Dr. Joël Lee Villeneuve, ND

Dr Joel Villeneuve Naturopath Ottawa Revivelife High Performance Lifestyle


Dr. Joël Villeneuve, ND is a North American expert in Integrative Medicine, Motivational Coaching, Wellness Media & Founder of Revivelife™. She has recently been awarded the “Lifetime Achievement Award” for her contribution to health and wellness. 



Areas of Interest 



Dr. Joël, ND grew up in the prairies in a small- town Brandon, Manitoba and excelled in school and athletics. She received multiple scholarships to universities and chose the University of Waterloo to receive her undergraduate Bachelor of Science degree in 1987. With a passion for health, nutrition and athletics she moved to Toronto to attend the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine (CCNM).  She graduated as valedictorian in 1991 to receive her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND). She holds advanced certificates in Hormone Care, Personal Training, Advanced Homeopathy, Bowen Therapy and Craniosacral Therapy.

Dr. Joёl, ND has trained with world leaders in their fields including Dr. Neal Barnard, MD leader in Nutritional Medicine, Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, MD expert in Cardiovascular Medicine, Dr. Thierry Hertoghe, MD, international hormone expert including his work with Suzanne Sommers,  Dr. Erika Scwartz, MD, bio-identical hormone doctor, Dr. Charles Bens, PhD, corporate health expert, and Dr. Ben Lerner, DC, Co-Founder of Maximized Living to name a few.  Dr. Joël, ND has over 25 years of experience facilitating thousands of patients to optimal health 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 to her patients and her team.

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©; Professional Practice Management Tools and The Woman’s Health Care Initiative- “ Natural Approaches to Menopause” for the general public and professionals including: Chiropractic Doctors, Psychiatrists and Physicians. She is the contributing scientific editor of “Maximized Metabolix” supplementation and metabolic testing. Dr. Joёl, ND is an innovator in preventive medicine developing the latest strategies in laboratory testing and assessments including Optizone©, genetic DNA testing, hormones, digestive biomarkers intolerances & allergies. 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  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.


Career Highlights

She has recently been awarded the “Lifetime Achievement Award” for her contribution to health and wellness. She 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. Dr. Joёl, ND believes that it is important to share and connect with those around you. 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. She is a member of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) www.pcrm.org, the Sports Nutrition Institute (SNI) and 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. Joёl, ND has also co-created The Maximized Metabolix” educational and certification program for leading doctors around the globe. She is a board member of the North American Metabolic & Nutrition Certification Program (NAMN) of which she is a co-founder. She continues to educate teaching about “Integrative Wellness Medicine” at the University of Ottawa School of MedicineIntegrative Medicine, at the Institute of Holistic NutritionEndocrinology & Holistic Food Preparation.

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, working 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 Medicine, Counseling, Nutrition and Acupuncture. The Revivelife™ Centre includes a Wellness Clinic, Spa, Pharmacy & Labs which provides the latest technology in preventive medicine promoting optimal vs normal health. Naturopathic Dr. Joël’s vision is to inspire vitality, balance, and empowerment in all. For Dr. Joël’s Health Blog or to Book A Media Appearance Click Here…

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 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

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