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Lisa Marie Bhattacharya, RHN

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.

Natasha Turner, ND

Natasha Turner, ND

Natasha Turner, ND, founded Clear Medicine, a wellness boutique offering medical programs involving an ND, MD, and/or fitness expert. Her new book is The Hormone Diet (Random House, 2009).

Thomas Butcher

Thomas Butcher

Thomas Butcher is a food writer, recipe developer, and West Coast foodie.

Rob Klettke

Rob Klettke

Rob Klettke is a writer who is still struggling with, but enjoying, his journey to health and fitness.

Laina Shulman, DC

Laina Shulman, DC

Dr. Laina Shulman, co-founder of Pure-Health, is a chiropractor, consultant, writer, and professional speaker residing in London, Ontario.

Christel Gursche

Christel Gursche

Rachel B. Levin

Rachel B. Levin

Rachel B. Levin is a Los Angeles-based freelance writer covering food, health and sustainability. Follow her on Instagram: @rachelbethlevin.

Kristen Ma

Kristen Ma

Kristen Ma is an esthetician and Ayurvedic practitioner who owns a holistic spa chain. She is the author of Beauty: Pure + Simple (McArthur and Co., 2010) and runs a beauty blog.

Denise Knabe

Denise Knabe

Denise Knabe is a researcher and writer based in BC.

Michelle Lynde, ClH

Michelle Lynde, ClH

Michelle Lynde, ClH, is a clinical herbalist, aromatherapist, researcher, and writer who lives in Coquitlam, BC.

Matthew Kadey, MSc, RD

Matthew Kadey, MSc, RD

Matthew Kadey, MSc, RD, is a nutrition writer and recipe developer. He’s also the author of Rocket Fuel and Muffin Tin Chef.

Rita Bayer

Rita Bayer

Rita Bayer is a freelance writer and editor in BC.

Lisa Evans

Lisa Evans

Lisa Evans is a freelance writer from Toronto and regular alive contributor.

Garrett Swetlikoff, ND

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.

Michelle Schoffro Cook, PhD, DNM

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.

Shari Feuz

Shari Feuz

Shari Feuz is a Vancouver-based freelance health and fitness writer and personal trainer.

Dreena Burton

Dreena Burton

Dreena Burton is a self-professed recipe junkie and mom of three. She authors bestselling vegan cookbooks, including eat, drink, & be vegan (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2007).

Krista Halton

Krista Halton

Krista Halton has worked in the health industry for more than 12 years. Her wealth of knowledge and passion for the industry are what drive her to educate Canadians on natural alternatives for healing.

Emily Kennedy MSc RHN

Emily Kennedy MSc RHN

Emily Kennedy, MSc, RHN, is a registered nutritionist in Thornhill, Ontario.

Amy Green

Amy Green

Amy Green is a writer and counsellor.

Brooke Broadbent, MA

Brooke Broadbent, MA

Brooke Broadbent, MA is an Ottawa-based author, personal and business coach, and frequent contributor to many publications, including alive.

Ann-Marie Metten

Ann-Marie Metten

Ann-Marie Metten is a Vancouver-based freelance writer and former assistant editor at alive.

Curtis Foreman

Curtis Foreman

Curtis Foreman is a freelance writer in Vancouver, BC.

Jill Hillhouse, RNCP, ROHP

Jill Hillhouse, RNCP, ROHP

Jill Hillhouse, RNCP, ROHP, is a holistic nutritionist at the Clear Medicine Wellness Boutique in Toronto. She comes from a line of long-lived ancestors, so she has a vested interest in healthy aging.

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