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...
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...
While March may be Nutrition Month, having a healthy diet is something that we should always be focused on – because the healthier you eat, the better you will feel. As far as the benefits of good nutrition, there...
Eating healthy, nutritious foods is something Dr. Ghahary urges all of his patients to do as it’s one of the most important things you can do for your overall wellbeing. It’s all the more crucial if you happen to...
Eating a healthy, well-balanced diet is critical in the maintenance of our health, including keeping a healthy weight and reducing the risk of other conditions and diseases. When it comes to keeping your diet as healthy as possible, there...
While sandwiches are a staple for many lunchboxes given how quick and easy they are to put together, you might want to think twice before packing your next afternoon meal, because while nothing can beat their simplicity, that sandwich...
When it’s warm out, the last thing anyone wants to do is stand over a hot oven or stove cooking – and the warmer the weather, the more tempting it can be to want to grab something quick and...
Losing weight can be challenging for almost anyone, even more so if you aren’t equipped with the right knowledge when it comes to how your weight can impact your health. This is why, as a family physician, Dr. Ali...
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...
Stress can impact us in a number of ways and for a number of different reasons. There are also many different ways to deal with stress, including everything from trying different relaxation techniques to speaking with a counsellor. Stress...