Josie Padro is a Vancouver health and lifestyles writer.
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Daniela Ginta, MSc
Daniela Ginta, MSc, is a freelance writer who writes about natural health and the environment.
Nicole Duelli, CCH, RSHom (NA),
Nicole Duelli, CCH, RSHom (NA), enjoys sharing her love for homeopathy and other natural, holistic treatments. She is a certified classical homeopath, trained in Germany as a naturopathic practitioner, who practises in Vancouver, BC.
Cindy Mortimer is a kinesiologist living a holistic, vegetarian lifestyle in Toronto, ON.
Nicole Palacios, BSc
Nicole Palacios, BSc, is a registered kinesiologist and certified personal trainer in North Vancouver.
Beverley Gray is an aromatherapist, herbalist and author of The Boreal Herbal (Aroma Borealis Press, 2011) and A Field Guide to Medicinal Wild Plants of Canada (Harbour Publishing, 2013).
Michael Goldberg, DVM, CHom
Michael Goldberg is a homeopathic and holistic practitioner in Vancouver, BC.
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Tanya Rouble, ACE-CPT
Tanya Rouble, ACE-CPT, is a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor.
Michael Downey, a freelance writer living in Toronto, has a keen interest in researching and writing about health and environmental issues.
After 55 years of farming, Elmer Laird is now retired and is president of the Back to the Farm Research Foundation and manager of the foundation's organic research and demonstration farm in Davidson, SK.
Isabela Vera is a regular contributor and on-again, off-again associate editor at alive.
Brendan Brazier is the Editor-in-Chief of alive magazine. He’s also the bestselling author of the Thrive book series, creator and host of the Thrive Forward web series and creator of the Thrive Fitness Fitplan app. As a former professional Ironman triathlete and a two-time Canadian 50 km Ultra Marathon Champion, Brendan is regarded as one of the world’s leading authorities on plant-based performance.
Antoine Giraud is a Vancouver writer and editor.
Ogi Ressel, DC
Ogi Ressel is a chiropractor in Burlington, Ontario.
Heidi Fritz, MA, ND
Heidi Fritz, MA, ND, is a research fellow and practises at the Bolton Naturopathic Clinic and the Springdale Medical Centre in Brampton, Ontario.
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