest culprits for robbing your body of calcium are processed foods, including fast foods and beverages. A majority of them are full of unhealthy levels of sugar and/or salt, as well as excessive calories in most cases. But how exactly do acidic foods and drinks make your bones increasingly porous?

Is Sugar Secretly Killing You?

Lyda Mclallen | Posted 04.02.2017 | Canada Living
Lyda Mclallen

Saying no and depriving yourself of sugar can do more harm than good. By saying no while your body is craving a particular type of food, you're essentially torturing yourself, and it can result in binge eating. The trick is to listen to your body and allow yourself to eat those sweet cravings in moderation. Eating in moderation will prevent you from binge eating later and having a sugar relapse.

Besides Sodium And Fat, This Is Your Body's Other Nightmare

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 05.07.2014 | Canada Living

After sodium and fat content, a new study suggests adding phosphates to the list of unhealthy ingredients to look out for on nutritional labels, after...

Almond Milk & Carrageenan: Stop the Panic!

Melissa Ramos | Posted 06.05.2015 | Canada Living
Melissa Ramos

Finally I had found my non-dairy alternative answer. Until, WAIT, carrageenan, an ingredient found in almond milk tetra-packs, was apparently evil and promoting intestinal damage and even cancer. But before you go crying over almond milk, let me just say this: stop freaking out.

10 Of The Worst Toxic Food Ingredients

Everyday Health | Jillian Michaels | Posted 04.17.2013 | Canada Living

By: Jillian Michaels, Everyday Health Most of us don’t think of the food we eat as poison, but some of the ingredients commonly found in process...

The 10 Processed Foods To Remove From Your Diet Now

Everyday Health | Posted 03.23.2012 | Canada Living

By Madeline Vann, MPH Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III MD, MPH Laden with sugar, preservatives, salt, and fat, these processed foods aren't go...

I Dare You to Define "Processed Foods"

Theresa Albert | Posted 02.01.2012 | Canada Living
Theresa Albert

After watching 60 Minutes with our 16-year-old and seeing that "flavourists" distil and "create" the flavours of packaged foods, our teen made a declaration: "I'm going to try not to eat anything packaged all week!" What I discovered was that she a had different perspective of what a packaged food was.

Food Addiction: What Are We Searching For?

Melissa Ramos | Posted 10.09.2011 | Canada
Melissa Ramos

From heartbreak to frustrations, many of us run to food to fill a void or feed our anger so much so that North America is facing an obesity epidemic -- an addiction to food in its own right. Maybe we can find love and comfort with whole foods.