Omega 3 Testing
Measures percentages of omega-3 fatty acids EPA, DPA and DHA as a potential indicator of various health risks.
DHA Testing
Indicates whether mothers are providing adequate DHA levels to their infants through breastfeeding.
Hair Cortisol Analysis
Provides a complementary method of monitoring stress and cortisol exposure in the body over longer periods of time.
IgG Food Sensitivity
A valuable tool often used to help design elimination diets for patients with several chronic conditions.
Hair Mineral Analysis
Provides the basis for a nutritional balancing program to establish and maintain optimal levels of wellness.

Providing support services to professional health practitioners across North America, CanAlt Health Laboratories specializes in providing screening of nutritional elements and toxic metals via laboratory analysis of hair, blood and breast milk samples.

Our philosophy focuses on patient symptomatology and the assessment, detection and treatment of heavy metal burdens and nutritional deficiencies. Using state-of-the-art laboratory equipment and today's most modern testing practices, CanAlt offers:

Hair Mineral Analysis

Hair Mineral Analysis:

Hair samples are collected and screened to measure the levels of up to 60 essential minerals and toxic metals.

This information, along with dietary and nutritional evaluations, provides the basis for a nutritional balancing program to establish and maintain optimal levels of wellness.

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Hair Cortisol Analysis

Hair is collected and screened to measure the cortisol levels in picograms of cortisol per milligram of provided sample.

Long term levels as measured in hair may allow assessments relating to stress levels and causation of chronic diseases based on a continuous activation of the HPA axis.

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Food Intolerance

Food Intolerance Testing:

A small blood sample is collected and tested using the ELISA method for IgG antibodies to more than 220 foods.

Blood sample detection of food-specific IgG antibodies is recognized as a reliable method to identify foods that may be causing symptoms and to guide elimination diets.

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Breast Milk

Breast Milk DHA Testing:

A few drops of breast milk are collected using a specialized paper strip, then tested to generate a personalized fatty acid profile including DHA.

Results enables breastfeeding mothers to determine whether they are providing adequate amounts of DHA to their infants, and make dietary and or supplementation adjustments if needed.

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Omega 3

Omega 3 Blood Testing:

A small amount of blood is measured for percentages of long chain omega-3 fatty acids EPA, DPA and DHA.

If low, the resulting OmegaScoreĀ® is a very strong indicator of various health risks which can generally be corrected with increased intake of omega-3 fatty acids from certain food sources and/or supplements.

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Our mission is to provide our clients and partners with consistent and timely analytical services using the latest technology and established quality systems, operating as an ISO 15189 Plusā„¢ accredited medical laboratory.

We are pleased to be a licensed medical laboratory authorized by the Ontario Ministry of Health, and the only laboratory in Canada accredited in hair mineral analysis.

We are committed to the continuous advancement in the field of health and wellness, expanding our service offering to best support practitioners and their patients.

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Health Care Providers:

CanAlt now provides simple online requisition forms and test result delivery through our online portal. Please contact us for more information or to set up your free practitioner account.

For more information on our laboratory services, free sample kits or to discuss how our services aid your practice, please contact us using our online form or call us toll-free at 1-877-900-8008 to speak with a representative.

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Dedicated to the advancement of human health, CanAlt is involved in several research projects worldwide.