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...
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,...
It’s important that we all strive to have healthy, well-balanced diets no matter what – because the healthier you eat, the better your quality of life will be (i.e. you reduce the risk of things like obesity, cardiovascular disease,...
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....
Stress can impact us in a number of ways and for a number of different reasons. There are also many different ways to deal with stress, including everything from trying different relaxation techniques to speaking with a counsellor. Stress...
Digestive issues are fairly common and include everything from Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Celiac Disease, Ulcerative Colitis, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). While many of these conditions are commonly triggered by the foods we eat, the only way you...
Canada’s Food Guide has undergone a major overhaul, its first revision since 2007. The biggest change of all, perhaps, is that the food guide no longer focuses on food groups or recommended serving sizes. Instead, the emphasis is put...
Many of the foods that we eat contain additives and preservatives. They are often used to give foods their colour, to help maintain their appearance and taste, as well as keep them fresh and give them a longer shelf-life....
Winter is one of those seasons that can wreak havoc on our health in a number of different ways – from causing our skin to feel dry, our eyes to feel irritated, and our stress level to rise. However,...
Just as you declutter and clean your home from time to time, it can also be a good idea to do the same for the diet. You not only feel better by eating healthier, but you’re also more likely...