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John Mackey and Raj Sisodia

John Mackey and Raj Sisodia

John Mackey is the co-founder and co-CEO of Whole Foods Market. Raj Sisodia is a professor and research scholar at Babson College. They’re the authors of Conscious Capitalism: Liberating the Heroic Spirit of Business.

Dan Caldwell

Dan Caldwell

Dan Caldwell is the founder and president of TapouT. He’s also a speaker and business consultant.

Leanne Mai-Ly Hilgart

Leanne Mai-Ly Hilgart

Leanne Mai-ly Hilgart is the founder of Vaute Couture, a fashion house that was named one of the 25 most innovative businesses in New York City by Business Insider in 2013. She spent her life savings to create her first line of high-performance, high-ethics and high-style outerwear.

McKenzie Maxson

McKenzie Maxson

McKenzie Maxson is a writer and journalist based in Manhattan. She focuses on health, fitness and science writing and loves a good workout session herself. Follow @mckenziemmaxson on Twitter and Instagram.

Juliana Sobral

Juliana Sobral

Julie Morris

Julie Morris

Julie Morris is a Los Angeles-based natural food chef, superfood expert and bestselling author of five books. She’s an active advocate for whole, plant-based foods and superfoods for optimal health.

Heather Crosby

Heather Crosby

Heather Crosby is a plant-powerful wellness coach who's developed more than 500 gluten-free, plant-based recipes on her site YumUniverse.com.

Tony Horton

Tony Horton

Tony Horton is the creator of the P90X fitness series, 10-Minute Trainer and 22-Minute Hard Corps. He’s also a motivational speaker and the author of top-selling books like The Big Picture. In keeping with his passion for healthy living, Tony recently created a fitness-friendly hair and skin care line.

Laura Smith Kay

Laura Smith Kay

Alison Tetrick

Alison Tetrick

Alison Tetrick is a professional cyclist for Cylance Pro Cycling. She races all over the world, serves on the boards of USA Cycling and the Women’s Cycling Association and works with Amgen’s Breakaway from Cancer®. She’s also in graduate school, studying neuropsychology. Follow her adventures on Instagram (@amtetrick) and Twitter (@AMTetrick) and at alisontetrick.com.

Jennifer Browne

Jennifer Browne

Jennifer Browne is an author and freelance wellness writer. Her third book is The Good Living Guide to Medicinal Tea: 50 Ways to Brew the Cure for What Ails You.

Tiffany Cruikshank

Tiffany Cruikshank

Tiffany Cruikshank is an internationally known yoga teacher, health and wellness expert and author. Her book, Optimal Health for a Vibrant Life, is a 30-day detox guide for yogis. Find her workshop, teacher training and retreat schedule at yogamedicine.com, or try her classes online at yogaglo.com.

Mary K. Nagai, MD, iMD, PhD

Mary K. Nagai, MD, iMD, PhD

Mary K. Nagai, MD, iMD, PhD, is a graduate of the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine.

Catherine Roscoe Barr

Catherine Roscoe Barr

Catherine Roscoe Barr, BSc Neuroscience, is a Vancouver-based wellness coach, speaker, lifestyle journalist, and founder of The Life Delicious (thelifedelicious.ca)—offering local, wilderness, and international luxury wellness retreats.

Rita Patel, ND

Rita Patel, ND

Rita Patel is a naturopathic doctor who sees patients at Sprains and Strains Wellness Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, and at the Student Health Centre at McMaster University. She also lectures at McMaster University and the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.

Angela Wright

Angela Wright

Angela Wright, RNCP, focuses on educating and empowering clients to make gradual tweaks and upgrades to healthier ways of eating and living. She is lead nutritionist at InspireHealth Vancouver.

Chelsey Allen, RHN

Chelsey Allen, RHN

Chelsey Allen, RHN, is a holistic nutritionist, freelance writer, wellness educator, and type 1 diabetes thriver.

Pamela Durkin

Pamela Durkin

Pamela Durkin is a registered nutritional consultant and freelance health journalist based in Victoria, BC.

Paige Brennan

Paige Brennan

Paige Brennan is currently a BScN student at Western University, studying anatomy and physiology. Her favourite ways to keep fit include hot yoga and jogging outdoors.

Michael Foston, ASc, BCRPA PT

Michael Foston, ASc, BCRPA PT

Michael Foston is a firefighter and personal trainer.

Joel MacCharles and Dana Harrison

Joel MacCharles and Dana Harrison

Joel MacCharles and Dana Harrison are co-authors of Batch: Over 200 Recipes, Tips and Techniques for a Well Preserved Kitchen

Sarah Ramsden

Sarah Ramsden

Sarah Ramsden is a nutritionist and personal coach on Vancouver Island. She’s the creator of Fearless Fermentation, and the pioneer of Post Recovery Coaching.

Valerie Lugonja

Valerie Lugonja

Valerie Lugonja, BEd, is a retired educator, blogger, new gramsy, and global traveller writing to promote cooking and eating delicious, nutritious Canadian food.

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