If you’re wondering what the healthiest Halloween candy is, the answer is, essentially, none. While October 31st may be a time for “tricks”, it’s the treats like chocolate and other sugar-filled products that Dr. Ali Ghahary says people should...
Eating a well-balanced diet is essential for your overall health. Your diet should not only include fruits, vegetables and whole grains, but Dr. Ali Ghahary also recommends making sure you’re eating enough meat and poultry. Along with fruits, vegetables and...
In order for the body to function properly and for us to survive, we need nutrients. Nutrients are essential in maintaining our health as well as providing us with the energy we need to get through our everyday lives....
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...
When it comes to food safety, the general rules that everyone is (or already should be) aware of include not to leave food sitting out for prolonged periods of time, and to ensure that the foods you’re eating (meat,...
As a family physician, Dr. Ghahary strongly promotes healthy eating, including increasing your intake of fruits and vegetables. By incorporating more fruits and vegetables into your diet, you can significantly decrease the risk of many different diseases, including heart...
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...
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...
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...
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...