Serenity Aberdour, ND
Serenity Aberdour, ND, is a naturopathic doctor in Vancouver, BC.
Brendan Rolfe, DipA, PTS, NWS
Brendan Rolfe, DipA, PTS, specializes in functional movement and athletic training in Vancouver, where he strives to bring healthy lifestyle choices to every household.
Harriet Cooper is a freelance health writer and regular alive contributor.
Brad King, MFS
Brad King, MFS is a nutritional researcher and author of Beer Belly Blues: What Every Aging Man and the Women in His Life Need to Know (Abundant Health Systems, 2010).
Michael T. Murray, ND
Michael T. Murray, ND, is a director of product development and education in natural health and co-author of The Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine.
Gillian Flower, ND
Dr. Gillian Flower is a naturopathic doctor at the Ottawa Integrative Cancer Centre and counsels her patients in the judicious use of natural supplements.
Helena McMurdo is a writer, food stylist, and photographer based in Vancouver. helenamcmurdo.com
Amy Wood is a freelance writer and former editor at alive magazine.
Siegfried Gursche, MH
Siegfried Gursche (1933-2013) was the founder of alive Magazine, a master herbalist, and the author of several books including Fantastic Flax (alive Books, 1999) and Healing With Herbal Juices.
Sandi Gauvin is a senior editor at alive.
Rhody Lake is a freelance researcher and journalist, and former editor of alive.
Lorna Vanderhaeghe, BSc
Lorna R. Vanderhaeghe, MS, is a women’s natural health expert and author of 13 books, including A Smart Woman’s Guide to Hormones (Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 2011) and Beautiful Skin Begins Within (2014)
Ellen Niemer is a former editor and frequent contributor at alive.
Joey Shulman, DC, RNCP
Dr. Joey Shulman, DC, RNCP, is author of several books including The Metabolism-Boosting Diet (Collins, 2012) and The Last 15: A Weight Loss Breakthrough (Colins, 2014).
Simone Gabbay, RNCP
Simone Gabbay, RNCP, is a Toronto-based nutritional consultant and author.
Timothy Hennessy, RHN, RNCP
Timothy Hennessy, RHN, RNCP, is a Kingston, Ontario-based chef and nutritionist and a frequent alive contributor.
Graham Butler, BSc, CNPA, RH
Graham Butler, BSc, CNPA, RH, writes on numerous natural health topics based on his experiences as a consultant, retailer, educator, and lobbyist.
Carimé Lane is a Vancouver-based freelance writer.
Daniela Ginta, MSc
Daniela Ginta, MSc, is a freelance writer who writes about natural health and the environment.
Laurie Pawlik-Kienlen is a full-time Vancouver-based freelance writer, regular alive contributor, and the author of Growing Forward When You Can’t Go Back (Baker House Publishing, January 2019).
Deena Kara Shaffer
Deena Kara Shaffer, PhD, is a learning specialist and lecturer at Ryerson University, co-creator of the Thriving in Action initiative, and owner of Awakened Learning, resilience-based educational coaching and consulting. @deenakshaffer
Terry Willard, ClH, PhD
Terry Willard, CIH, PhD, is a practitioner, teacher, director of the Wild Rose College of Natural Healing in Calgary, Alberta, and author of Mind-Body Harmony (Key Porter, 2003).
Laura Newton is a writer and editor based in BC's Sea to Sky Country.
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