As pointed out by Dr. Ali Ghahary in previous articles, vitamins and minerals provide a wide range of benefits when it comes to keeping us healthy – including giving our immune systems a boost as well as repairing tissues,...
Vitamin C is often the go-to vitamin for people suffering from a common cold or flu. But does it actually stop illness all together? The short answer is no. While Vitamin C can’t stop a cold in its tracks,...
Vitamins and minerals are essential because they perform a wide array of roles when it comes to keeping the body healthy. For example, boosting the immune system, giving us energy, strengthening bones, healing wounds, and repairing damage done to...
More than 400,000 Canadians and 60 million individuals worldwide are affected by Glaucoma today - a progressive condition and one of the leading causes of blindness. There are two main types of glaucoma: Open-angle glaucoma (which accounts for at least 90%...
When it comes to out health, minerals are essential for a wide variety of functions. In previous articles, Dr. Ali Ghahary discussed the importance of both water-soluble vitamins and fat-soluble vitamins – 13 in total. Today we’ll take a look...
Fat-Soluble Vitamins | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Fat-Soluble Vitamins

Unlike water-soluble vitamins, the body does not need fat-soluble vitamins every day. Often stored in the body for later use, fat-soluble vitamins travel through the small intestines lymphatic system and into the body’s blood circulation. Below, Vancouver physician Dr. Ali Ghahary...
Water-soluble vitamins are essentially characterized as vitamins that can dissolve in water and can be absorbed by the cells. In this article, Vancouver physician Dr. Ali Ghahary breaks down the different types of water-soluble vitamins and the ways in...
Dealing with a sick child can be difficult on any parent. It can be especially hard, however, for parents of infants. As babies cannot yet communicate by speaking, the only way for a parent to be able to tell if...
Your nose is stuffy but you don’t have a cold, so what’s causing all that congestion? Well, for starters, while it is a common culprit, colds aren’t the only reason that you might be feeling congested. Dr. Ali Ghahary, a...
We live in a society that loves listening to music. Thanks to technology and the many different devices that are available on the market today, music is something we’ve also been able to listen to while on the go...