Joanne Carr, RHN
Joanne Carr, RHN, has more than 15 years of experience as a registered holistic nutritionist. She has lectured at natural health product seminars across Canada and contributes to various health publications.
Stephanie Dickison is a journalist who writes about beauty, fashion, food, and entertainment for many international publications.
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.
Will Richter is a freelance writer living in Vancouver.
Deborah Treijs, MH
Deborah Treijs, MH, is a herbalist and freelance writer living in Calgary, AB.
Amanda Lee is a writer and former editor at alive.
Kimberly Easterbrook is a natural health products consultant, wellness coach, and longevity research writer.
Alana Gold, RD
Alana Gold, RD, is a registered dietitian who uses her nutrition expertise to educate others about health and wellness issues.
Erin Whalen is a freelance writer in Vancouver, BC.
Laura Newton is a writer and editor based in Whistler, BC.
Julie Daniluk, RHN with Lulu Cohen-Farnell and David Farnell
Julie Daniluk, RHN, hosts The Healthy Gourmet on the Oprah Winfrey Network and is the author of Meals that Heal Inflammation (Random House, 2011). Lulu Cohen-Farnell and David Farnell are the creators of the Real Food For Real Kids catering company.
Chef Mark McEwan
Laura Kalina, RD, MEd, and Cheryl Christian, CPT
Laura Kalina, RD, MEd, is a registered dietician and award winner for excellence in health promotion. Cheryl Christian, CPT, is a certified personal trainer, sports nutritionist, and owner of Next Level Health Inc.
Vince Yim is the digital content coordinator for alive and writer of the occasional piece. Passive voice is often used by him.
Meghan van Drimmelen, ND
Meghan van Drimmelen is a naturopathic physician practising in Victoria, BC. She has a general family practice with a special interest in womens health, fertility, hormones, and pediatrics.
Linda Miles is a doctor of Oriental medicine and holistic practitioner who has developed innovative natural personal care products for more than 30 years.
Sherry Xie, PhD
Sherry Xie, PhD, is a phytochemist who specializes in functional herbal compounds associated with human health and natural health product formulation. She is also the chief scientific officer of Viva Pharmaceutical Inc.
Tiffany Mayer is a journalist based in St. Catharines, Ontario. She finds no shortage of inspiration in the Niagara Region where she lives.
Brian Luptak is the head chef at The Acorn restaurant in Vancouver, where he continues to raise the bar with his innovative dishes, exceptional palate, and discerning eye for detail and presentation.
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