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Gena Hamshaw is a nutritionist and the creator of the blog The Full Helping. Her recipes have been featured in O Magazine, VegNews, Redbook and other publications. She is the author of the cookbooks Choosing Raw (2014), Food52 Vegan (2015) and Power Plates. Gena lives and works in New York City.
Chantelle Drobot, ND
Chantelle Drobot, ND, practises out of the Integrative Health Centre in Calgary. Her clinical focuses are hormonal issues, digestive disturbances, and stress-related conditions.
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Ann Harmer is a freelance writer and editor who lives in Garden Bay, BC.
C. Leigh Broadhurst, PhD
C. Leigh Broadhurst, PhD, is a geochemist and geobotanist at the leading US government agricultural research facility and a natural health author, lecturer, and consultant.
Pat Bennett is a freelance writer living in Longworth, BC. She has a passionate interest in water and environmental issues.
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Alana Gold, RD
Alana Gold, RD, is a registered dietitian who uses her nutrition expertise to educate others about health and wellness issues.
Lily Dawn Robertson
Lily Dawn Robertson is a health practitioner and freelance writer in Parksville, BC.
Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Corinna Richards is an international freelance health writer, web editor and designer, and the co-author of an upcoming book on wellness and integrative medicine.
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Amanda Lee is a writer and former editor at alive.
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