Nutrition

What Is Protein Coffee—and Should You Try It?

Protein coffee—basically protein powder in coffee—is touted for potential weight loss benefits, but is it healthy? Here's what dietitians want...


Do Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies Have Any Health Benefits?

Apple cider vinegar comes in many forms, including liquid vs. gummy, but do they deliver similar health benefits? Here's...


This Is Why Medjool Dates Make the Perfect Sweet Snack

Also called "the king of dates," Medjool dates are full of fibre, vitamins and minerals.


Trans Fat vs. Saturated Fat: What’s the Difference?

Trans fats and saturated fats can have negative health consequences, but they are not the same thing. And unlike trans...


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These Are the Healthy Fats You Should Definitely Be Eating

Forget the low-fat mania of decades past. Experts now know that healthy fats protect your heart. Learn what they are,...


On the Importance of Protein

How protein can help power your healthy lifestyle


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3 Fibre Supplements to Help You Become ‘Regular’

A low-fibre diet can lead to constipation and digestive woes. These dietitian-approved fibre supplements can help you avoid tummy troubles.


5 Reasons You Need California Prunes In Your Daily Diet

We’re big fans of California Prunes, and you should be, too! Here’s why.

Does Brown Rice Really Have Arsenic in It?

Brown rice is more nutritious than white rice, but it also comes with more arsenic. Here's what you should know...


Raw vs. Cooked: How to Get the Most Out of Your Vegetables

Heat, oil, and cook time can all impact a vegetable's nutritional value. Here, a registered dietician shares how to maximize...


These Are the 9 Essential Amino Acids Your Body Needs

Amino acids are important for the body. These are the nine essential amino acids, what they do, why you need...


6 Fruity Canned Cocktails to Sip On This Long Weekend

From gin and grapefruit to vodka and raspberry-lemon, there's a canned cocktail for everyone to enjoy.


Are Pine Nuts Good For You? Here’s What Nutrition Experts Say

Pine nuts are packed with nutrients and healthy fats. Learn more about the nutrition and benefits of these seeds harvested...


Is Hemp Milk Good for You? 10 Nutrition Facts to Know

Hemp milk is a nondairy alternative to cow's milk. Learn all about its nutrition, benefits, and what to look for...


In Praise of Prepackaged Vegan Products

In her new cookbook, Hot for Food All Day, Lauren Toyota shows that vegan recipes can be seriously delicious—and super...


The Health Benefits of Pineapples—What RDs Want You to Know

Pineapple is a sweet, low-fat fruit that can be a part of a healthy diet. Learn about the calories in...

11 Things in Your Refrigerator You Should Toss Out

Doing a weekly food purge saves room in your fridge. It can also save you from a stomachache—or worse.


How Healthy Are Lentils? What Nutritionists Need You to Know

Lentils are popping up everywhere, including as pasta. But how healthy are they? Learn about their nutrients, benefits, and how...


Corn vs. Flour Tortilla: Which One Is Healthier?

There are culinary and nutritional differences between corn vs. flour tortillas. Find out how they differ in carbs, calories, and...


3 Under-the-Radar Superfoods, Plus an Easy Way to Add Micro-Nutrients to Your Diet

If you aim to pack the highest nutritional punch possible into your diet, try adding these lesser-known foods to your...


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Healthy Living Starts with Wholesome Ingredients

Food that's good for you should taste good, too! Try these healthy alternatives to your traditional recipes.

6 Antinutrients in Beans, Grains, and Veggies and How to Avoid Them

Antinutrients are naturally occurring plant compounds that can interfere with the body's ability to absorb nutrients. So should you avoid...


6 Reasons Nutrition Experts Love Dragon Fruit

Dragon fruit—aka pitaya—is packed with healthy nutrients. Learn exactly what this exotic fruit is, how to prepare it, and check...


What You Need to Know About the Mind-Gut Connection

Could improving your gut health with probiotics and a balanced diet really boost your mental wellbeing?


How Healthy Is Filtered Water?

Filtered water may taste better than tap, but is it healthier? Learn about filtration methods and how to find the...


What You Need to Know About Processed Meat

Processed meat, such as hot dogs, can contain chemical preservatives known to have harmful health effects. Here's what experts want...


The Best Nutritionist-Approved Electrolyte Drinks in Canada

Sometimes spring water isn't enough: Try one of these thirst-quenching electrolyte drinks for maximum hydration.