It's much easier for people to access fatty, salty food than it is to find healthier options.
Usually we set out to get plenty of fibre and little fat, but nutritional advice for pregnant women and parents of toddlers who are vegan is different.
Avoiding certain foods risks malnutrition.
Are you getting enough vitamin B12, calcium, iodine and iron? Here's what can happen if you don't get enough – and how to ensure you do.
People with a sweet tooth can (partly) blame their genes for their sugar habit. New research shows how the brain also gets involved.
Research shows that many immigrants are healthier than Canadians when they arrive in the country. The longer they stay, the more their health declines.
Intuitive eating is a popular non-diet diet.
Teenagers in Sydney and Melbourne are going on a year-long diet that involves intermittent fasting. It sounds extreme but there are pros and cons to the Fast Track to Health trial.
Nuts are a healthy part of any diet, but can they really make you smarter?
Direct-to-consumer genetic testing company 23andMe is now offering a new 'polygenic risk score' that reveals your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Does it work? Are our family physicians ready?
Many diets make the case that eating certain types of foods will improve your health while redeeming our society and saving the planet.
There are many things we can do to support our immune systems. It turns out going vegetarian might be one of them.
Not eating animals might make you feel more virtuous, but is it good for your health?
A Lancet commission has come up with a new sustainable diet that's supposed to be the way forward.
Eating animals is natural and not evil in itself, but the torment of factory farming is a very good reason to go vegan.
Nuts do contain fat, but the evidence shows they won't make us gain weight if eaten in moderation. We have a few theories as to why this might be.
Today’s production of more, better food from the same amount land means that tomorrow’s population may not go hungry.
Could we eat our way to better mental health?
Both diets can help to lower cholesterol, but which is better?
Mindful eating can help to reduce emotional eating and promotes the consumption of smaller portions and fewer calories.