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Serenity Aberdour, ND

Serenity Aberdour, ND

Serenity Aberdour, ND, is a naturopathic doctor in Vancouver, BC.

Harriet Cooper

Harriet Cooper

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

Brendan Rolfe, DipA, PTS, NWS

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.

@brendanrolfe

Healthaholicsunanimous.com

Brad King, MFS

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

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

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.

Amy Wood

Amy Wood

Amy Wood is a freelance writer and former editor at alive magazine.

Nina Wagner

Nina Wagner

Siegfried Gursche, MH

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

Sandi Gauvin

Sandi Gauvin is a senior editor at alive.

Rhody Lake

Rhody Lake

Rhody Lake is a freelance researcher and journalist, and former editor of alive.

Ellen Niemer

Ellen Niemer

Ellen Niemer is a former editor and frequent contributor at alive.

Helena McMurdo

Helena McMurdo

Helena McMurdo is a writer, food stylist, and photographer based in Vancouver. helenamcmurdo.com

Lorna Vanderhaeghe, BSc

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)

Timothy Hennessy, RHN, RNCP

Timothy Hennessy, RHN, RNCP

Timothy Hennessy, RHN, RNCP, is a Kingston, Ontario-based chef and nutritionist and a frequent alive contributor.

Joey Shulman, DC, RNCP

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

Simone Gabbay, RNCP, is a Toronto-based nutritional consultant and author.

Graham Butler, BSc, CNPA, RH

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.

Carime Lane

Carime Lane

Carimé Lane is a Vancouver-based freelance writer.

Laurie Pawlik-Kienlen

Laurie Pawlik-Kienlen

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

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

Daniela Ginta, MSc

Daniela Ginta, MSc

Daniela Ginta, MSc, is a freelance writer who writes about natural health and the environment.

Terry Willard, ClH, PhD

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).

Jenn Farrell

Jenn Farrell

Jenn Farrell is a Vancouver writer and personal trainer.

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