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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 is a practising ND and a professor of clinical nutrition at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.
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Brooke Broadbent, MA
Brooke Broadbent, MA is an Ottawa-based author, personal and business coach, and frequent contributor to many publications, including alive.
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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 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, is a researcher in health and exercise psychology.
Vancouver-based Leslie Timmins writes about health and the environment.
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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.
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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, is an expert physical trainer and co-author of Periodization Training for Sports 2nd ed. (Human Kinetics, 2005).
Sherrill Sellman, ND
Sherrill Sellman, ND, is a naturopathic doctor, author, and lecturer specializing in women's health.
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