Vitamins and minerals are essential nutrients our bodies need in order to develop and function at its fullest potential. Without these important nutrients, it’s possible to experience a wide range of unpleasant symptoms, including fatigue and weakness and/or light-headedness,...
What Are Legumes? | Dr. Ali Ghahary

What Are Legumes?

Legumes are a versatile class of vegetables that consist of all types of beans and peas from the Fabaceae (or the Leguminosae) botanical family, including chickpeas, black beans, navy beans, edamame beans, lima beans, navy beans, pinto beans, red...
Having a healthy diet isn’t just about weight loss – it’s also about improving your overall health and wellbeing, and ultimately allowing you to have an improved quality of life – because the more unhealthy foods you eat, the...
Whether cakes, cookies, chocolates or other baked goods, these sweet treats are things that people like to indulge in from time to time – and while it can be okay to “treat” yourself every now and then, it’s always...
How we store the foods that we buy can have a major impact on us health-wise – including their nutritional value, how long they last before expiration, as well as increase or reduce the risk of foodborne illness. Below...
We all need to eat healthy in order to be healthy. While certain illnesses and diseases can strike anyone at any time, it is proven that the healthier you eat, the less likely you are to develop certain things...
Christmas is over, leftovers have been eaten, and those sweet baked goods are nowhere in sight. Now begins working off any weight you may have put on due to overindulgence in all of those extra (but admittedly delicious) calories...
People have certain staples when it comes to their favourite holiday foods and/or beverages. For some, it’s the savoury (i.e. the turkey, gravy and Brussels sprouts), while others like to indulge in the sweets (such as chocolate and gingerbread...

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...