As many as 200 million eggs have been voluntarily recalled by Rose Acre Farms due to fears that they may have been contaminated with salmonella. The recall, which spans across 9 separate states, including Colorado, Florida, New York, New...
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...
Growing up we were always told to eat our fruits and vegetables if we wanted to keep healthy – and while that still rings true today, there are some fruits and veggies that are considered less nutritious than others....
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...
When it comes to diet, many of the foods we consume contain preservatives; and sometimes those preservatives are consumed unknowingly as we don’t always tend to think twice about reading food labels to find out what, exactly, we’re putting...
In order to be healthy, you need to live healthy. This means engaging in regular physical activity as well as consuming well-balanced meals and avoiding things like trans fats and sugar. Having a healthy diet is one of the...
When it comes to weight loss, one of the most common questions Dr. Ali Ghahary hears from patients is, “Where do I begin?” Should you exercise more? If so, what type of exercise should you be doing? Should you...
If weight loss is something you’re looking to achieve, Dr. Ali Ghahary recommends patients opt for a diet that is low in carbohydrates. Not only will a low-carb diet help you lose weight (and maintain that weight loss in...
9 in 10 Canadians over the age of 20 have at least one risk factor for heart disease, while 4 in 10 have three or more, making it the second leading cause of death in Canada today. Risk factors...
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...