Bronte Natural Health Clinic is Oakville’s award winning and most established naturopathic health center.  We pride ourselves on continuing education to provide patients with the most advanced natural therapies and professional products.  Our services also include health and wellness testing, and customized therapeutic lifestyle programs.  Our services are provided by licensed and regulated naturopathic doctors and their team of highly qualified complementary practitioners to provide nutritional consulting, blood testing and physical therapies.


Darlene Gustin BSc ND


Darlene Gustin was born and raised in Oakville, where she now lives and practices as a naturopathic doctor.  She founded the Bronte Natural Health Clinic in 1991 and has been a highly respected member of her local medical community.  Her excellence in integrated naturopathic health care quickly lead to the success of Bronte Natural Health Clinic which is largely based on word of mouth referrals.


Darlene received her Bachelor of  Science from the University of Toronto, and immediately followed with four years of full-time studies at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.  She has been the recipient of various academic awards and was co-valedictorian of her graduating class of naturopathic doctors in 1991.  Darlene continues to be an avid participant in continuing education for naturopaths and has many certificates in women’s health, oncology, nutrition, and therapeutic lifestyle.

Crina Cretu, B.A., C.N.P.


Crina is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner who graduated with honors from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition. She holds a Diploma in Applied Holistic Nutrition and for years she has been teaching simple and accessible nutritional protocols as a way of supporting the body’s innate ability to heal. She is well trained in Live Blood Cell Microscopy also known as Darkfield Microscopy, which she uses to help assess and monitor the nutritional and digestive health of patients.

Crina is also a Mindfulness Meditation Instructor with certification from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Social Work. She teaches patients how to apply mindfulness-based tools and techniques as a way to improve health and develop coping skills to better manage life stressors.

Paula Felicia De Candia, DHMS Hom.


Paula is a practicing Homeopath and Vice President of the Ontario Homeopathic Medical Association. She is also trained in Dry and Live Blood Cell Analysis, Reflexology and BodyTalk.  Paula is passionate about empowering stressed and overwhelmed patients to restore and maintain a vibrant, healthy life.

Paula Felicia De Candia, DHMS Hom. | Bronte Natural Health Clinic

Christina Cagnin (Lovasic), Honours B.A.


Christina certified as an Iridologist in 2013, where she began her practice in Stoney Creek. She holds an Honours Bachelors Degree from McMaster University, is a Certified Yoga Instructor and is continuing studies at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition. Her areas of focus is the Gut-Brain Connection, including IBS/IBD, Digestive Health, Anxiety and Mental Health. Christina works with patients holistically, with a vision to encourage happy, healthy and fulfilled lives through balanced lifestyle and nutrition.

Nancy Iannuzzi, Front Desk Reception


Nancy is the face of our clinic and front desk reception.  She has over 20 years of Customer Service experience, providing our patients reliable and professional service each and every day.  She is committed to be of service to others – to patients and to the team of practitioners in our clinic.  She is our subject matter expert and can help to address concerns, questions and communications within our clinic.


Above all, Nancy has a passion for natural medicine and healing.