Healthy Eating

5 salads that are worse than entrées

Think salad is always the healthiest option? Think again. You'd be better off swapping these fast-food salads for an entrée

Fast-Food Swap: Taco Bell

Make these swaps at Taco Bell to cut calories, fat and sodium

6 foods you didn’t know contained gluten

Think anything that isn't bread, pasta or cake is gluten-free? Guess again!

10 ways to keep your diet exciting

Don't get stuck eating the same thing every day. Here's how to keep your diet exciting so you can stick...

Are cleanse diets dangerous?

They may seem like a quick fix, but here's why Dr. Susan Biali doesn't recommend cleanse diets

4 dangerous celebrity cleanse diets

Celebrities may swear by them, but cleanse diets are downright dangerous. Dr. Susan Biali breaks down four popular cleanses, and...

Fast-Food Swap: Tim Hortons

Eating on the go doesn't have to mean eating unhealthy. Try these fast-food swaps at Tim Hortons to cut calories,...

The calories in alcoholic beverages

Calories can really add up when you're consuming them in liquid form. Find out how many calories are in these...

5 grocery swaps to cut salt

We should be limiting sodium to between 1,500 and 2,300 mg per day, because a high-sodium diet has been linked...

Shopping strategies to help you stock a healthy kitchen

Take stock of your pantry and refrigerator to ensure they reflect the healthy person you are

How to socialize and still lose weight

Getting together with family and friends is fun, but don't let socializing sabotage your diet efforts

4 food swaps to boost your fibre

Getting enough fibre has been linked to a reduced risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity and certain cancers. Women should...

How to lose weight while dining out

Just because you're on a diet doesn't mean you can't go out for dinner. Try these tips for losing weight...

5 sneaky reasons why you’ve gained weight

Feel like you've tried everything to lose weight with no success? Find out what's really causing your weight gain

Exactly what to eat if you want to lose weight

Want delicious, nutrient-dense, wholesome foods that also help you lose weight? Here's what to have on hand to satisfy your...

4 lower-salt grocery options

If you usually buy these common grocery store products, choose the lower-sodium option instead

What do vegans eat?

On a plant-based diet, meat, dairy and other animal by-products are off-limits. Here's what vegans eat instead

8 snacking strategies to control hunger

Choosing the wrong snacks, or snacking too often can derail your diet. Here's how to snack smarter

Why you should eat fat to get slim

Recent data shows that most people shed pounds more successfully on diet containing moderate amounts of fat than they do...

Why breakfast is important for weight loss success

People who eat breakfast are significantly less likely to be obese than those who don't. The key is to chose...

5 lower-fat grocery swaps

Make these simple swaps at the grocery store to cut back on the amount of fat you eat

How small switches in portion size can help you lose weight

Studies show that if people are served more food, they'll eat it, regardless of their hunger level. Here's how to...

5 myths about your ideal weight

Sometimes the key to successful weight loss is making sure that your goal is achievable. Find out the truth about...

News: Junk food to blame for more than a large waistline

We know that junk food is bad for your waistline, but its impact on your health doesn’t stop there, according

What is the Swap & Drop Diet?

This uniquely Canadian plan helps you get and stay slim by making small food and lifestyle changes, one week at...

4 lower sugar grocery swaps

Here are some easy grocery swaps to help you cut back on sugar

Trying a juice cleanse

Can juice cleanses really rid your body of toxins and boost your energy levels? I tried one to find out

Is the ‘sunlight diet’ healthy?

Some spiritual people claim they avoid food entirely and get their nourishment from the sun. But is it safe?

5 food myths that are sabotaging your diet

Get your facts straight to ensure you're on the right path to weight loss