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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 to cook them.

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...


The 10 Healthiest Cooking Oils, According to Food Experts

Experts reveal the best cooking oils for your health.


12 Perfect Recipes for Summer Picnics

Here's a selection of our favourite salads, sandwiches, and desserts to pack for a picnic.


This Refreshing Blended Mocktail Is a Summer Staple

With just four ingredients (and basically one step), this watermelon refresher will be your go-to drink on hot days.

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...


This Strawberry Elderflower Ginger Beer Float Will Remind You of Childhood

This easy summer drink recipe from Alexandra Daum's new book combines in-season strawberries, elderflowers and ginger beer to recreate ice...


The Health Benefits and Risks of Coconut Milk

Coconut milk is a plant-based alternative to dairy. Learn about its nutrition, benefits, and potential risks, as well as get...


Why Aluminum Foil Has a Shiny and a Dull Side

Wondering which side you should use? Read on.


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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...


This Homemade Ginger Beer Is What You’ll Be Drinking All Summer Long

Get your fermentation on with this ginger beer recipe from Alexandra Daum's new book, Occasionally Eggs. 


10 Things Experts Need You to Know About Maca Powder

Maca root powder is touted for its ability to boost libido, lift your mood, and restore energy, but is this...

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?


8 Healthy Plant-Based Snacks You’ll Actually Want to Eat

Snacking can be a good thing when done wisely. Find out what's in a wholesome, plant-based snack, then try these...


These Nori Crackers Make the Perfect Desk-Side Snack

Nori, AKA dried Japanese seaweed, is chock full of nutrients like vitamins A and C and omega-3 fatty acids. Get...


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...


Why Vegetarians May Want to Add Nori to Their Diet

This Japanese dried seaweed is made of algae — making it an ultra nutritious superfood.


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.

Stay Hot & Sweet This Summer with Burn-Free Vitamin D

Summer’s coming and whether you live in the brightest city or the rainiest suburb in Canada, you can’t wait for...


8 Matcha Benefits That Will Make You a Tea Drinker

Matcha is a form of green tea packed with good nutrition. Find out about its health benefits—and why you should...


Should You be Drinking Chlorophyll Water?

Liquid chlorophyll is trending for being a cure-all, but there’s not a lot of evidence to back up the health...


Tempeh vs. Tofu: Which Is Better for Your Health?

Tempeh and tofu are two healthy, high-protein plant-based foods, but they differ in appearance, flavour, texture, and nutrition.


15 Supplements Nutritionists Don’t Take—So You Shouldn’t Either

Whether the pills interact with medications or the health claims don't hold up, these vitamins and other supplements are the ones...


Meet Acid League, The Canadian Company Making Alcohol-Free Wines Even Wine Geeks Will Love

All the fun of cracking open a bottle of wine, minus the hangover.