Sugar is one of the leading contributions for obesity amongst Canadians. Sugar can be found in things like chocolate, baked goods (such as cookies, cakes and pastries), carbonated beverages (such as soft drinks), as well as other processed foods...
Today, watching television is not only something we do on our spare time, but it’s also a way to catch up on the day’s news – and now, thanks to various online streaming services and phone apps, TV is...
If you’ve ever suffered from heartburn, finding out what triggers it is often the key for prevention. In this article, Dr. Ali Ghahary takes a look at the common causes of heartburn – from the foods you eat to...
What Is the DASH Diet? | Dr. Ali Ghahary

What Is the DASH Diet?

The DASH Diet – also known as Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension – is a diet that is recommended by healthcare professionals like Dr. Ali Ghahary for patients who have high blood pressure – something that affects as many...
Next month is Nutrition Month, and as part of that campaign, Dietitians of Canada want to help individuals from all across the country unlock the potential of food by providing insight into how food not only nourishes you, but...
When it comes to snacking, we need to be careful with the foods we choose – especially if you’re looking to lose weight, manage your weight, or combat diabetes and control your blood sugar levels. Health professionals like Dr....
Headache-Fighting Foods | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Headache-Fighting Foods

If you’ve ever suffered from a headache or a migraine then you know how debilitating they can be. Needing to find the quietest, darkest room possible, along with taking an acetaminophen or ibuprofen to help relieve the pain is...
Losing weight can be challenging for almost anyone, even more so if you aren’t equipped with the right knowledge when it comes to how your weight can impact your health. This is why, as a family physician, Dr. Ali...
Most snack foods, fast food and other processed foods are high in salt. Back in 2012, Health Canada released industry guidelines in effort to help reduce the amount of sodium that Canadians were consuming in their everyday diets, recommending the...
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,...