Ginger, a staple spice in this Christmas confection, may help reduce the risk of colds and help with digestion.
The turkey doesn’t have to be the star this Thanksgiving. Vegetable side dishes are packed with nutrients − depending on how you prepare them, they can help keep you energized this holiday season.
Functional foods − which should not be confused with ‘superfoods’ − possess specific components that contribute to better health.
No, we shouldn’t all rush out to buy multivitamin supplements. Here’s what this new study actually found.
As tempting as it is, it is not possible to “supplement” oneself out of a bad lifestyle.
There’s a common perception that supplements are harmless. But they can be dangerous at incorrect dosages.
Here are some simple things you can do everyday to help your immune system fight off infections.
A medical myth persists that the B vitamin thiamine is a systemic insect repellent that wards off mosquitoes when taken orally. But scientists have disproven this mistaken belief again and again.
Pumpkins are a versatile fruit that can be prepared in many different ways.
Diets high in fat, sugar and processed foods are associated with higher calorie intake, poorer memory and lower cognitive function.
Current expiration date system leads to confused consumers and wasted food.
Despite the popular belief that vitamin E and beta carotene supplements help prevent heart disease and cancer, the latest research suggests they do not – but the supplements do have potential risks.
Heat can release bound up nutrients from vegetables.
Sales of vitamins are booming in pandemic times. But is there any evidence that vitamin and mineral supplements can protect you from COVID or help you recover from infection?
Apart from being a jewel of Canada’s culinary heritage, maple syrup has a complex chemical constitution.
People who don’t drink milk can choose other foods to get the calcium, protein, vitamins and minerals their bodies need.
Sugar gets a bad rap, but exactly which sugar is meant? Nutrient-dense sweet ripe fruits are a far cry from refined table sugar – and their differences can have big health implications.
The FDA has largely lost its ability to regulate the myriad pills, powders and potions that promise to grow muscle, shed body fat and improve your focus.
Manufacturers of dietary supplements aren’t required to provide warnings to consumers about their potential risks. Here’s what to look out for.
From orange juice, to tea and coffee, to alcohol — different drinks can have different effects on iron absorption. This is worth thinking about if your iron levels are low.