If weight loss is something you’re looking to achieve, Dr. Ali Ghahary recommends patients opt for a diet that is low in carbohydrates. Not only will a low-carb diet help you lose weight (and maintain that weight loss in...
When it comes to snacking, we need to be careful with the foods we choose – especially if you’re looking to lose weight, manage your weight, or combat diabetes and control your blood sugar levels. Health professionals like Dr....
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...
Digestive issues are fairly common and include everything from Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). While many of these conditions are commonly triggered by the foods we eat, the only way you...
The DASH Diet – also known as Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension – is a diet that is recommended by healthcare professionals like Dr. Ali Ghahary for patients who have high blood pressure – something that affects as many...
Just as you declutter and clean your home from time to time, it can also be a good idea to do the same for the diet. You not only feel better by eating healthier, but you’re also more likely...
Sugar is one of the leading contributions for obesity amongst Canadians. Sugar can be found in things like chocolate, baked goods (such as cookies, cakes and pastries), carbonated beverages (such as soft drinks), as well as other processed foods...
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...
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...
Today, watching television is not only something we do on our spare time, but it’s also a way to catch up on the day’s news – and now, thanks to various online streaming services and phone apps, TV is...