Preparing for the upcoming holidays can be difficult, especially if you’re trying to watch your waistline. The holiday season can also be difficult for individuals who suffer from certain health conditions – for example, diabetes. If you happen to...
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,...

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,...
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...
For Canadians looking to get started on their New Year’s resolutions, weight loss usually tops the list. Many individuals will opt to cut out fast food, eat less sugary foods (i.e. chocolate and pastries), or completely change their diet...
Nutrition is an important aspect of your overall health. Without good nutrition, you put yourself at risk of developing a series of health problems. When it comes to nutrition and mental health, eating disorders can also occur – for...
You’ve just finished that big holiday meal and have discovered you cooked more food than what was actually needed; now you’re wondering what to do with all those leftovers. Well, Vancouver physician, Dr. Ali Ghahary, has all the answers...
Making New Year’s resolutions is generally quite easy, but actually starting and sticking to them is even harder. With 2017 coming to a close, many Canadians will use that time as an opportunity to reminisce and reflect on the year...

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...
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...