Regardless of your health goals, what you eat ALWAYS matters. While going to that fast food drive-thru after a long day at work might seem like a good idea at the time, you’re actually doing your body more harm...
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...
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...
In April of 2017, Health Canada proposed a ban on trans fats. Now, that ban is set to become a reality and will go into effect on September 18th. Health Canada’s Notice of Proposal calls for prohibiting the use of...
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....
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...
Cholesterol is a type of fat that is found in the blood and is separated into two different categories: LDL, also known as low-density lipoprotein, and HDL, also known as high-density lipoprotein. Having too much LDL cholesterol is unhealthy...
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...
Along with promoting healthy eating, Dr. Ali Ghahary also wants patients to know that it’s important to have a diet that is high in fibre. Including fibre as part of a healthy, well-balanced diet can help ward off many different illnesses,...