JJFarquitectos via Getty Images
Between news stories and Netflix documentaries each claiming some kind of food group is the devil, here's where to focus your attention.
alexskopje via Getty Images
Partially hydrogenated oils are used in pastries, packaged goods to extend shelf life.
Imagesbybarbara via Getty Images
Part of the problem is that when there are so many bureaucrats, we get a phenomenon referred to as "circling back."
Tetra Images via Getty Images
The ingredients list on a food label is required by Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to be listed on most packaged Canadian food products that contain more than one ingredient. Understanding the ingredients list can help you look for specific ingredients that you want or don't want because of allergy or intolerance, compare products, and make healthier food choices.
a_namenko via Getty Images
Have you ever looked at the nutrition labels on a food product and wondered how to make sense of the information? If so, you're not alone! Food labels contain a lot of information, and it can be confusing to consumers.
97 via Getty Images
Fats still get a bad rap. It's time to change that.
Getty Images/Flickr RF
Additives are chemical substances that are added to foods during preparation or storage in order to enhance presentation, taste, and shelf stability. Many additives have been critical for times of low food supplies, in places where crops don't thrive and when weather limits growth.
Eating well doesn't require deprivation. Armed with little understanding of what foods (and food-like substances) you should avoid will be a huge part of guaranteeing you will not become one of those statistics in my waiting room. Here are my top 10 offenders when it comes to foods to avoid.
Partially hydrogenated oils, known as trans fats, are not safe to eat and must be removed from the food supply in the next three years, US regulators said Tuesday. The announcement by the US Food and...
When you're sautéing, stir-frying, baking, grilling and making salad dressings, have you ever wondered what cooking oil is best? You're not alone. One of the best decisions you can make in the kitchen is which cooking oil to use.
The large number of pollutants we encounter every day complicates the body's detoxification efforts, which in turn leaves the body more vulnerable to illnesses and disease, not to mention hormonal imbalances. While you may have the perfect detox diet and supplements already lined up, by integrating these four steps you will ensure a more successful fall cleaning.
By: Wyatt Myers, Everyday Health When it comes to foods that cause high cholesterol, saturated fats used to be seen as public enemy number one. We now know that trans fats — fats formed by adding hyd...
Health Minister Leona Aglukkaq is standing firm Tuesday on taking a voluntary approach with the food industry on trans fat, even though newly released documents show her department was ready to impose...