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Vitamins & Minerals

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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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,...
Along with iron, vitamin B12 deficiency is also considered to be one of the leading nutrient deficiencies in Canada. Vitamin B12, a water-soluble vitamin, has many different benefits. It can improve your mood, improve your heart health, increase your energy...
Vitamin E Uses | Dr. Ali Ghahary

Vitamin E Uses

Vitamin E is considered a fat-soluble vitamin. It acts as an antioxidant and protects cells from damage that is caused by free radicals, which are compounds that form when our bodies convert what we eat into energy. One of...