Janice Bennett and Nathan Livingston
Vancouver-based writers Janice Bennett and Nathan Livingston share a passion for health research.
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!).
Brendan Brazier, professional Ironman triathlete, best-selling author, and formulator of Vega, developed a free online program called Thrive in 30 (thrivein30.com). His new book, Thrive Fitness (Penguin, 2015), is now available.
Nomi Shannon is co-author (with Sheryl Duruz) of Raw Food Celebrations (Book Publishing Company, 2008).
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.
Christina Dennis is a lifestyle blogger and mom of three. She lives near Edmonton and enjoys crafting and doing activities with her children.
Joe Skelton is a Langley, BC-based writer who writes about natural health and environmental issues.
Pamela Irving is a lifestyle journalist who writes about all things green, from spa visits to local cuisine.
Melissa Carr, DrTCM, RAc
Melissa Carr, DrTCM, RAc, is a doctor of TCM with a focus on pain and injury management and workplace wellness.
Christina Chandra, BSC FNH, is a freelance food, nutrition, and health writer. Based in Vancouver, she enjoys exploring local eateries and advocating for wellness. ChristinaChandra.com @christinakchandra
Cathy Carlson-Rink, RM, ND
Cathy Carlson-Rink, RM, ND, practises at the Family Health Clinic in Langley, BC, and is instructor of obstetrics at the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine.
Karina Inkster, MA, PTS
Vegan since 2003, Karina Inkster, MA, PTS, is a fitness and nutrition coach, author of five books, and podcast host. She and her coaching team help vegans worldwide live their healthiest, most plant-strong lives.
Peter Bennett ND, RAc, DHANP
Peter Bennett, ND, is a naturopathic physician, best-selling author, speaker, and consultant on nutrition and detox programs. He currently sees patients in Langley, BC.
Jackie Skrypnek is a holistic nutritionist. She lives in Cochrane, Alberta, where she practises permaculture and operates an urban tiny house bed and breakfast.
Julie Daniluk, RHN
Julie Daniluk, RHN, hosts Healthy Gourmet, highlighting the battle between taste and nutrition. Her first book, Meals That Heal Inflammation (Random House Canada, 2011) helps people enjoy tasty, allergy-free foods.
Carla Elm Clement
Carla Elm Clement is a professional writer and editor based in New Westminster, BC.
Bryce Tarling is a technical and marketing communications specialist and alive contributor.
Stephanie Porter is a reporter, health columnist, and freelance writer living in St. John's, Newfoundland.
Todd Runestad has been covering nutrition science news and ingredient innovations for nearly 20 years. He’s a senior editor covering supplements and ingredients for Informa’s Health & Nutrition Network.
Tanya Tiessen, BCRPA, ACE PT, MS
Tanya Tiessen, ACE, BCRPA, teaches physical education, aerobics, and is a personal trainer in White Rock, BC.
Hayley Stobbs, RNCP
Hayley Stobbs is a registered nutritional consultant practitioner (RNCP), home cook, and student of traditional Chinese medicine.
Aurea Dempsey keeps a pulse on the latest in health, runs marathons and is a yogi.
Pharmacist Jean-Yves Dionne is an authority on alternative medicine in Quebec. He educates people on the benefits of natural health products and on interactions between pharmaceutical and natural health products.
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