Kate Rhéaume, ND
Kate Rhéaume-Bleue, ND, is the author of the best-selling book Vitamin K2 and the Calcium Paradox (HarperCollins, 2013).
Margaret Littman is a journalist, stand-up paddler, author and lover of all things Nashville.
Cheryl Patterson is a magazine columnist and freelance writer who enjoys writing about a variety of health and lifestyle related topics, and time permitting, unwinds with yoga or gardening.
Susan Rossit, RHN, is a holistic nutritionist, recipe developer, and food fanatic. If she’s not in her kitchen cooking it, she’s in her garden growing it. @ahealthylatitude
Health Action Network Society
Get Involved! Research provided by the Health Action Network Society (HANS), a consumer-based, non-profit, charitable organization in Burnaby, BC. HANS is dedicated to collecting information and monitoring health issues and environmental concerns that impact health.
Joshua Duvauchelle is a certified personal trainer and regular alive contributor.
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.
Matt Jackson is a Vancouver writer and avid outdoorsman.
Dana Bidnall is a Vancouver-based writer and editor.
Caroline Csiki, MA, CNHP
Caroline Csiki, MA, CNHP, is a long-time natural health enthusiast, yoga practitioner, and mother of three living in Toronto. She also considers herself a serious foodie!
Curtis James, MSc
Curtis James is a nutritionist and health writer living in Toronto, ON.
Vanessa Annand is an alive editor and adventurous diner who loves finding new vegan haunts from Vancouver to Vienna.
Fraser Hamilton is a writer, editor, and communications coordinator at alive.
Sara Eve Alarie
Sara Eve Alarie is a yoga teacher who practises yoga in Canmore, Alberta. She enjoys teaching yoga to adults, children, and families.
Marie White is a certified yoga teacher, herbalist, and student of holistic nutrition. When she’s not studying or gone hiking, she’s usually found in her kitchen.
Tanya Coad is a freelance writer and researcher with a longtime interest in natural medicine. She has worked in the health food industry for several years. Her articles have appeared in numerous health journals and magazines.
Carimé Lane is a freelance writer.
Edward Leyton, MD, CCFP
Dr. Edward Leyton has practised complementary and alternative medicine in Kingston, ON for more than 22 years. He is also a member of the Canadian Complementary Medical Association.
Gena Hamshaw is a nutritionist and the creator of the blog The Full Helping. Her recipes have been featured in O Magazine, VegNews, Redbook and other publications. She is the author of the cookbooks Choosing Raw (2014), Food52 Vegan (2015) and Power Plates. Gena lives and works in New York City.
Stephen Malthouse, MD
A past-president of the Canadian Complementary Medical Association, Dr. Malthouse is a teacher of homeopathy and practises classical homeopathy at a busy medical clinic in Victoria, BC.
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