Did you know that June 2nd is National Health and Fitness Day? As part of this initiative and following the passing of Bill S-211, over 330 communities from all across Canada – including British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario,...
For many Canadians, exercise is a part of their daily routines – whether it’s going to the gym or going for a walk – with some opting to exercise before work, while others opt to exercise after work. For...
To see noticeable results, many Canadians think that they need to partake in grueling exercise on an almost daily basis. While regular exercise is certainly good for your health, it doesn’t have to be as demanding as you might...
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...
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...
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...
Making New Year’s resolutions is generally quite easy, but actually starting and sticking to them is even harder. With 2017 coming to a close, many Canadians will use that time as an opportunity to reminisce and reflect on the year...
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...
Dr. Ali Ghahary has previously discussed the health benefits of exercise, including when the best time of day to exercise is; now, he’s sharing information on the different types of exercise and what’s best for you depending on your...