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Phytochemicals

Soy And Soy Products: Dietary Staples Or Dietary Pariahs?
Indepth article - Eat Well - June 14, 2019
Despite media claims to the contrary, soy and many soy products can be included in a health promoting diet. Learn more about how soy consumption can contribute to your health.
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Ginger And Health Benefits
Study - Eat Well - May 31, 2019
Ginger is a flavourful spice with many culinary uses as well as purported medicinal health benefits. Studies appear to provide support to various health benefit claims, but are these claims substantiated?
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Food Additives In Your Food: Potential Benefits, But At What Cost?
Indepth article - Eat Well - May 24, 2019
There are thousands of food additives available and many, but not all, have been approved for use in food preparation and preservation. While offering a variety of benefits, what are the health costs associated with some food additives?
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Your Aging Brain
Indepth article - Know Yourself - May 17, 2019
Your brain is the centre of a complex control system which governs your body, but function declines with aging, sometimes resulting in dementia. What can you do to keep your brain healthy? Exercise and diet may have brain benefits.
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Tropical Fruit Nutrition
Study - Eat Well - March 29, 2019
Add variety to your eating for health plan by selecting from a variety of nutritious tropical fruits available in your local grocery store. Learn about the vitamin, mineral, and phytochemical content of some of popular tropical fruits.
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