Eating well

4 ways to reduce food waste and save money

Curbing food waste is good for the environment and for your budget. Try these easy (and tasty) tips to do it.

4 ways to reduce food waste and save money 4 ways to reduce food waste and save money

4 ways to reduce food waste and save money

Curbing food waste is good for the environment and for your budget. Try these easy (and tasty) tips to do it.

  • May 19, 2017

    How to spot added sugar in your food

    Added sugar has been called a health hazard, and Canadians are being urged to cut down. But how can you spot added sugar, and how can you avoid it?

  • February 09, 2017

    How to decode the nutrition label

    "Low-fat" yogurt. "Whole-grain" bread. "Reduced-sodium" soup. "Low-cholesterol" cooking oil. Confused by nutrition labels and claims? Here's how to read between the lines.

  • January 20, 2017

    Weather the dead of winter with healthy eating

    If you’re tempted to fight the cold with carbs and fat (hello, chocolate-chip muffins), try these healthy recipes instead.

  • May 20, 2016

    Celiac disease: Going gluten-free

    Celiac disease is on the rise — but so is information about this condition and the availability of foods that make its symptoms easier to manage.

  • October 20, 2015

    Want something new for dinner? Try a picnic

    Picnics can be practical and easy to arrange, especially when travelling. You don’t need the big picnic basket, checkered tablecloth or bulky cooler.

  • September 22, 2015

    Brain foods: 5 essential nutrients for a healthy brain

    A healthy diet can help prevent diseases such as type 2 diabetes. But can eating foods such as blueberries help keep your brain healthy, too?

  • September 17, 2015

    The truth about caffeine and sleep

    Coffee is a staple of daily life. But other than providing a quick pick-me-up, what effects does that coffee have on your body?

  • September 15, 2015

    Getting your child to eat well

    Healthy eating habits in your kids start with you. Here’s how to ensure you raise a healthy — not a picky — eater.

  • December 22, 2014

    3 tips for managing type 2 diabetes

    When it comes to type 2 diabetes, taking control of your health is key. Here are some easy ways to help you live a longer and healthier life.