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

Natural Wellness Career & Jobs Fair

HANS is excited to be hosting our 2nd Annual Natural Wellness Career & Jobs Fair! For everyone interested in learning what new career opportunities are out there in the natural wellness field-- uniting with the colleges and employers that offer them. Thanks to Pacific Rim College for spon..
8th Annual Cancer Prevention & Healing

Join us for a public lecture with Dr. Adam McLeod, as he shares his clinical experience in caring for those with regards to cancer. Dr. McLeod will be speaking from 12-2 pm, with a break and time to visit the attending booths. Naturopathic medicine has a wide range of tools that are effective at..
HANS Professional Networking Night

Join us for our next HANS Networking Night, this time in the heart of New Westminster at the Polo Health + Longevity Centre. Bring a guest and enjoy meeting fellow local professionals, snacks and a tour of this newly opened facility. Call 604-435-0512 to RSVP. Looking forward to seeing you there! ..

Latest News From the Natural Wellness Industry

Health Canada reviewing whether fruit juice should be dumped from Food Guide

20 May 2015 11:20AM
TORONTO - The federal government is considering whether fruit juice should be squeezed out as a healthy dietary choice under Canada's Food Guide....

GMO debate shows big opinion gap between scientists, public over safety

19 May 2015 10:20AM
A major restaurant chain eliminating foods containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs) was sure to be controversial. Chipotle Mexican Grill continues to get pilloried in mainstream and social media, accused of shrugging off the views of most scientists who say that foods...

Opinion: More naturopathic access to patients would ease pressure

12 May 2015 9:26AM
Health care in British Columbia costs more than $18 billion per year. That’s more than $49 million every day. These massive costs, our aging population, and longer life spans, mean we need to be focused on healthy living more than ever and naturopathic medicine is a key part of that....

Flavour Country: Mark Schatzker's persuasive, original argument for better-tasting food

7 May 2015 11:11AM
The key to understanding why we like the way things taste lies not so much right under our noses, but rather, in them. The human nose, Mark Schatzker writes in his new book, The Dorito Effect, is technology money can’t buy — and even if it could, it would be in the form of a device...

The Cure for Brain Diseases Is in Your Gut

30 April 2015 3:09AM
Researchers are just now starting to link inflammation in your gut with some of the most deadly and debilitating diseases we have....

Chipotle to Stop Serving Genetically Altered Food

27 April 2015 9:16AM
In a first for a major restaurant chain, Chipotle Mexican Grill on Monday will begin serving only food that is free of genetically engineered ingredients....

Amazon tribe's gut bacteria reveals toll of Western lifestyle

24 April 2015 10:26AM
The reason scientists are so excited to be studying this tribe is because the bacteria in their body is pristine — they've had no contact with the outside products, medicines and germs that we're all exposed to daily. Our modern lifestyle in the West has decimated the population...

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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