Protein – also known as a macronutrient – is one of the most important parts of a healthy diet, as well as an important component of the cells in our body. Did you know your hair and nails are...
If you suffer from high cholesterol, then you know how important it is to get your cholesterol back down to a healthy level. Cholesterol is a waxy, fatty substance that is mostly made from the liver, and when at...
When it comes to weight gain, overeating can play a significant role as can the types of food that you’re putting into your body – because as the saying goes, “You are what you eat.” For example, foods that...
Healthy Dinner Ideas | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Healthy Dinner Ideas

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...
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...

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...
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...
Healthy Breakfast Choices | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast is one of the most important meals of the day. It provides the body with energy as well as essential nutrients such as iron, calcium and vitamin B. In this article you will find a few of Dr. Ali...