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Joel Villeneuve, ND


Dr. Joёl Villeneuve, Naturopathic Doctor in Ottawa is the Founder and Clinical Director of Revivelife Clinic and the author of Powerfoods 101 (www.powerfoods101.com), a project in partnership with the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation (www.ottawacancer.ca) in support of Complimentary Medicine Cancer Research. Dr. Joёl, ND’s pursuit of excellence, providing trusted care to her patients, motivational coaching, wellness media and corporate health has defined her 25+ year journey as a highly respected Naturopathic Doctor Practicing Integrative Natural Medicine. She has recently been awarded the “Lifetime Achievement Award” and Ottawa’s favourite Naturopathic Doctor for her contribution to health and wellness.


To Inspire Health, Naturally

Areas of Interest

  • Advanced Diagnostic Testing
  • Longevity Medicine
  • Hormone & Weight Balance
  • Digestion
  • Autoimmune, Lyme and Mold Toxicity
  • Nutrition & Athletic Performance

Dr. Joёl, ND believes that one of the most important questions to ask is “why” to investigate the root cause linked to disease. When the root cause is discovered and supported to restore balance in the body the greatest impact can be made to move towards one’s path to wellness. She focuses on promoting optimal health by providing personalized treatment plans that are based on science and nature, in collaboration with other health professionals, compliments support for any nutritional deficiencies or side-effects that may be linked to required medications, and focuses on the reduction or elimination of medications in conjunction with your medical team where possible, that are based on science and naturally derived.


Dr. Joёl, ND grew up in the prairies in a small-town Brandon, Manitoba and excelled in school and athletics. She completed her Bachelor of Science Degree at the University of Waterloo (U of W), graduated as valedictorian to receive her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND) from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM) in Toronto and obtained her certificate in Personal Training from the Sports Performance Institute. She received numerous scholarships and awards during her formal academic training. Dr. Joёl, ND has received training in naturopathic therapies including: Lifestyle Counseling, Nutrition, Acupuncture, Botanical Medicine, Homeopathy and Athletic Performance throughout North America and internationally.

Dr. Joёl, ND pursued further postgraduate training and advanced certificates in the following areas:

  • Advanced Plant Based Nutrition – with Dr. Neal Barnard, MD Leader in Nutritional Medicine
  • Functional Nutritional Medicine – with Dr. Ben Lerner, DC, Co-Founder of Maximized Living
  • Integrative Cardiology – with Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, MD Cardiologist
  • Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy – with Dr. Hertoghe, MD International Hormone Expert & Contributor to Suzanne Sommers books.
  • Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy – with Dr. Erika Scwartz, MD Bio-Identical Hormone Doctor & Author
  • Functional & Personalized Hormone Restoration Therapy
  • Homeopathy – with Dr. Rajan Sankaran, World Renown Researcher and Practitioner of Homeopathy
  • Lyme & Co-Infections
  • Autoimmune Health Conditions
  • Athletic Performance
  • Corporate Wellness – with Dr. Charles Bens, PhD Corporate Health Expert

Dr. Joёl, ND has been a member of the following institutions as a professional educator for “Integrative Wellness Medicine”:

  • University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine www.med.uottawa.ca – Integrative Medicine
  • Institute of Holistic Nutrition www.instituteofholisticnutrition.com– Endocrinology
  • Institute of Holistic Nutrition www.instituteofholisticnutrition.com– Holistic Food Preparation
  • Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation ottawacancer.ca – Power Foods 101
  • The Woman’s Health Care Initiative “ Natural Approaches to Menopause”

Dr. Joёl, ND holds the following professional memberships and affiliations:

  • The College of Naturopaths of Ontario (CONO) www.collegeofnaturopaths.on.ca
  • Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors (OAND) oand.org
  • Canadian Association of Naturopathic Doctors (CAND) www.cand.ca
  • Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) www.pcrm.org
  • SIBO Canada sibo.ca
  • International Lyme & Associated Diseases Society (ILADS) www.ilads.org
  • Bowen Therapy bowtech.com
  • Sports Nutrition Institute (SNI)
  • North American Metabolic & Nutrition Certification Program (NAMN)of which she is a co-founder

She is a consultant to many organizations including Farm Boy, Greco and athletic teams including holding the position of Director of Nutrition for the NCO Ski Racing Team. She continues to teach health programs in the community and at The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation.

Dr. Joël, ND has facilitated thousands of patients to optimal health as well as provided health education with her vision to inspire vitality, balance and empowerment in all, as a board certified Naturopathic Doctor and is continually advancing her education to bring the latest clinical research as well as new and innovative procedures to her patients and her team.

Career Highlights

Dr. Joёl, ND is recognized for her roles as an integrative doctor, author, personal trainer, key option leader, entrepreneur, TV Host, media personality, professional educator and national speaker. She has founded the Power Foods 101 Project with a Nutrition & Health program for those touched by cancer, Nutritional Tours for both adults and kids and written the book Power Foods 101!”  as a community project with proceeds to The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation. Dr. Joёl, ND is the founder of “Blast Off To Kids Wellness” to create awareness of autism and support Children At Risk.

Dr. Joёl, ND has researched and developed programs including: directing clinical trials & reviews such as the European designed Healthy & Active™ Weight Management Program; Be Lean & Greco Lean Life Weight Management Programs©; Be Well Program©; The High Performance Lifestyle Program©; Super Kids©; and Professional Practice Management Tools. She is the contributing scientific editor of “Maximized Metabolix” supplementation and metabolic testing. Dr. Joёl, ND is an activist for policy & government regulations serving on the Board of professionals for the regulatory affairs of Natural Health Products Labeling and Licensing: Natural Health Products Directorate’s (NHPD’s) Panel Member: “Evidence Requirements for NHPs Intended for Use as Weight Loss and/or Weight Management Aids”.

Dr. Joël, ND is the founder, clinical director and CEO of The Revivelife Clinic, which is one of the region’s largest providers of integrated health services including Naturopathic Medicine in Ottawa, that works in alliance with medical doctors, businesses, the fitness industry and government bodies to promote optimal wellness. The professional resources include: High Performance Lifestyle, Naturopathic, Chiropractic & Osteopathic Medicine, Counseling, Nutrition and Acupuncture. The Revivelife Clinic includes a Wellness Clinic, Spa, Pharmacy & Labs which provides the latest technology in preventive medicine promoting optimal vs normal health.

Why I Love What I Do

Life is about igniting your Jump-Out-Bed energy to kickstart your day and Dr. Joёl, ND is grateful that those around her and the work that she do gives her just that. There is nothing more rewarding than knowing you have inspired someone else to tap into their inner energy and bliss to become the best that they can be! Smile…. It’s contagious!

Living Life 

People often ask her where she finds her energy? The secret is simple, surround yourself by people you love, make energizing connections and be open to at any time in life being either the teacher or the student. In her downtime, Dr. Joёl, ND can be found enjoying active family time with her husband, two sons and two dogs Lola & Roxy skiing, biking or traveling. You can also find her whipping up a new culinary delight sparking her inner foodie, photographing or just relaxing at any of our nearby lakes! For more on Power Foods 101 or Dr. Joёl, ND

Live Your Extraordinary Life!


Dr. Joel, ND vision is to Inspire Health, Naturally.

  • Medically trained, Naturally focused.


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In the media:

Dr. Joël, ND  appears regularly on television with appearances on CTV Morning Live, CTV News At Noon, Rogers TV, Revivelife™ TV, CBC News, and CJOH. She contributes frequently to magazines, committees, corporate health programs and is a go to person for Natural Health and Nutrition. She is on the Editorial Advisory Board for the publications Alive & Fit and Your Health Matters. For more media:

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