Food and the Mind

If you have ever heard the term “stress eating,” then you should know it’s not just something that was made up. In fact, the mind plays a pretty significant role when it comes to the way we perceive food...

Foods and Fatigue

Fatigue is something we all experience, though can be defined in many different ways – including lack of energy, lack of motivation, or other terms such as exhaustion, malaise, run down, and more. When you think of fatigue, it’s...
What is ARFID? | Dr. Ali Ghahary

What is ARFID?

As a physician, eating healthy is something that I encourage all of my patients to do. Food plays a vital role in our overall wellbeing and can impact our health in a number of different ways, from how we...
If you’re looking to improve your health, omega-3s are something you should consider including more of in your diet. Things like fish, nuts, seeds and plant-based oils are all rich sources of omega-3s, while you can also purchase omega-3...
When it comes to food safety, the general rules that everyone is (or already should be) aware of include not to leave food sitting out for prolonged periods of time, and to ensure that the foods you’re eating (meat,...
Milk and milk products (which are also known as dairy products) are an important part of a healthy, well balanced diet and are one of the food groups that Canada’s Food Guide recommends incorporating into your diet as it...
Whether you’re looking to lose weight or not, healthy eating is something that we all need to do. To ensure your diet is as healthy as it can be, it should consist of the following: Protein (found in things...
The human body can suffer all sorts of damage both internally and externally – from gut problems (such as GERD) to skin issues (such as sun burn or eczema) and other problems that arise from poor lifestyle habits (such...
Losing weight is something that many Canadians struggle with. To know why these struggles can occur, it’s also important to know the way in which things have changed over the years – particularly with food habits. In the 1970s, for...
Having a healthy diet and getting regular physical activity is important for your overall health and wellbeing, as it can help reduce your risk of things like heart disease, diabetes, and even help you to maintain a healthy weight...