HANS is a non-profit society dedicated to ensuring Canadians have knowledge of and access to the powerful and effective properties of natural, complementary and alternative medicines and therapies.

HANS Events

HANS Professional Networking Night

Please join us at our annual holiday professional networking night- this year at InspireHealth! Great nibblies & always good conversations. Thanks for your continued support!
Natural Wellness Career & Jobs Fair

Join us for the third annual Natural Wellness Career & Jobs Fair! For those interested in careers or jobs in everything from nutrition to chiropractic to naturopathic medicine. Come network with colleges and employers and see what the buzz is about! Facebook event page Exhibitor Package ..

Latest News From the Natural Wellness Industry

Can the Bacteria in Your Gut Explain Your Mood?

25 November 2015 11:10AM
Eighteen vials were rocking back and forth on a squeaky mechanical device the shape of a butcher scale, and Mark Lyte was beside himself with excitement. ‘‘We actually got some fresh yesterday — freshly frozen,’’ Lyte said to a lab technician. Each vial contained a...

Genetically Modified Food- Is This Really Sustainable Agriculture?

17 November 2015 12:00PM
According to the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), “few topics in agriculture are more polarizing” than the introduction of genetic engineering (GE) into food production. One commentator calls this “the WWI of food issues.” Extreme statements are common: that genetically...

David Versus Monsanto

17 November 2015 11:53AM
Most Canadians who have ever been interested in the availability of organic food or the state of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in our country have heard of Percy Schmeiser....

Exercise and Nutrition: The Success of Synergy

10 November 2015 9:35AM
When it comes to making healthy lifestyle changes, people often wonder: “What is more important, nutrition or exercise?” At InspireHealth we believe both are of utmost importance and when considered together, proper nutrition and appropriate exercise make a powerful immune-boosting team...

Treating the Symptoms of Perimenopause

10 November 2015 9:29AM
Like puberty, menopause is a normal part of aging that all women experience. Perimenopause refers to the changes that occur before your body stops menstruating, and menopause is the completion of your body’s reproductive window....

Acupuncture for Sports Injuries and Pain Conditions

10 November 2015 9:22AM
When people think of musculoskeletal issues, the first things that come to mind are chiropractic, physiotherapy and massage therapy. Acupuncture is usually sought after all the aforementioned have been exhausted yet relief is still not present. Actually, acupuncture can be the first line of choice...

The Pursuit of a Non-GMO Food Supply

3 November 2015 10:39AM
We decided to interview Maureen Kirkpatrick, the standards coordinator of the The Big Carrot, because we wanted to know just how difficult it is to live up to being as their website states, “Toronto’s first certified organic health food store specializing in organically grown, non-GMO...

HANS Wellness Directory allows you to search your neighbourhood for any number of wellness practitioners from Naturopaths to Nutritionists.

Refine your search to find a clinic that is:

  • Near Your Office
  • Open Sundays
  • Free Parking
  • Accepts Credit Cards
  • And so much more

You can contact the professional and book your appointment through the directory.

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