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Phil Gaimon

Phil Gaimon

Phil Gaimon is a former professional cyclist, author and entrepreneur. Follow him @philgaimon, ride with him at Phil’s Cookie Fondo and check out his new book Draft Animals.

Harriet Cooper

Harriet Cooper

Harriet Cooper is a freelance health writer and regular alive contributor.

Erin Ireland

Erin Ireland

Erin Ireland is a food reporter and plant-loving home cook with a passion for sharing to-die-for recipes and restaurant recommendations on her site, itstodiefor.ca.

Kristina Campbell, MSc

Kristina Campbell, MSc

Kristina Campbell, MSc, author of The Well-Fed Microbiome Cookbook, is a science writer specializing in bacteria and the gut microbiome.

Will Dean

Will Dean

Will Dean is the founder and CEO of Tough Mudder Inc.

Brenna Jacks, ND

Brenna Jacks, ND

Brenna Jacks, ND, is a member of the Pediatric Association of Naturopathic Physicians and maintains a general family practice.

Gail Johnson and Vanessa Annand

Gail Johnson and Vanessa Annand

Gail Johnson is an award-winning journalist.

Vanessa Annand is an editor at alive.

Kim McDevitt, MPH, RD

Kim McDevitt, MPH, RD

Kim McDevitt, MPH, RD, is the senior education specialist at Vega. She specializes in women’s health.

Samantha Gladish

Samantha Gladish

Samantha Gladish is a registered holistic nutritionist who coaches women all over the globe, helping them lose weight and balance their hormones with delicious food.

Jacqueline Shan, PhD, DSc

Jacqueline Shan, PhD, DSc

Jacqueline Shan, PhD, DSc, is a pharmacologist and pioneer in naturally derived medicine. Dr. Shan has recently launched Allergy-Rf™, clinically proven natural health product for multi-symptom allergy relief.

Stephanie Raymond

Stephanie Raymond

Stephanie Raymond is a Toronto-based freelance writer.

Will Richter

Will Richter

Will Richter is a freelance writer living in Vancouver.

Cara McKenna

Cara McKenna

Cara McKenna is a writer living on Vancouver Island.

Bryce Tarling

Bryce Tarling

Bryce Tarling is a technical and marketing communications specialist and alive contributor.

Noa Nichol

Noa Nichol

Noa Nichol is a freelance writer and editor in Vancouver.

Marlies Venier

Marlies Venier

Taline Gabrielian

Taline Gabrielian

Australia-based Taline Gabrielian, the founder of Hippie Lane, is one of the masterminds behind magical food. Find her on Instagram @talinegabriel.

Patti Barnes

Patti Barnes

Mom of five on a quest to exhaust all her children at the same time, Patricia Barnes spends her time doing seven different things at once and wishing someone would make her a cup of tea.

Debra Rughoo

Debra Rughoo

Debra Rughoo is a Toronto-based writer who has been published in the Toronto Star, Ottawa Citizen, and Hockey News.

Kelly Mickle

Kelly Mickle

Kelly Mickle is a freelance writer and reporter. A former New Yorker, she now splits her time between Los Angeles and Joshua Tree, where she writes about women’s health, food and fitness.

Priyanka Gupta, ND

Priyanka Gupta, ND

Priyanka Gupta, ND, specializes in women’s health and is an avid writer.

Michael Foston, ASc, BCRPA PT

Michael Foston, ASc, BCRPA PT

Michael Foston, ASc, BCRPA PT, is an outdoor enthusiast who’s deeply passionate about ocean activities. When he’s not firefighting or training clients, you’ll find him surfing or paddleboarding.

Paul Schulick

Paul Schulick

Paul Schulick is New Chapter’s founder, formulator and master herbalist.

Corina Dinca, ND

Corina Dinca, ND

Corina Dinca, ND, is a passionate teacher and lecturer and has an active general family practice in Toronto with a special focus on digestive disorders, autoimmune illnesses, and hormonal imbalances.

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