Eating a well-balanced diet is essential for your overall health. Your diet should not only include fruits, vegetables and whole grains, but Dr. Ali Ghahary also recommends making sure you’re eating enough meat and poultry. Along with fruits, vegetables and...
Drinking tea is not only delicious, but did you know that it’s also good for your health? Below, Dr. Ali Ghahary shares information on its many benefits! One great thing about drinking tea is that it contains many antioxidants. Although...
Healthy Holiday Eating

Healthy Holiday Eating

The holidays are a time to celebrate with friends and loved ones, and those celebrations usually tend to come with an overindulgence in foods and other sweet treats! Dr. Ali Ghahary, a family physician in Vancouver, shares tips on...
It’s no secret that eating healthy is one of the most important factors when it comes to losing weight, but sometimes losing that weight and keeping it off can be difficult. The most common reasons why you might lose weight...
Grocery shopping can be daunting, especially if you’re not sure what you feel like cooking for the week. Below, Dr. Ali Ghahary shares some tips on how to make grocery shopping easier and healthier. The first rule of thumb when...
If you’ve ever had kidney stones (or known someone who has), then you know just how painful they can be. Kidney stones develop as a result of your urine containing an overabundance of substances such as calcium, uric acid...
An estimated 1 in 7 Canadians suffer from food allergies, while an estimated 1 in 4 Canadians suffer from food intolerance. The key difference between food allergies and food intolerance is how the body reacts. A food allergy is caused when...

Pros and Cons of Coffee

Every morning, before we start our day at school or at work, it’s not uncommon to stop for a cup of coffee. Coffee contains caffeine, which can help make you feel more energized, alert and focused throughout the day,...

Healthy Snacking

When we hear the term “snacking”, most of us think it’s something we have to stay far away from if we want to lose weight. However, with the right food choices, snacking can actually be healthy and still be...
Heartburn is a very common term that you’re guaranteed to have heard before. But what is it, what causes it, and how did it get that strange name? Well, despite its’ name, heartburn doesn’t actually have anything to do with...