For Canadians looking to get started on their New Year’s resolutions, weight loss usually tops the list. Many individuals will opt to cut out fast food, eat less sugary foods (i.e. chocolate and pastries), or completely change their diet...
We should all strive to maintain a healthy weight in order to prevent things like heart disease, high blood pressure and diabetes – all of which are linked to obesity. In order to do this, you not only need...
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...
If you want to lose weight then you have to be willing to make certain lifestyle chances, including improving the foods you eat as well as getting regular physical activity. But it's is also about much more than that....
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...
Exercise is something that Dr. Ali Ghahary recommends all patients do if they are physically able. Regardless of your age, keeping fit can provide great benefits to both your physical and mental health, therefore increasing your quality of life. The...
In order to achieve optimal health, it’s recommended that children should be active for at least 60 minutes each day, as suggested by the Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for Children and Youth. However, research has shown that kids are...
As a family physician in Vancouver, Ali Ghahary not only evaluates and treats patients with everyday common health issues, but also counsels patients on the importance of physical activity, putting an emphasis on the important role it plays in attaining...
As a family physician, regular physical activity is something that Dr. Ali Ghahary recommends for all of his patients, young and old. It has been proven to help individuals looking to lose weight or maintain a healthy weight, in...
When it comes to cooler weather, it can sometimes be difficult to stay physically active – especially if you’re used to exercising outdoors. Despite the shorter days and drops in temperature, Dr. Ali Ghahary still suggests patients try to...