When your Lab Results say “You’re Good to Go” but you’re Not Feeling It!

Marisol Teijeiro Uncategorised

  When “no news is good news” and you still feel horribly unwell, what should you do? We say take a copy of your lab results to a Naturopathic Doctor, preferably one at Sanas Health Practice, to tell you the real deal!   Labs are used to diagnose disease and monitor progression. Labs cannot tell you if your body’s physical …

Put your Heart Health First!

Jamie Bell Uncategorised

February is heart health month in Canada and that means you’ll be hearing a lot about how to improve your cardiovascular health! Cardiovascular disease is a leading cause of disease in adults. We see a large number of patients at risk because they are hypertensive, diabetic, over-weight or dyslipidemic (have too much bad cholesterol). The wonderful news is, research and …

Green Tea Extract for Weight Loss: Friend or Foe?

Melissa Bingeman Uncategorised

Over the weekend, CBC’s Marketplace aired a segment highlighting a few case reports of liver toxicity which they blamed on Green Tea Extract weight loss supplements.  As naturopathic doctors who frequently utilize green tea and its extract for therapeutic purposes in clinical practice, we felt it necessary to put together this statement on the therapeutic and responsible use of green tea and …

New Guidelines on Infant Peanut Introduction

Melissa Bingeman Uncategorised

Anaphylaxic allergies can be very challenging for parents and children to cope with.  Constantly monitoring food, environment and having an epi-pen on hand at all times becomes the norm for families coping with severe food allergies. New Guidelines from the US highlight a research study showing that mild and severe peanut allergies were prevented by as much as 81% by introducing peanut-containing foods into the diet earlier …