Jennifer Browne is an author, freelance wellness writer, and blogger. She has written "Happy Healthy Gut and Vegetarian Comfort Foods (Skyhorse Publishing, 2014 and 2015).
Amanda Lee is a writer and former editor at alive.
Lily Dawn Robertson
Lily Dawn Robertson is a health practitioner and freelance writer in Parksville, BC.
Ashley Rodriguez is a cookbook author, food photographer, instructor, and creator of the award-winning blog Not Without Salt. She lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband and three children.
Deborah Treijs, MH
Deborah Treijs, MH, is a herbalist and freelance writer living in Calgary, AB.
Erin Whalen is a freelance writer in Vancouver, 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.
Lesley D'Souza, ND, practices at Your Health Wellness Centre in Oakville, Ontario.
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.
Ken Babal, CN
Ken Babal has a clinical nutrition practice in Los Angeles and is the author of Good Digestion: Your Key to Vibrant Health (alive Books, 2000) and Maitake Mushroom and D-Fraction (Woodland, 2001).
Noa Glouberman is a freelance writer and editor based in Vancouver.
Chef Mark McEwan
Sara Kiyo Popowa
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.
Rob MacDonald, CH
Rob MacDonald is a clinical herbal therapist, writer, and educator with a herbal practice in Vancouver, BC.
Jamie Capranos practises homeopathy and herbal medicine on Salt Spring Island, BC.
Jennifer Walker, BScNutr
Jennifer Walker, BScNutr, has over 15 years of experience in product development and marketing of sport nutrition products.
Stephanie R. Kinnon
Stephanie R. Kinnon is a Vancouver-based freelance writer. Her work has appeared in Reader's Digest, Chatelaine Magazine, Her Sports, Northwest Runner, the Georgia Straight, Business in Vancouver, and IMPACT magazine.
Linda Miles is a doctor of Oriental medicine and holistic practitioner who has developed innovative natural personal care products for more than 30 years.
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.
Gabor Maté, MD
Gabor Maté, MD, is a Vancouver physician and the author of the best-selling When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress (Vintage Canada, 2004).
Gaetano Morello, ND
Gaetano Morello, ND, is a board-certified naturopathic doctor practising at the West Vancouver Wellness Centre in West Vancouver, BC.
Vince Yim is the digital content coordinator for alive and writer of the occasional piece. Passive voice is often used by him.
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