Author: Dr. Malik

This recipe delivers a low-fat version of a perennial favorite through use of applesauce: carrot cake with walnuts, raisins, and pineapple.   Prep:20 mins  Cook:40 mins  Total:1 hr  Servings:18  Yield:1 – 9 x 13 inch cake  Ingredients 6 egg whites  1 ⅓ cups white sugar  1 cup applesauce  ½ cup skim milk  1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract  ¼…

As you may be aware, our clinic is undergoing some major changes as it undergoes extensive renovations this month. Our clinic first opened back in March of 2011, and took the place of a former City Financial office. The floor plan and general layout was not ideal, however we made the space work to the…

If hitting the gym is on your to do list this year, then you may be ready for some heavy lifting. You may already know to bend your knees to lift with ease, but you also need to keep your back straight. Start with a Neutral Spine Studies show that the most common injuries among weightlifters…

Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour  2 tablespoons cornstarch  1 teaspoon baking powder  ½ teaspoon salt  1 egg  ½ cup plain yogurt  ½ cup mayonnaise  1 lime, juiced  1 jalapeno pepper, minced  1 teaspoon minced capers  ½ teaspoon dried oregano  ½ teaspoon ground cumin  ½ teaspoon dried dill weed  1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper  1 quart…

By Dr Tanvi Tijoriwala Have you ever taken a shower or brushed your hair and noticed so much of it on the floor? Having clumps of hair fall out can be extremely disheartening and frustrating. Although losing hair is often blamed on growing old, most of the times, it has little to do with aging….

Summer is upon us and while some COVID-19 restrictions are still in place, biking is a safe way to get outside and get your body moving.  Choosing the right bike for you is important to keep your body pain-free, and a bike shop can help fit you appropriately.  But choosing a bike goes beyond fit—including…

If you feel like you’ve gained a few extra pounds over the course of the pandemic, you’re not alone. I will admit, I have gained a few pounds myself. The shutdown of gyms, sport leagues, recreational facilities and some park amenities has put a dent in the fitness plans for many Ontarians. This decrease in…

I was reviewing the latest health news this past week, and the following headline stopped me in my tracks: “Ontario’s opioid-related death toll surged to 2,050 during pandemic in 2020, new report finds” – CBC To see the full news article, click here. This is quite concerning, considering that upto 80 per cent of the…

Pressing on six months of a lockdown, the need for physical activity and mental solitude couldn’t be greater. With better weather finally here (not counting the appearance of snow this past Friday!), it is finally time to get outdoors, and allow nature to help heal our souls.  Hiking is a great activity, it not only…

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