Dr. Saul Pilar MD – Integrative Physician
Is Salt Good For You?
Hear Dr. Saul Pilar talk about how the human body responds to salt, as well as the health implications of overuse of this often misunderstood spice.
About Dr. Saul Pilar, BASc, MD
Dr. Saul Pilar’s passion is solving the mystery of illness by finding its root cause: Why do things happen and how does treatment work?
Having focused on learning and teaching, “looking for safe and effective solutions” to illness, Pilar describes his treatment as using “tools from any healing school that works best for the patient.” His unique integrative approach to treating his patients invariably incorporates the use of engineering principles to understand illness and to chart a path to health for his patients.
Education & Inspiration
Pilar’s background is in natural sciences and chemistry with degrees in Chemical Engineering and Medicine from the University of Toronto. Dr. Pilar says, “most of my postgraduate education is from my colleagues, international work and from my patients.” His teachers included Nobel Laureate Linus Pauling.
Senior Medical Consultant
Dr. Pilar is a senior medical consultant at Connect Health and Kinetic Patterns clinics Vancouver, BC, Canada, with special areas of interest in immunology/allergy, endocrinology/hormones, orthomolecular medicine, anti-aging, detoxification, and prolotherapy to treat patients suffering from joint pain.
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.”
– Albert Einstein
Headshot photo by Alejandra Aguirre – PhotoAli.com
Recent & Upcoming Shows:
October 11, 2018: Andrew Lopez – TOXIN-FREE GARDENING & PEST CONTROL (LISTEN NOW)
December 13, 2018: Kathryn Kellogg – ZERO WASTE HOLIDAYS – Part 2 (ENTERTAINING & DECORATING) (LISTEN NOW)
March 14, 2019: Kate Nicholson – OPIOIDS & PAIN: THE REST OF THE STORY (LISTEN NOW)
June 13, 2019: Maralee Mclean – PROTECTING SEXUALLY ABUSED CHILDREN (LISTEN NOW)
February 13, 2020: Dr. Natasha Turner – WOMEN, HORMONES & KETOSIS (LISTEN LIVE)
March 12, 2020: Gail Wetzler, PT, DPT, EDO, BI-D – ALTERNATIVE THERAPIES: BARRAL’S VISCERAL MANIPULATION (LISTEN LIVE)
April 9, 2020: Dr. Tom O’Bryan – REVERSING AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE (LISTEN LIVE)
June 11, 2020: E E.K.R. Venugopal IAS RETD) Human Rights Commissioner (India) – ERADICATING POVERTY (LISTEN LIVE)
July 9, 2020: Dr. Paul Anderson – OUTSIDE THE BOX CANCER THERAPIES (LISTEN LIVE)
More Exciting Guests To Look Forward To…
Robyn McCord O’Brien – “REAL FOOD”
Drs. Karin & Rick Dina – RAW FOOD NUTRITION
Melvin Bray – STORYING INCLUSIVITY FOR KIDS
Allison Carmen – THE GIFT OF MAYBE
PODCASTS of Past Shows
1 / 2WHAT'S WITH WHEAT? with Cyndi O'Meara on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowWHAT IS MAST CELL ACTIVATION SYNDROME? - Dr. Jill Carnahan MD on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING GLUTEN & THE GUT with Dr. Alessio Fasano, World-Renowned Celiac & Non-Celiac ResearchIRVIN YALOM & His Memoir 'BECOMING MYSELF' on the Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowAudrey Proulx: Change the WorldTOXIC BLACK MOLD EXPOSURE & REMEDIES with Dr Jill Carnahan on the Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowCBT, REBT & Positive Psychology -How Dr Albert Ellis Changed Psychotherapy (Dr Theresa Nicassio)FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE DR JILL CARNAHAN'S LIFE-CHANGING CANCER STORY on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowSURPRISING FACTS ABOUT GLUTEN YOU PROBABLY DON'T KNOW with Nadine GrzeskowiakTHE DIDGERIDOO: CURING SLEEP APNEA, SOUND HEALING & THE DIDGETHE OTHER OPIOID CRISIS with Kate Nicholson JD, Americans with Disability Act (ADA) ChampionSUSTAINABLE LIVING - A SIMPLER WAY TO LIVE: Dr. David Boyd 'The Optimistic Environmentalist'WHY IS SALT SO BAD FOR YOU? Dr. Saul Pilar MD Shares The Truth about Salt & HealthRETHINKING SLOW FOOD & PLEASURE with Raw Food Chef James SantMINDFUL EATING WITH MAYO & HAELY LINDAU on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowNEVER, EVER GIVE UP! - MONICA GARTNER SHARES HER INSPIRING STORY Living with Osteogenesis ImperfectaHow Glyphosate Destroys Your Gut with Dr. Stephanie Seneff January 9, 2020Aube Giroux - MODIFIED: A FOOD LOVER'S JOURNEY INTO GMOs on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowDr Philip Zimbardo – FROM CREATING EVIL TO INSPIRING HEROISM (The Heroic Imagination Project)RETHINKING LIFELONG IINTIMACY with OB/Gyn Barb Depree MD on The Dr. Theresa NIcassio ShowShocking New Discoveries About GLUTEN with Nadine Grzeskowiak on The Dr Theresa NIcassio ShowRETHINKING LIFE with Deanna Won on The Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING MOOD DISORDERS with Functional Medicine Doctor Jill Carnahan MD -Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowTHE DEVIL’S DAUGHTER with Playwright & Actor Melody Owen at Vancouver Fringe FestivalRETHINKING 'HONEST MEDICINE' with Julia Schopick on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowFART FACTS: What Are Your Farts Telling You? with Dr David Miller ND on The Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowBEAT CANCER with INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE: How Terminal Cancer Patients Beat The Odds (Rick Shapiro)Dr. Stephanie Seneff - DEUTERIUM, GLYPHOSATE & HEALTHCHANGING EDUCATION: Teaching Kids with Mindfulness in Mind & Teen HumanitarianWHAT IS NATURAL DETOXIFICATION? - Dr Jessica Renfer ND on The Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING PAIN AS TEACHER with Dr Paul Epstein on the Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING SPINAL CORD INJURY: Victim to Survivor to Thriver with Logan Seelye & Melody OwenRETHINKING TRAGEDY: "Crushed Alive: From Tragedy to Triumph"RETHINKING THE POWER OF ART: Caprice Hogg (& Melody Owen: On Embracing Life)RETHINKING YOUR OWN BRAND OF SEXY with Dr. Susan Edelman on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowDr Theresa Nicassio Radio Show Barbara Arrowsmith YoungRETHINKING EXERCISE, AGING, MOOD & BRAIN HEALTH with Kate Maliha on the Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING PARENTING with Leeza Steindorf on The Dr. Theresa NIcassio ShowFOODS THAT KILL CANCER & FOODS THAT FEED IT - Nutritionist Haely Lindau on Dr Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING JOY & KINDNESS Thru Art & Urban Gardening on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING FOOD & FERTILITY with Dr. Lorne Brown of Acubalance on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING AUTISM: A Mother-Daughter Love StoryRETHINKING MOMENTS & MINDFUL LIVING with Marianne Pestana on The Dr Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING HAZING, SEXUAL ASSAULTS & SUBSTANCE ABUSE: Michael Ayalon on Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING HUMAN RIGHTS with LGBTQI Advocate Michelle Emson on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowARE YOU SITTING TOO MUCH? SITTING DISEASE on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowRETHINKING FOOD LABELING with Caroline Moassessi on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio ShowElton John’s Rocket Man, Love, Kindness, Health & HappinessLIFE-CHANGING CELIAC DISEASE with Jules Shepard on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Radio ShowRETHINKING OBSTACLES - Stories of Courage on The Dr. Theresa Nicassio Show1 / 2
January 16, 2017: Kate Maliha – EXERCISE FOR HEALTHY AGING, MOOD & BRAIN HEALTH & Judy Russell – How Are The Big Toe & Kidney Connected?(LISTEN NOW)
January 23, 2017: Dr. Jill Carnahan – DOCTOR SURVIVOR: LESSONS OVERCOMING CANCER (LISTEN NOW)
February 27, 2017: Dr. Alessio Fasano – CELIAC DISEASE, GLUTEN & THE GUT (LISTEN NOW)
April 3, 2017: Michael Ayalon – POSITIVE CHANGE ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES (LISTEN NOW)
September 25, 2017: Dr. Paul Epstein – ILLNESS AS OPPORTUNITY, PAIN AS TEACHER (LISTEN NOW)
About Dr. Theresa
A Registered Psychologist in Vancouver, Canada, Dr. Theresa Nicassio is an integrative health and wellness educator who is fiercely committed to advocating for empowerment, inclusivity, and kindness in all its forms.
Passionate about making the world a better place, Theresa contributes to social, emotional, and environmental transformation using her professional knowledge and personal experiences for the betterment of society and the planet.
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