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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).

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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.

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.

Philip Rouchotas, MSc, ND

Philip Rouchotas, MSc, ND

Philip Rouchotas is a practising ND and a professor of clinical nutrition at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.

Fred Edrissi

Fred Edrissi

Fred Edrissi is a chef and cookbook author.

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.

Bev Yaworski

Bev Yaworski

Bev Yaworski is a writer who has worked for an organic food company and an environmental agency.

Nikki Bayley

Nikki Bayley

Nikki Bayley is a Vancouver-based award-winning food, drink, and travel writer who regularly contributes to newspapers and magazines around the world, including the Globe and Mail and National Geographic Traveller.

Galina Pembroke

Galina Pembroke

Galina Pembroke is a freelance magazine writer specializing in health and spirituality. She lives in Nanaimo, BC.

Melissa Galea Holmes, MSc, MA

Melissa Galea Holmes, MSc, MA

Melissa Galea Holmes, MSc, MA, is a researcher in health and exercise psychology.

Sally Errey, RNCP, and Christel Gursche

Sally Errey, RNCP, and Christel Gursche

Christel Gursche is the former Food Editor of alive.

Sally Errey, RNCP, is an acclaimed speaker and author on optimum health through nutrition and lifestyle. She is author of Staying Alive! Cookbook for Cancer Free Living (Belissimo Books, 2004).

Leslie Timmins

Leslie Timmins

Vancouver-based Leslie Timmins writes about health and the environment.

Heather Burt

Heather Burt

Heather Burt bicycles to Langara College, where she teaches literature and writing. Her novel Adam's Peak (Dundurn Press, 2007) was shortlisted for the 2008 BC Book Prizes.

Christel Gursche and Fred Edrissi

Christel Gursche and Fred Edrissi

Elisabeth Abergel, PhD

Elisabeth Abergel, PhD

Elisabeth Abergel is a food and biotechnology analyst with a PhD in environmental studies. She is a trained molecular biologist and currently teaches at York University in the department of multidiciplinary studies.

Stuart Harries

Stuart Harries

Stuart Harries is the former Editor-in-Chief of alive Magazine.

Elysia Vandenhurk

Elysia Vandenhurk

Elysia Vandenhurk is a Red Seal Chef based in Saskatchewan.

Karli Petrovic

Karli Petrovic

Karli Petrovic is a writer, editor and yoga instructor living in Portland, Oregon. She’s written for a variety of publications, including Greenhouse Grower, HOW, Print and Edible Ohio Valley.

David Lige, BHK

David Lige, BHK

Dave Lige has a bachelor's degree in human kinetics from the University of British Columbia. He currently works as a fitness consultant and motivational coach.

Michael Carrera, MSc

Michael Carrera, MSc

Michael Carrera, MSc, is an expert physical trainer and co-author of Periodization Training for Sports 2nd ed. (Human Kinetics, 2005).

Sherrill Sellman, ND

Sherrill Sellman, ND

Sherrill Sellman, ND, is a naturopathic doctor, author, and lecturer specializing in women's health.

Nettie Cronish

Nettie Cronish

Nettie Cronish is a natural foods chef, cookbook author, and culinary instructor.

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