Salt Sugar Sex Stress

Marisol Teijeiro Uncategorised

If you’re intrigued by the title, I thought you would be. After all, who doesn’t love at least one of these things? But really what do Salt, Sugar, Sex and Stress have in common? Well, these are the jobs of the adrenal glands. The adrenal glands are unique in that they perform the important function of bridging between all of …

Feeling FAT-igued? It’s Hormonal!

Marisol Teijeiro Uncategorised

Fatigue can be fierce and something that many of us live with on a daily basis. Did you know that your fatigue may actually be correlated to your hormones? Yes that right, so now not only are you “hormonal” when you having a hissy fit, or feeling fat and bloated but you are hormonally unbalanced if you’re fatigued. The Hormonal …

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 …

Fertility Flow: Your Mindset

Melissa Bingeman Uncategorised

I spent much of the last 5 years worried about my fertility.  After coming off the birth control pill, my body had a hard time adjusting to the sudden drop in synthetic hormones and didn’t kick in to their own for over a year. During that year, I was diagnosed with PCOS and elevated androgen levels by an endocrinologist.  When …

Potluck Gold: Easy Tips for your Holiday Dinners

Jamie Bell Uncategorised

Don’t be a party pooper this holiday season, skip the lame romaine and bring this delicious and hearty salad to all your Christmas potluck dinners. We’re always envious of Dr. Marisol’s delicious salad and so we stole her secret recipe just for you! This salad is filling and nutrient dense. All the healthy fats, protein and vegetables in this salad …

Healthy Holiday Travel Guide

Jamie Bell Uncategorised

SANAS TRAVEL TIPS: DON’T BRING HOME MORE THAN YOU EXPECTED The holiday’s are upon us and if you’re travelling, here are our tips to stay happy and healthy all the way back home! Take some supplements for your trip in a small pillbox or sandwich bags. We all love to travel at Sanas, so these are our favorites to pack: Delish …

Health in Practice- Fall Slim Fast by Dr. Marisol Teijeiro

Marisol Teijeiro Uncategorised

Have you been overindulging in the delicious fall bounty? Feeling your waistline expanding? With the abundance of sweet corn available at every corner it is definitely hard to resist. Did you know that our bodies natural seasonal time clocks are set to crave sugars and starchy vegetables like corn at this time of year. It’s an ingenious survival mechanism from …

Skinny by Stool- 8 tips to be Skinny for Infinity

Marisol Teijeiro Uncategorised

So If you were told the secret to losing weight and keeping it off was transplanting a skinny person’s stool into your colon, would you do it? Well that’s what researchers at the university of Toronto are doing. The National Post ran an article yesterday all about how these researchers are completing trials to see the effect of these transplants on …

Stress of Summer! Oxymoron- We think not!

Marisol Teijeiro Uncategorised

  Believe it or not summer is not just filled with pina colada’s and sunshine. There is a significant amount of stress that comes with the sunshine and social expectation of this time of year. I think it’s time we all (myself included), undress our stress for what’s left of the summer and jump into our best sizzling summer adventures! …