Most men, women and children in Canada exceed the tolerable upper limits of salt for their bodies. Consumers need to understand how much salt is too much -- to avoid hypertension and heart disease.
Most parents will tell you their kids love juice. It tastes good and often comes in convenient and child-friendly packaging. Is the occasional juice OK?
We often hear that we need to reduce our sugar intake. But don't skimp on the fruit – eating whole fruit (not juice) is much healthier.
Next time you're baking a cake or putting a spoonful of something sweet in your coffee, here's which sugar you should choose and why.
Quitting sugar is unlikely to improve your health any more than cutting down on ultra-processed foods, eating more vegetables and cooking food from scratch.
A growing body of scientific evidence is making clear the connection between good nutrition and good mental health.
The study showed that every 10% increase in consumption of ultra-processed food was linked to a 12% increase in developing some types of cancers. But it didn't show the processed food caused cancers.
The statistics point remorselessly towards obesity being a symptom with an underlying social cause. That should completely change the approach to dealing with it.
The latest study linking diet with cancer has many flaws.
Why kitchen hygiene is just as important for athletes as what is on their plate.
Most people assume the only reason to eat healthy foods is to stay slim. But being slim doesn't mean you're healthy, and doesn't mean it's OK to eat junk.
The sugar tax relies on creating a price difference between high- and low-sugar drinks, but this could be cancelled out by bundled offers, such as fixed-price meal deals.
Diets aren't just about losing weight. There are other things to consider.
Women who were a healthy weight before pregnancy should aim to gain between 11.5 and 16 kilograms during pregnancy.
Some tips on how to fully enjoy your Christmas mince pie.
Tasty, nutritious, traditional – it's a seasonal superfood. Here's the evidence.
African countries, like Nigeria and Ethiopia, increased their food production using a system-wide approach, and not the traditional reliance on isolated projects.
A picky eater need not ruin dinner and drive parents crazy. Two nutrition experts offer simple strategies for happier and healthier family mealtimes.
The current trend is to dispense with meat and even any animal products. What does science say about these new diets?
South Africa has problems with hunger and obesity and both are linked to malnutrition. But solutions like taxes, education, regulating food advertising and labelling can help the problem.