Having a healthy diet isn’t just about weight loss – it’s also about improving your overall health and wellbeing, and ultimately allowing you to have an improved quality of life – because the more unhealthy foods you eat, the...
Whether cakes, cookies, chocolates or other baked goods, these sweet treats are things that people like to indulge in from time to time – and while it can be okay to “treat” yourself every now and then, it’s always...
Christmas is over, leftovers have been eaten, and those sweet baked goods are nowhere in sight. Now begins working off any weight you may have put on due to overindulgence in all of those extra (but admittedly delicious) calories...
People have certain staples when it comes to their favourite holiday foods and/or beverages. For some, it’s the savoury (i.e. the turkey, gravy and Brussels sprouts), while others like to indulge in the sweets (such as chocolate and gingerbread...

Food and the Mind

If you have ever heard the term “stress eating,” then you should know it’s not just something that was made up. In fact, the mind plays a pretty significant role when it comes to the way we perceive food...
If you’re looking to improve your health, omega-3s are something you should consider including more of in your diet. Things like fish, nuts, seeds and plant-based oils are all rich sources of omega-3s, while you can also purchase omega-3...
When it comes to food safety, the general rules that everyone is (or already should be) aware of include not to leave food sitting out for prolonged periods of time, and to ensure that the foods you’re eating (meat,...
Milk and milk products (which are also known as dairy products) are an important part of a healthy, well balanced diet and are one of the food groups that Canada’s Food Guide recommends incorporating into your diet as it...
Whether you’re looking to lose weight or not, healthy eating is something that we all need to do. To ensure your diet is as healthy as it can be, it should consist of the following: Protein (found in things...
The human body can suffer all sorts of damage both internally and externally – from gut problems (such as GERD) to skin issues (such as sun burn or eczema) and other problems that arise from poor lifestyle habits (such...