Stress can impact us in a number of ways and for a number of different reasons. There are also many different ways to deal with stress, including everything from trying different relaxation techniques to speaking with a counsellor. Stress...
Digestive issues are fairly common and include everything from Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). While many of these conditions are commonly triggered by the foods we eat, the only way you...
Canada’s Food Guide has undergone a major overhaul, its first revision since 2007. The biggest change of all, perhaps, is that the food guide no longer focuses on food groups or recommended serving sizes. Instead, the emphasis is put...
Many of the foods that we eat contain additives and preservatives. They are often used to give foods their colour, to help maintain their appearance and taste, as well as keep them fresh and give them a longer shelf-life....
Winter is one of those seasons that can wreak havoc on our health in a number of different ways – from causing our skin to feel dry, our eyes to feel irritated, and our stress level to rise. However,...
Just as you declutter and clean your home from time to time, it can also be a good idea to do the same for the diet. You not only feel better by eating healthier, but you’re also more likely...
It’s a new year and you’re planning on making radical changes to your diet. But if you’re someone who’s used to consuming a diet full of carbohydrates and sugar, making the switch can initially be difficult and it can...
A lot of your favourite foods (including fruits and vegetables) can be eaten raw without any kind of preparation whatsoever. However, there are certain foods that should always be cooked before consumption, as you run the risk of developing...
The holiday season is notorious for indulging in sweet tweets and other foods we should typically stay away from. Eating too much of the foods that are considered bad for us (i.e. cookies, fruit cake and other baked goods...
Eating a healthy, well-balanced diet is critical in the maintenance of our health, including keeping a healthy weight and reducing the risk of other conditions and diseases. When it comes to keeping your diet as healthy as possible, there...