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Patience Lister

Patience Lister

Patience Lister is a professional writer specializing in food science, nutrition, and natural health products.

Tracy Peternell

Tracy Peternell

Tracy Peternell is a mother of two, a certified school teacher, and a healthy living enthusiast.

Vanessa Annand

Vanessa Annand

Writer and editor Vanessa Annand enjoys vegan cooking, time outdoors, and plucky publications.

Laura Wright

Laura Wright

Laura Wright is a professional food blogger and cookbook author. She resides in the Niagara region of southern Ontario with her partner and her rescue dog, Cleo.

@laura_mess

thefirstmess.com

Jamie Neely, DC

Jamie Neely, DC

Jamie Neely, DC, is a chiropractor, professional speaker, and author who lives in London, Ontario. He helps others to live a healthy, inspired life at every age.

Ruth Yanor-McRae, MH

Ruth Yanor-McRae, MH

Ruth Yanor-McRae is a master herbalist, iridologist, writer, and speaker with a consulting practice in Alberta.

Ronald G. Reichert, ND

Ronald G. Reichert, ND

Ronald G. Reichert, ND, is the director of naturopathic medical services at the Canadian Center for Functional Medicine in Coquitlam, BC.

Barbara Yaffe

Barbara Yaffe

Barbara Yaffe is a columnist at the Vancouver Sun. Her column is read across Canada in CanWest newspapers.

Deborah Cramer

Deborah Cramer

Deborah Cramer is a long-time science and technical writer.

Keith Stelling, MNIMH

Keith Stelling, MNIMH

Keith Stelling is a herbalist with a holistic approach. He has retired from active practice and resides in Southampton, ON.

Kathryn Romeyn

Kathryn Romeyn

Kathryn Romeyn is a travel and wellness writer for publications including Vogue, AFAR, Architectural Digest and The Hollywood Reporter. She calls Los Angeles home but regularly explores new places around the globe, learning about the customs, locals and food.

Kenny Bodanis

Kenny Bodanis

Kenny Bodanis is the author of the book, What Do I Do While You’re Pregnant? (2015). Check out his blog, KennyBodanis.com.

Faryal Luhar, ND

Faryal Luhar, ND

Faryal Luhar, ND, is passionate about educating and empowering her patients to optimize their health using naturopathic therapies.

Sabitri Ghosh

Sabitri Ghosh

Sabitri Ghosh is a researcher and award-winning freelance writer whose work has appeared in The Globe and Mail and World Vision's magazine, ChildView.

Janice Bennett and Nathan Livingston

Janice Bennett and Nathan Livingston

Vancouver-based writers Janice Bennett and Nathan Livingston share a passion for health research.

Vic LeBouthillier

Vic LeBouthillier

Vic LeBouthillier is the former CEO of Alive Publishing.

Nicole Fetterly, RD

Nicole Fetterly, RD

Nicole Fetterly, RD, is a food writer who much prefers a lively cocktail and appetizer party rather than a heavy, multi-course, sedate dinner (in case you want to invite her over!).

Jonathan E. Prousky, ND, MSc

Jonathan E. Prousky, ND, MSc

Jonathan E. Prousky, ND, MSc, is the chief naturopathic medical officer of the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine. His private practice focuses on the evaluation and treatment of mental health disorders.

Heather Von Stackelberg, BSc

Heather Von Stackelberg, BSc

Heather von Stackelberg is a freelance writer with a degree in Botany and an interest in health, fitness, and organic growing.

Suman Gupta

Suman Gupta

Suman Gupta enjoys engaging Canadians on issues involving biodiversity, wildlife conservation, and citizen science. She has been a contributor to alive magazine since 2011.

Erin Jackson

Erin Jackson

Erin Jackson is a writer and editor based in Vancouver, BC.

Nomi Shannon

Nomi Shannon

Nomi Shannon is co-author (with Sheryl Duruz) of Raw Food Celebrations (Book Publishing Company, 2008).

Tiffany Mayer

Tiffany Mayer

Tiffany Mayer is a journalist based in St. Catharines, Ontario. She finds no shortage of inspiration in the Niagara Region where she lives.

Carolyn DeMarco, MD

Carolyn DeMarco, MD

Carolyn DeMarco specializes in women's health and alternative medicine. She is the author of Take Charge of Your Body: Women's Health Advisor.

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