Issues: Evidence Based Diet and Nutrition

Allergy Testing

Undetected allergies are one of the most common causes of unexplained illness.  The first step in effective treatment is to accurately diagnose the offending agents. Two methods of assessment are available at KNC to assess immediate and delayed allergies from... View Article

Amino Acid / Essential Fatty Acid Analysis

Blood or urine samples can be used to evaluate imbalances in amino acid or fatty acid metabolism. Results can provide valuable information about many disorders, including chronic fatigue, learning disabilities, depression, inflammatory disorders, and neurological dysfunction. These tests are also... View Article

Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis (CDSA)

Through stool analysis by specialty laboratories, the CDSA is used to evaluate the status of the digestive tract. Enzyme production, gut flora, yeast overgrowth, parasite evaluation, gut immune function and blood leakage are only a few parameters measured by this... View Article

Clinical Nutrition

The therapeutic use of vitamins, minerals, trace elements, amino acids and food products is what clinical nutrition is all about. Modern research has linked many conditions with imbalances in certain nutrients. When these nutrients are supplemented or given in larger... View Article

Allergy Therapies

An allergy is an exaggerated or abnormal reaction to a substance or physical state harmless to most other people. The cause is due to immune system dysfunction. Allergies can be seasonal, intermittent, or constant and usually involve the skin, nose,... View Article

Diet Therapy

One of the most commonly asked questions by patients is, “What should I be eating to get well and stay healthy?” Diet therapy is the therapeutic use of foods and food plans to treat a medical condition and assist the... View Article

Natural Cancer Treatment

A diagnosis of cancer is one of the most shocking situations to confront any person. Unfortunately, this disease is increasing in occurrence and younger individuals are being affected. Kelowna Naturopathic Clinic has a long history of providing progressive, complementary, natural... View Article

Weight Loss Programs

Many patients attend KNC for help with their weight. Some come for health related reasons and others purely for cosmetic enhancement. Nevertheless, inappropriate and excessive weight gain can be detrimental to one’s health linked to diseases like osteoarthritis, diabetes, cardiovascular... View Article