7 myths and truths about food

If you've sworn off some of your favourite foods for fear that they're harming your health, take heart'research shows that...


5 reasons to eat more tropical fruit

Load up on vitamins, minerals and the spirit of warm southern climates with these luscious tropical fruits


The benefits of alfalfa

Loved for its texture and taste, alfalfa is also packed with nutrients. But what about its herbal powers? Scientists are...


Are artificial sweeteners really safe?

Sugar alternatives are everywhere'but are they healthy, and do they actually help you lose weight?


Are you eating too much sugar?

Canada's Food Guide advises limiting your consumption of food and beverages that are high in sugar. Find out why cutting...


Foods with less sugar

It may surprise you to know how much of the sweet stuff is in some common grocery products. Here are...


4 essential foods to keep you healthy

Four versatile produce powerhouses'kale, sweet potato, spinach and strawberries'boast outstanding health benefits (and great taste) that will put you on...


Are health drinks really healthy?

Health drinks'blends of juice, water and other flavourings with added nutrients'are a hot trend. But are they really good for...

5 Incredible Health Benefits of Eating Cherries

Fresh, canned or frozen, this flavourful stone fruit is great for your health. Find out why you should make cherries...


Are fortified foods worth the price?

Fortified foods have taken over supermarket shelves, adding confusion'and cost'to our grocery shopping. But are they really good for us?


How sage can help your health

Move this healthy herb to your medicine cabinet'sage is not just for cooking anymore


Antioxidants and your health

Learn what antioxidants are, how they help you stay healthy and how to get more into your diet


School nutrition: Are we failing Canada’s kids?

In many provinces, vending machines are still doling out chips and pop to students. Without national nutrition standards, that won't...


Prevent cancer with good nutrition

You can reduce your risk of getting cancer by choosing the right foods'here's how


Eat avocados, get healthy

They're nutrient-dense, versatile and delicious'add healthy avocados to your diet today


6 reasons to eat more apples

Picked more apples than you can chew and need some motivation? These six reasons to eat apples will help get...

5 reasons to eat more tomatoes

There may be debate whether a tomato's a fruit or a vegetable, but there's no question that tomatoes are delicious'and...


The facts about omega-3s

Make your body a well-oiled machine with heart-healthy, brain-boosting omega-3s


Foods that boost fertility

Boost your chances of conception with foods like whole grains, healthy fats, vegetables and more


Vitamins and minerals 101

Everything you need to know about dietary supplements


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Green tea battles bugs

Green tea can make antibiotics up to three times more effective in fighting antibiotic superbugs, according to research presented at

Five disease-fighting foods

Give your eyes, heart and overall health a boost with these smart picks


Trans fat 101

Get the facts on trans fats


Hey Canada, let’s ban trans fats

Why voluntary trans fat reductions alone likely won't prevent thousands of unnecessary deaths


Down with trans fats!

Want trans fats out of your food? Here's an easy way to make your opinion heard


The spices of life

Enjoy a health and flavour boost with herbs and spices