Kathleen Barnes is author of several natural health books, including 8 Weeks to Vibrant Health, written with Dr. Hyla Cass (McGraw-Hill, 2005).
Vancouver writer Trudy Peskett is especially interested in health and environmental issues.
Allison Tannis, RHN
Allison Tannis, RHN, is a nutritional consultant and author of four books on food and health.
Rachel B. Levin
Rachel B. Levin is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer covering food, health and sustainability. Follow her on Instagram: @rachelbethlevin.
Michelle Schoffro Cook, PhD, DNM
Michelle Schoffro Cook, PhD, DNM, is an internationally bestselling author whose works include The Cultured Cook and Be Your Own Herbalist. She is a certified herbalist, a board-certified doctor of natural medicine, and one of the world’s most popular natural health bloggers. She holds advanced degrees in health, nutrition, orthomolecular nutrition, and acupuncture. She lives in Merrickville, Ontario.
David Crowe is a Calgary-based environmentalist and analyst of the scientific justification for modern medicine. He has an HBSc in Biology and Mathematics.
Lisa Marie Bhattacharya, RHN
Lisa Marie (Whitaker) Bhattacharya, RHN, is a nutritionist; mom; educator; and host of Found + Foraged, a new lifestyle TV series based on foraging for wild foods throughout BC.
Chelsea Gough is a Vancouver-based recipe developer, stylist, and proud mom of two girls. She is a lover of good food, good times, and beautiful spaces. @rawstylebychels; firstname.lastname@example.org
Sam Graci is a lecturer, consultant, researcher, and formulator in the field of optimal health and nutrition. He has also authored several books on natural health and well-being.
Thomas Butcher is a food writer, recipe developer, and West Coast foodie.
Rob Klettke is a writer who is still struggling with, but enjoying, his journey to health and fitness.
Laina Shulman, DC
Dr. Laina Shulman, co-founder of Pure-Health, is a chiropractor, consultant, writer, and professional speaker residing in London, Ontario.
Amy Green is a writer and counsellor.
Denise Knabe is a researcher and writer based in BC.
Michelle Lynde, ClH
Michelle Lynde, ClH, is a clinical herbalist, aromatherapist, researcher, and writer who lives in Coquitlam, BC.
Rita Bayer is a freelance writer and editor in BC.
Lisa Evans is a freelance writer from Toronto and regular alive contributor.
Garrett Swetlikoff, ND
Garrett Swetlikoff is a naturopathic physician practising in Kelowna, BC. He specializes in progressive and interventional natural medicine, which includes antiaging treatment.
Emily Kennedy MSc RHN
Emily Kennedy, MSc, RHN, is a registered nutritionist in Thornhill, Ontario.
Shari Feuz is a Vancouver-based freelance health and fitness writer and personal trainer.
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