Diet

4 lower-fat food swaps

Get a healthier diet with three lower-fat food swaps you can find in the grocery store


The 1,800-calorie meal plan

What does 1,800 calories look like? Registered dietitian Sue Mah gives you a sample meal plan


The complete diet makeover

Find out how Cora Coady, winner of our Vichy Best Health Challenge, is getting her nutrition on track with the...


The truth about carbs

How do you know if a low-carb diet will work for you? Here's how to lose weight by eating the...


7 healthier fast-food swaps

Craving fast food? Bypass the salty, high-calorie menu options for these healthier fast-food swaps


11 Food Swaps to Help You Lose Weight

Dropping pounds can be as simple as making small adjustments to your daily food choices. Try these food swaps that...


News: Could calcium supplements increase your risk of heart attack?

Worried about osteoporosis? While your first instinct might be to reach for the calcium supplements, you may want to give


How fibre helps with weight loss

Looking for ways to curb hunger pangs? Nix the appetite suppressants and those headline-grabbing hoodia supplements. Instead, gradually increase the...

The Truth About Diet Pills and Whether They Really Work

Diet pills are part of a multi-billion dollar weight-loss industry in Canada, but do they really work?


8 foods for a flat belly

Eat as much as you want of these foods without worrying about gaining weight


Are Canadians really deficient in vitamin D?

Are Canadians getting enough vitamin D? A survey just released from Statistics Canada says, yes, most Canadians have adequate concentrations


How to eat well without spending big

You don't have to spend a lot of cash to stick to a healthy diet. Here's how to eat well...


News: Beer may be good for bones

Fantastic news for those who love their suds: Moderate beer drinking may help fight osteoporosis, reports CBC News. A study


Top 10 dining-out tips for weight loss

Smart choices let you enjoy eating out while sticking to your healthy diet


Why you overeat on Mondays

Here's why Monday is the day you need to be extra-vigilant about calorie intake


5 surprising ways to cut portion sizes

You really can have all your favourite foods and still lose weight. The secret is to simply eat less. Here's...

Diet tricks from around the world

Trying to eat healthier, lose weight or just feel better? You could have a lot to learn from global cultures


Is Canada Stuck on the Road to Obesity?

One in every three Americans is obese — and one in four Canadians. American doctor David A. Kessler shares his...


8 ways to cut calories when cooking

Want to cut calories when you cook at home? These innovative ideas will get you started


5 reasons most diets fail

Many dieters succumb to a variety of pitfalls. Here's how not to become a statistic


Diet books, reviewed: Atkins, South Beach and More

We asked the experts to evaluate'and enhance'four popular diets. Here are our assessments of diet books The South Beach Diet...

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Diet books, reviewed: The G.I. Diet Clinic

We asked the experts to evaluate'and enhance'four popular diets. Here's our assessment of diet book The G.I. Diet Clinic


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Diet books, reviewed: The All-New Atkins Advantage

We asked the experts to evaluate'and enhance'four popular diets. Here's our assessment of diet book The All-New Atkins Advantage


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Diet books, reviewed: The Best Life Diet

We asked the experts to evaluate'and enhance'four popular diets. Here's our assessment of diet book The Best Life Diet


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Diet books, reviewed: The South Beach Diet Supercharged

We asked the experts to evaluate'and enhance'four popular diets. Here's our assessment of diet book The South Beach Diet Supercharged


17 painless ways to cut calories

Smart swaps help prevent excess pounds and life-shortening, obesity-related conditions such as heart disease and diabetes. Try these easy ways...


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Can resveratrol fight obesity?

So, how do the French eat all those high-fat foods and not gain weight? Portion size plays a big role.