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Josie Padro

Josie Padro

Josie Padro is a Vancouver health and lifestyles writer.

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.

Carime Lane

Carime Lane

Carimé Lane is a Vancouver-based freelance writer.

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Daniela Ginta, MSc

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),

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

Cindy Mortimer

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

Nicole Palacios, BSc

Nicole Palacios, BSc

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

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).

Michael Goldberg, DVM, CHom

Michael Goldberg, DVM, CHom

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

Denny Dias

Denny Dias

Denny Dias is a former designer at alive.

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).

Michael Downey

Michael Downey

Michael Downey, a freelance writer living in Toronto, has a keen interest in researching and writing about health and environmental issues.

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.

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).

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).

Isabela Vera

Isabela Vera

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

Brendan Brazier

Brendan Brazier

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

Antoine Giraud

Antoine Giraud is a Vancouver writer and editor.

Ogi Ressel, DC

Ogi Ressel, DC

Ogi Ressel is a chiropractor in Burlington, Ontario.

Heidi Fritz, MA, ND

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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