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Simone Gabbay, RNCP, is a Toronto-based nutritional consultant and author.
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Timothy Hennessy, RHN, RNCP, is a Kingston, Ontario-based chef and nutritionist and a frequent alive contributor.
Daniela Ginta, MSc
Daniela Ginta, MSc, is a freelance writer who writes about natural health and the environment.
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Graham Butler, BSc, CNPA, RH, writes on numerous natural health topics based on his experiences as a consultant, retailer, educator, and lobbyist.
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