Where to find credible nutritious eating advice

If you listen long enough to conversations about food, you’re bound to hear some contradictions. A wealth of studies put ingredients like sugar, fat and sodium on a sliding scale between unhealthy and not-so-bad, and unless you’re keeping up to date on the latest research, knowing what’s good for you can seem like a lot […]

Forget resolutions: 10 daily health commitments for success

(NC) The top new year’s resolution is living a healthier lifestyle, but three quarters of Canadians who make a resolution eventually break it — often in the first three months. Instead, experts say making health commitments rather than resolutions is more effective, because each time you make a decision, it’s like doing another rep at […]

Tips for eating healthier when dining out

NC) We’ve all been there — too tired to cook after a long day at work and hanging out with the kids so you order delivery, or give in to a tempting invitation from a friend to join them for dinner and drinks at your favourite restaurant. Either way, your goal of eating healthy meals […]

Turn holiday cravings into nutritious wins (+ smoothie recipe)

(NC) The holiday season may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also a never-ending parade of food temptations, from boxes of chocolate at the office to hors d’oeuvres at parties. Higher levels of stress have been associated with increased appetite and desire to eat, especially among women. This sets up cravings […]