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Brendan Brazier

Brendan Brazier

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.

Michael R. Lyon, MD

Michael R. Lyon, MD

Michael R. Lyon, MD, is the medical director of the Canadian Center for Functional Medicine in Vancouver, BC, a facility dedicated to researching and treating disorders through nutritional and environmental interventions.

Stephanie Porter

Stephanie Porter

Stephanie Porter is a reporter, health columnist, and freelance writer living in St. John's, Newfoundland.

Bryce Tarling

Bryce Tarling

Bryce Tarling is a technical and marketing communications specialist and alive contributor.

Cathy Carlson-Rink, RM, ND

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.

Joe Skelton

Joe Skelton

Joe Skelton is a Langley, BC-based writer who writes about natural health and environmental issues.

Julie Daniluk, RHN

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.

juliedaniluk.com

Carla Elm Clement

Carla Elm Clement

Carla Elm Clement is a professional writer and editor based in New Westminster, BC.

Vanessa Annand

Vanessa Annand

Peter Bennett ND, RAc, DHANP

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.

Todd Runestad

Todd Runestad

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.

@toddrunestad

Christina Dennis

Christina Dennis

Christina Dennis is a lifestyle blogger and mom of three. She lives near Edmonton and enjoys crafting and doing activities with her children.

Christina Chandra

Christina Chandra

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

Pamela Irving

Pamela Irving

Pamela Irving is a lifestyle journalist who writes about all things green, from spa visits to local cuisine.

Tanya Tiessen, BCRPA, ACE PT, MS

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, RNCP

Hayley Stobbs is a registered nutritional consultant practitioner (RNCP), home cook, and student of traditional Chinese medicine.

Melissa Carr, DrTCM, RAc

Melissa Carr, DrTCM, RAc

Melissa Carr, DrTCM, RAc, is a doctor of TCM with a focus on pain and injury management and workplace wellness.

Karina Inkster, MA, PTS

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.

Aurea Dempsey

Aurea Dempsey

Aurea Dempsey keeps a pulse on the latest in health, runs marathons and is a yogi.

Jason Bosher

Jason Bosher

Jason Bosher is a Vancouver, BC based freelance writer.

Jack Challem

Jack Challem

Jack Challem is a leading health writer with more than 35 years experience reporting the latest research on nutrition, vitamins, and minerals. His books include The Food-Mood Solution (Wiley, 2008), The Inflammation Syndrome (Wiley, 2010), and Syndrome X (Wiley, 2000).

Jackie Skrypnek

Jackie Skrypnek

Jackie Skrypnek is a holistic nutritionist. She lives in Cochrane, Alberta, where she practises permaculture and operates an urban tiny house bed and breakfast.

Joe Rossi, NASM-PES

Joe Rossi, NASM-PES

Joe Rossi, NASM-PES, operates YESS Training which provides training programs for individual and group athletes at the high school, college, and professional levels.

Julie Ferraro

Julie Ferraro

Julie Ferraro is a certified horticulturist from Barrie, Ontario.

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