It’s no secret that eating healthy is one of the most important factors when it comes to losing weight, but sometimes losing that weight and keeping it off can be difficult. The most common reasons why you might lose weight...
Grocery shopping can be daunting, especially if you’re not sure what you feel like cooking for the week. Below, Dr. Ali Ghahary shares some tips on how to make grocery shopping easier and healthier. The first rule of thumb when...
If you’ve ever had kidney stones (or known someone who has), then you know just how painful they can be. Kidney stones develop as a result of your urine containing an overabundance of substances such as calcium, uric acid...
An estimated 1 in 7 Canadians suffer from food allergies, while an estimated 1 in 4 Canadians suffer from food intolerance. The key difference between food allergies and food intolerance is how the body reacts. A food allergy is caused when...
Every morning, before we start our day at school or at work, it’s not uncommon to stop for a cup of coffee. Coffee contains caffeine, which can help make you feel more energized, alert and focused throughout the day,...

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...
Heartburn is a very common term that you’re guaranteed to have heard before. But what is it, what causes it, and how did it get that strange name? Well, despite its’ name, heartburn doesn’t actually have anything to do with...
Cholesterol is a type of fat that is found in the blood and is separated into two different categories: LDL, also known as low-density lipoprotein, and HDL, also known as high-density lipoprotein. Having too much LDL cholesterol is unhealthy...
Nutrition is an important aspect of your overall health. Without good nutrition, you put yourself at risk of developing a series of health problems. When it comes to nutrition and mental health, eating disorders can also occur – for...
Preparing for the upcoming holidays can be difficult, especially if you’re trying to watch your waistline. The holiday season can also be difficult for individuals who suffer from certain health conditions – for example, diabetes. If you happen to...