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Kathleen Barnes

Kathleen Barnes

Kathleen Barnes is author of several natural health books, including 8 Weeks to Vibrant Health, written with Dr. Hyla Cass (McGraw-Hill, 2005).

Trudy Peskett

Trudy Peskett

Vancouver writer Trudy Peskett is especially interested in health and environmental issues.

Allison Tannis, RHN

Allison Tannis, RHN

Allison Tannis, RHN, is a nutritional consultant and author of four books on food and health.

@allisontannis

Bryanna Clark Grogan

Bryanna Clark Grogan

Bryanna Clark Grogan is the author of World Vegan Feast (2nd ed., Vegan Heritage Press, 2014) and eight more vegan cookbooks.

veganfeastkitchen.blogspot.ca

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.

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.

David Crowe

David Crowe

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 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

Chelsea Gough

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; rawstylebychels@gmail.com

Sam Graci

Sam Graci

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

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

Amy Green

Amy Green

Amy Green is a writer and counsellor.

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).

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.

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.

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.

Emily Kennedy MSc RHN

Emily Kennedy MSc RHN

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

Shari Feuz

Shari Feuz

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

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