Nuts are considered to be nutritional powerhouses, as they are packed with heart-healthy fats, vitamins, minerals and proteins (i.e. omega-3 fatty acids, fibre and more.) They will also help you feel full and suppress the appetite, which will prevent...
When it comes to healthy eating, people often think that if they switch from things like regular potato chips to veggie chips, white bread to whole wheat bread, and fruits and vegetables, that those foods are safe for their...
When it’s warm out, the last thing anyone wants to do is stand over a hot oven or stove cooking – and the warmer the weather, the more tempting it can be to want to grab something quick and...
Think about all the foods you eat. Now, think about how much sodium might be in those foods. If they happen to be things that you eat on a regular basis, then you may actually be addicted to sodium...
If you suffer from stress and/or anxiety and are looking for natural ways to improve your mood, the answer may be hidden right in your cupboards or refrigerator. If you’re feeling blue or an unusual sense of sadness, there...
Finding time to sit down and have a well-balanced breakfast can sometimes be difficult, especially if you’re running late for school, work, or other errands, which is why cereal is often the go-to choice for so many busy Canadians....
As many as 200 million eggs have been voluntarily recalled by Rose Acre Farms due to fears that they may have been contaminated with salmonella. The recall, which spans across 9 separate states, including Colorado, Florida, New York, New...
Pesticides are commonly found on different produce like fruits and vegetables. They’re used to deter things such as insects as well as prevent the growth of fungi, but what shoppers might not know is these pesticides can actually be...
Growing up we were always told to eat our fruits and vegetables if we wanted to keep healthy – and while that still rings true today, there are some fruits and veggies that are considered less nutritious than others....
Easter weekend is the bearer of all things sweet – especially chocolate and mini eggs. Still, Dr. Ali Ghahary, a family physician from Vancouver, says it’s important to be mindful when indulging in those sweet treats. First, it’s important to...