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...
When it comes to healthy eating, people often think that if they switch from things like regular potato chips to veggie chips, white bread to whole wheat bread, and fruits and vegetables, that those foods are safe for their...
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...
Whether you’re looking to lose weight or not, healthy eating is something that we all need to do. To ensure your diet is as healthy as it can be, it should consist of the following: Protein (found in things...
If you’re lactose intolerant, then milk and milk products are things you’ll want to stay away from. However, for those that aren’t lactose intolerant, they can be excellent sources of calcium as well as protein, riboflavin, phosphorus, thiamin, and...
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...
Most snack foods, fast food and other processed foods are high in salt. Back in 2012, Health Canada released industry guidelines in effort to help reduce the amount of sodium that Canadians were consuming in their everyday diets, recommending the...
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...
The holiday season is notorious for indulging in sweet tweets and other foods we should typically stay away from. Eating too much of the foods that are considered bad for us (i.e. cookies, fruit cake and other baked goods...
Next month is Nutrition Month, and as part of that campaign, Dietitians of Canada want to help individuals from all across the country unlock the potential of food by providing insight into how food not only nourishes you, but...