Entries by Dr. Navaz Habib

Real Men Don’t Count Calories

Once I had decided to change my lifestyle and my food, I did exactly what most people do. I started counting the calories of the foods that I was eating. For convenience sake and for ease of tracking, I decided to start tracking my foods with an app that would automatically count the calories for […]

Health Benefits of Hydration

I originally wrote this article for The Hearty Soul: Benefits of Hydration We have all heard the rule – Eight glasses of water per day. Why is it so important that our bodies have enough water? What functions does water perform to help us survive and thrive? Without water, nothing lives. This is why when NASA […]

Become Mindful of your Habits

One of the most important things I learned through my transformation, is that you need to become mindful of your routines. I was very bad at mindlessly wasting time daily, without actually noticing, or being completely aware that I was actually doing it. I would come home from school or work, warm up my unhealthy […]

I Did It For My (Future) Children

What motivates you? What reason do you have to work hard or to change yourself? Based on the lens through which we each see the world, we will each have our own motivations. Some of these may be similar between people, while others motivations may be radically different. Regardless, if you feel the need or […]

Step 1: Decide to Change

I get a lot of questions when I meet people who have noticed my transformation. The most common question is “How did you do it?” People want to know HOW I lost 75 pounds and have managed to keep it off. There is no simple answer to this question. I have gone through the timeline […]

Treatment of Sciatica

I originally wrote this article for The Hearty Soul: The Hearty Soul – Sciatica Article As a Chiropractor, one of the most common conditions that I see in my office is Sciatica. Lower back pain with radiation into the leg is very common in North America. In fact, just last week, I had a patient come […]

Candida Overgrowth

I originally wrote this article for The Hearty Soul: The Hearty Soul – Candida Article We have all heard the word ‘Candida’, but many people don’t quite understand what it is. Candida is the genus name for a specific type of Fungus, which is a form of Yeast. Candida fungus, most commonly Candida albicans is present […]

Signs of a Zinc Deficiency

I originally wrote this article for The Hearty Soul: The Hearty Soul – Signs of Zinc Deficiency Zinc is an incredibly important micronutrient to the proper function of our cells, regardless of the type of cell it is. For this reason, Zinc deficiency can have a very wide range of symptoms, regardless of the extent of […]

Fungus causes Chronic Sinusitis

I originally wrote this article for The Hearty Soul: The Hearty Soul: Fungal Allergy Symptoms Every spring, people with seasonal allergies to pollen and other allergens have to make a choice – either take an anti-histamine and enjoy the outdoors, or sit indoors watching others bask in the glory of the beautiful weather that has recently […]