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Sandra Tonn, RHN

Sandra Tonn, RHN

Sandra Tonn, RHN, is a registered holistic nutritionist, natural health journalist, whole food nutrition teacher, and certified hatha yoga instructor based in North Vancouver, BC.

Laura Newton

Laura Newton

Laura Newton is a writer and editor based in BC's Sea to Sky Country.

Aurélie Paré

Aurélie Paré

Aurélie Paré is a freelance food and health writer, cooking instructor, and recipe contest winner. She is the author of the nationally available The Healthaliciously Good Cookbook.

Sonya Bass, CH

Sonya Bass, CH

Sonya Bass, CH, has many years' experience in the field of natural healing. She is a chartered herbalist and freelance writer living in White Rock, BC.

PJ Wren

PJ Wren

PJ Wren is a personal trainer and regular alive contributor.

fitnesswithpj.com

Jason McRobbie

Jason McRobbie

Jason McRobbie is a freelance writer and creative consultant who nourishes his passion for cuisine through his involvement within the local food community.

Josie Padro

Josie Padro

Josie Padro is a Vancouver health and lifestyles writer.

@josiepadro

Allison Day, RHN

Allison Day, RHN

Allison Day, RHN, is a nutritionist, blogger and cookbook author. Her cookbooks, Whole Bowls and Purely Pumpkin, are out now.

Laura Sugden

Laura Sugden

Laura Sugden is a seasoned lifestyle writer, an avid foodie, and outdoor enthusiast.

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Gina Kelly

Gina Kelly

Gina Kelly is a freelance writer and editor located in New Jersey, US. She is a certified health coach and writes about health and wellness. Her website is www.ginanicolekelly.com.

Cindy Mortimer

Cindy Mortimer

Cindy Mortimer is a kinesiologist living a holistic, vegetarian lifestyle in Toronto, ON.

Nicole Duelli, CCH, RSHom (NA),

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.

Isabela Vera

Isabela Vera

Isabela Vera is a regular contributor and on-again, off-again associate editor at alive.

Nicole Palacios, BSc

Nicole Palacios, BSc

Nicole Palacios, BSc, is a registered kinesiologist and certified personal trainer in North Vancouver.

Michael Goldberg, DVM, CHom

Michael Goldberg, DVM, CHom

Michael Goldberg is a homeopathic and holistic practitioner in Vancouver, BC.

Beverley Gray

Beverley Gray

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).

Karlene Karst, RD

Karlene Karst, RD

Karlene Karst, RD, is a registered dietician and author of The Metabolic Syndrome Program (Wiley, 2006) and co-author of Healthy Fats for Life (Wiley, 2004).

Tanya Rouble, ACE-CPT

Tanya Rouble, ACE-CPT

Tanya Rouble, ACE-CPT, is a certified personal trainer and fitness instructor.

Alan C. Logan, ND

Alan C. Logan, ND

Alan C. Logan is a naturopathic doctor and independent researcher focusing on nutritional medicine and eco-therapy. His books include Your Brain on Nature (Wiley, 2012), and The Secret Life of Your Microbiome (New Society Publishers, 2017).

Denny Dias

Denny Dias

Denny Dias is a former designer at alive.

Joy McCarthy, RNCP, CNP

Joy McCarthy, RNCP, CNP

Joy McCarthy, RNCP, CNP, is a holistic nutritionist and best-selling author of Joyous Health and Joyous Detox (Penguin Canada, 2014 and 2016).

Sherry Torkos, BScPharm

Sherry Torkos, BScPharm

Sherry Torkos, BSc Pharm, is a pharmacist and author of The Glycemic Index Made Simple (Wiley, 2007) and The Canadian Encyclopedia to Natural Medicine (Collins, 2013).

Elmer Laird

Elmer Laird

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.

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