About CanAlt Health Laboratories:

Canadian Alternative Health Laboratories is a Canadian owned company dedicated to providing trace mineral and toxic metal screening and support services to professional health practitioners. Committed to the philosophies of Natural Medicine and to the advancement of human health, CanAlt understands the needs of our partners in health care. CanAlt’s integrated approach to patient diagnosis and assessment is easy and affordable:

  • Complete CanAlt’s Nutritional Symptomatology Questionnaire. Isolate symptoms and conditions.
  • Perform a Hair Mineral Analysis. Determine mineral deficiencies/excesses and/or toxic metals.
  • Monitor the progress of any detoxification/chelation therapy with urine screening
Our commitment is twofold:
  • Through ongoing research and analysis, continually investigate the interactions between minerals in the body, diet, the environment, and human health and wellness.
  • Share this knowledge and make these analytical tools available to health care practitioners and their patients.

CanAlt Directors

Dr. Pierre Beaumier
Ph.D, C. Chem. – President

Dr. Beaumier has over 34 years of experience in the field of analytical chemistry. As a past president of the Canadian Society for Chemistry (2008-2009) and one of the founders of Maxxam Analytics, Canada‟s largest private analytical testing laboratory, Dr. Beaumier has been at the forefront of innovations in the areas of the development of testing methods, improving analytical accuracy, and quality systems and standards. These efforts have spanned a large number of commercial sectors including environmental testing, genetics, pharmaceuticals, food safety, human drug testing, occupational health and safety applications, and testing services for the oil and gas industry.

Throughout his career, Dr. Beaumier has contributed significantly not only to the science of analysis but also to the ongoing development of scientific standards and public education through participation in the Standards Council of Canada, the Society of Chemistry, the International Association of Racing Chemists and Hospitals in Common Laboratories.

Contact email: pierre@canaltlabs.com
Nagy Azat
M.Sc. (Analytical Chemistry),N.C.,C.Chem.–Director of Lab Services

Mr. Azat has been providing high quality lab testing services to Naturopathic Doctors and health professionals Internationally for over 30 years. As the lab manager for Anamol Laboratories, Mr. Azat brings to CanAlt Laboratories a wealth of expertise in the area of mineral and heavy metal analysis using both hair and urine samples. He has a solid reputation in the industry for providing health care partners with prompt and accurate results, and with maintaining the highest quality in analytical standards.

Throughout his years of experience, Mr. Azat has developed numerous professional relationships with Naturopathic Doctors across Canada and has a unique understanding of the specific and evolving needs of their profession.

Contact email: nagy@canaltlabs.com
Dave Boomer
Dip.Tech., B.Tech., M.Sc., RNC – Director of Technical Services

Mr. Boomer holds a degree in biochemistry from Ryerson University and, for over 30 years, has studied methods for the detection of minerals and metals in the body, their inter-relationships, and how they impact human health. As part of his commitment to expanding development and use of analytical methods in the scientific and naturopathic communities, he is a frequent lecturer on analytical chemistry at Brock University, Sheridan College, Ryerson University and the Naturopathic College. He has numerous technical publications related to these topics and the development of analytical technology and methods.

With over 39 years of experience Mr. Boomer was the manager of the Spectroscopy Laboratory with the Ministry of the Environment. In this capacity, he was responsible for the development of analytical methods, as well as the Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)

Contact email: dave@canaltlabs.com
Frank Roberts
Director of Sales

Frank joined CanAlt Labs in 2012 as Director of Sales. With 30 years sales experience and many Sales Awards, he is responsible for the Sales and Promotion of the Lab services. Frank is available to provide Free Presentations about Hair Analysis, to educate the consumer and show why a Hair Mineral Analysis can help bring you more business. If you require any information, please contact him.

Contact email: frank@canaltlabs.com

More of the Team

Andre Lalonde Msc.S, ND, FT
Clinician ND, Kinesiologist, Sport Therapist

André Lalonde has always had a passion for education and health care. In 1991, he graduated from Université de Montréal with a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing. He also embarked on a parallel Naturopathic diploma from the Collège canadien de naturopathie, graduating in 1992. He returned to his studies to obtain a Master’s degree in Sport Sciences in 2009, specializing in Kinesiology and Fitness and obtained his Naturopathic Medecine degree in 2016.

With a number of years in private practice as a Clinician ND, André Lalonde has worked in the field of health care for more than 29 years as a Nurse Clinician in the emergency, intensive care and renal failure departments, as Kinesiologist in neuromuscular rehabilitation and Sport Therapist. He recently join Can Alt's team as a Consultant Expert for the Quebec division

Will Houghton
Sales Consultant

Will Houghton is currently the longest serving hair mineral analysis and mineral balancing consultant in the UK. He trained with the pioneers of hair analysis in 2010 and now distributes hair analysis and other diagnostic testing throughout the UK and Europe, and offers consultants to clients who need assistance. Will's previous career and training was within cooperate business development and account management based in London. His other training includes becoming a naturopathic nutritional consultant and a Smart Relaxation and Mindfulness coach.

CanAlt’s Scientific Advisory

Ramiz Saad
B.Sc. (Biochemistry)

Ramiz Saad is a well developed and highly motivated laboratory supervisor and analytical research scientist with over 30 years of versatile experiences in water, food, tissue and environmental industries. Ramiz possesses extensive experience in ICP-MS testing method technology. Ramiz's area of expertise and contributor is in the data evaluation of the elements in the hair tissue mineral analysis.

CanAlt’s Medical Advisory Committee

In an effort to further our commitment to research and education of hair mineral analysis and nutritional balancing CanAlt is pleased to introduce our Medical Advisory Committee. As experts in the field of nutritional balancing, Zoltan Rona, M.D., Lorenzo Diana, N.D. and Inna Dolgopolsky will work with CanAlt’s research team to share information on clinical diagnoses and treatment options. Based on the cumulative knowledge of our medical advisors and external studies CanAlt will provide the most recent information in it’s reporting, interpretation and consultations.

Meet the Medical Advisory Committee...

Zoltan P. Rona, M.D., M.Sc.

Dr. Rona is a graduate of McGill University Medical School (1977) and has a Master’s Degree in Biochemistry and Clinical Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut (1984). He is past president of The Canadian Holistic Medical Association (1987-88) and the author of three Canadian bestsellers, The Joy of Health (1991), Return to the Joy of Health (1995) and Childhood Illness and The Allergy Connection (1997). He is co-author with Jeanne Marie Martin of The Complete Candida Yeast Guidebook (1996) and is the medical editor of the Benjamin Franklin Award winning Encyclopedia of Natural Healing (1998). He has had a private medical practice in Toronto for the past 30 years, has appeared on radio and TV as well as lectured extensively in Canada and the U.S. He currently writes regular articles for Alive, Revive and Vitality magazines and for several web sites. His latest book “Vitamin D, the Sunshine Vitamin” was published in 2010.

Lorenzo M. Diana, N.D.

Dr. Diana is a graduate of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and York University. Since graduation, he has established his practice as a Naturopathic Doctor through a number of clinics in Ontario, located in Ajax, Markham, Mississauga and Simcoe. While he has developed an eclectic practice, he has cultivated particular expertise in women's issues, digestive disorders, Naturopathic Oncology, Fibromyalgia, preventive healthcare and more. Dr. Diana uses a wide range of treatment modalities including Homeopathy, Acupuncture and Nutritional and Botanical Medicine for the benefit of his patients.

Inna Dolgopolsky, M.Eng, DIHom

Inna came to Homeopathic Medicine and Natural Health after a long career as a Bio-Chemist, Analytical Chemist and Chemical Engineer. This inter-disciplinary background allows her to understand the value of mineral status evaluation through hair analysis and its impact on human health. Inna uses hair analysis in her practice and delivers lectures on its applications to homeopaths and other health practitioners. Inna is the founder of Vital Force ID Homeopathy and Wellness Clinic.