The human body can suffer all sorts of damage both internally and externally – from gut problems (such as GERD) to skin issues (such as sun burn or eczema) and other problems that arise from poor lifestyle habits (such...
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...
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...
It’s a new year and you’re planning on making radical changes to your diet. But if you’re someone who’s used to consuming a diet full of carbohydrates and sugar, making the switch can initially be difficult and it can...
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...
Dinner tends to be one of the harder meals to figure out. After a long day at work or school, the last thing anyone wants to do is cook a gourmet meal. As a result, dinner tends to be...
Easter weekend is the bearer of all things sweet – especially chocolate and mini eggs. Still, Dr. Ali Ghahary, a family physician from Vancouver, says it’s important to be mindful when indulging in those sweet treats. First, it’s important to...

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...
Living a busy lifestyle often means that people will opt for buying easy or already prepared foods as opposed to having a home-cooked meal. While things like fruits and vegetables are great for anyone on-the-go (and certainly nutritious), we...
Pesticides are commonly found on different produce like fruits and vegetables. They’re used to deter things such as insects as well as prevent the growth of fungi, but what shoppers might not know is these pesticides can actually be...