As many as 3 in 5 Canadians are overweight or obese. While British Columbia is considered to have one of the lower rates of obesity in the country, at least 16% of the Province’s population are still considered as...
This past summer, Dr. Ali Ghahary shared an article on how to crush food cravings. Cravings can happen for a number of reasons. They can be hormonal (such as if a woman is pregnant or during her menstrual cycle),...
As you reach different stages in your life, your nutritional needs will also change. From infancy, to adolescence and adulthood, you will find a wide range of information on how you can make the most out of what you...
When it comes to weight loss, one of the biggest challenges that people face (and one of the biggest reasons why weight loss isn’t always initially successful) is due to the fact that we are so often tempted by...
Eating healthy, nutritious foods is something Dr. Ghahary urges all of his patients to do as it’s one of the most important things you can do for your overall wellbeing. It’s all the more crucial if you happen to...
When it comes to weight gain, overeating can play a significant role as can the types of food that you’re putting into your body – because as the saying goes, “You are what you eat.” For example, foods that...
If you’re wondering what the healthiest Halloween candy is, the answer is, essentially, none. While October 31st may be a time for “tricks”, it’s the treats like chocolate and other sugar-filled products that Dr. Ali Ghahary says people should...
If you’re looking to make a quick, easy and healthy breakfast, eggs are all of the above. Not to mention cost-effective if you’re not wanting to spend too much money on meals, and they can be easily incorporated into...
As a family physician, Dr. Ghahary strongly promotes healthy eating, including increasing your intake of fruits and vegetables. By incorporating more fruits and vegetables into your diet, you can significantly decrease the risk of many different diseases, including heart...
Fall has arrived, and so have the abundance of pumpkin flavoured beverages and baked goods. While pumpkin alone has many great health benefits, such as being high in the Vitamin A-converting antioxidant known as beta-carotene (which promotes things like...