Think about all the foods you eat. Now, think about how much sodium might be in those foods. If they happen to be things that you eat on a regular basis, then you may actually be addicted to sodium...
If you suffer from stress and/or anxiety and are looking for natural ways to improve your mood, the answer may be hidden right in your cupboards or refrigerator. If you’re feeling blue or an unusual sense of sadness, there...
Finding time to sit down and have a well-balanced breakfast can sometimes be difficult, especially if you’re running late for school, work, or other errands, which is why cereal is often the go-to choice for so many busy Canadians....
As many as 200 million eggs have been voluntarily recalled by Rose Acre Farms due to fears that they may have been contaminated with salmonella. The recall, which spans across 9 separate states, including Colorado, Florida, New York, New...
Pesticides are commonly found on different produce like fruits and vegetables. They’re used to deter things such as insects as well as prevent the growth of fungi, but what shoppers might not know is these pesticides can actually be...
Growing up we were always told to eat our fruits and vegetables if we wanted to keep healthy – and while that still rings true today, there are some fruits and veggies that are considered less nutritious than others....
Easter weekend is the bearer of all things sweet – especially chocolate and mini eggs. Still, Dr. Ali Ghahary, a family physician from Vancouver, says it’s important to be mindful when indulging in those sweet treats. First, it’s important to...
When it comes to diet, many of the foods we consume contain preservatives; and sometimes those preservatives are consumed unknowingly as we don’t always tend to think twice about reading food labels to find out what, exactly, we’re putting...
In order to be healthy, you need to live healthy. This means engaging in regular physical activity as well as consuming well-balanced meals and avoiding things like trans fats and sugar. Having a healthy diet is one of the...
When it comes to weight loss, one of the most common questions Dr. Ali Ghahary hears from patients is, “Where do I begin?” Should you exercise more? If so, what type of exercise should you be doing? Should you...