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The Right Chemistry: Is Cockroach Milk a Real Superfood?

9 Nov 2018

Video of Dr. Joe Schwarcz: Is "cockroach milk" a real superfood?

Cranberries: a Superfood

20 May 2017

Cranberries are commonly associated with Thanksgiving but in early America they played a varied role. Besides the berries serving as food, the plant’s leaves were commonly used for tea or as a...

Are chia seeds really that healthy or is it just nonsensical hype?

20 Mar 2017

It isn’t nonsensical hype but neither are chia seeds some sort of wonder product.

Why do I love cilantro but my husband hates it? (Except when it's cooked!)

20 Mar 2017

When it comes to food, everyone has likes and dislikes. Chocolate generally gets favourable comments, spinach less so. But no flavour seems to elicit the degree of polarizing comments as that of...

Sweet Hype for Maple Syrup

20 Mar 2017

You can tell that it’s sugaring off time because sappy articles about the health benefits of maple syrup start flowing from media outlets. “Maple Syrup Contains a Number of Health Benefits,” “Maple...

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