An estimated 1 in 7 Canadians suffer from food allergies, while an estimated 1 in 4 Canadians suffer from food intolerance. The key difference between food allergies and food intolerance is how the body reacts. A food allergy is caused when...
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...
If you’re looking to lose weight, the most important thing you can do is change your eating habits. Unfortunately, one of the most common mistakes people make when it comes to trying to lose weight is turning to fad...
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...
There are many things that can cause bloating – from dehydration to lack of fibre in the diet; and women can also experience bloating both before and after their period as a result of a change in hormone levels....
Whether you suffer from food allergies or are looking for healthier menu choices, dining out can sometimes be a challenge. While most restaurants are able to make accommodations for those with allergies or those looking for low-carb, gluten free...
When it comes to weight loss, one of the biggest challenges that people face (and one of the biggest reasons why weight loss isn’t always initially successful) is due to the fact that we are so often tempted by...
Healthy eating is something we, as adults, strive to do on a regular basis. We know that healthy eating plays an integral role in our overall wellbeing, such as reducing high blood pressure and cholesterol, boosting our immune system,...
Healthy Lunch Ideas | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Healthy Lunch Ideas

Along with breakfast, lunch is another healthy meal you should include in your day as it can help to re-energize your body. Studies have shown that if you skip lunch, you’re more likely to overeat when it comes to dinner...
Going Gluten-Free | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Going Gluten-Free

There are three main sources of gluten: Wheat (which is commonly found in breads, baked goods, pasta, cereals, soups, sauces and salad dressings), barley (which is commonly found in malt – including malted barley flour, malt extract, malt syrup,...