Internationally known celebrity nutritionist, and New York Times bestselling author of more than 35 books, Ann Louise Gittleman, PhD, CNS, is the “First Lady of Nutrition”. She is a leading innovator in the field of integrative medicine, dietary, environmental, and women’s health issues and a trailblazer whose impeccable, groundbreaking research and knowledge paved the path for nutritionists today. Website: https://annlouise.com
Brad is an award winning nutritional formulator and was honored with the Best in Canada Award for Health Motivator/Educator and Public Speaker in 2010, was inducted into the Canadian Sports Nutrition Hall of Fame in 2003, and sits on the board of Directors for CHI, the premiere sports nutrition education center.
Brad is the author of 12 books including the international best seller,Fat Wars: 45 Days to Transform Your Body, the award winning Beer Belly Blues: What Every Aging Man and the Women in His Life Need to Know and his newly released The Ultimate Male Solution.
Brad is a leading health expert having appeared on NBC, ABC, and CBS, some of these interviews include: The Today Show, Canada AM, Balance TV, Macleans, Oxygen, The National Post, Chatelaine and Live with Marcus and Lisa.
Dr. Barlow focused on physical medicine, pain management, and functional medicine as areas of special interest during naturopathic medical school. He did extra training and courses in prolotherapy, neural therapy, Bowen therapy, IV therapies, and chelation therapy in order to provide the best level of care to patients who could benefit from these treatments. Dr. Barlow graduated from the Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in New Westminster, BC, in June, 2009. BINM is the only Naturopathic Medical School in Western Canada and is well known for it’s cutting edge curriculum, intimate class sizes, and strength in physical medicine techniques. Dr. Barlow volunteered on several committees while at BINM and was the clinic rep for his class. Dr. Barlow was voted co-valedictorian in his graduating class and was privileged to speak at the graduation ceremony
Carmen V. Russoniello, PhD, LRT/CTRS, LPC, BCB, BCN
Dr. Russoniello has more than thirty years of experience as a therapist/counselor educator and researcher. He is currently Professor and Director of East Carolina University's Center for Applied Psychophysiology and its Wounded Warrior training program. Dr. Russoniello has been the principal investigator on several Department of Defense grants developing physiological measuring and biofeedback products for improving Wounded Warrior and Warfighter functioning. His work for DoD included the development of a mobile telehealth system based on heart rate variability analysis and intervention and a game based neurocognitive assessment. The development of these products resulted in 7 invention disclosures. Dr. Russoniello is a licensed professional counselor and senior fellow in both biofeedback and neurofeedback. He is a past-president of the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and the American Therapeutic Recreation Association.
Dr. Russoniello's research has been published in a broad spectrum of professional journals including, Behavioral Medicine, Military Behavioral Health, Military Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking, and Games for Health. His work has been featured in ArsTechnica, CNN, BBC, New York Times, Washington Post, Web MD, Wired Magazine and in a TED talk. In 2015 Dr. Russoniello received the Governor James E. Holshauser Award for Public Service, the University of North Carolina's highest public service award.
Carmia Borek has a PhD in genetics and molecular biology from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and an MS degree in the fields of physiology, pharmacology and biochemistry, from George Washington University. As an expert in the fields of cancer and in the role of nutrition and antioxidants in disease prevention, Dr. Borek has published in over 300 scientific publications and has been the editor of several books in medicine and biology. Additionally, Dr. Borek is the author of over 100 educational and popular articles in the fields of diet and health, including the book Maximize Your Health-Span with Antioxidants, The Baby Boomer’s Guide a science-based book for the non-scientist.
Carolina is a registered dietitian and founder of Hungry for Plants. She specializes in plant-based nutrition and has followed a whole-food, plant-based diet for her entire adult life. Her experience, combined with her passion and knowledge, equip her to help others better understand the nutritional benefits of food and how to incorporate them into their everyday lives. Originally from Brazil, Schneider is fluent in Portuguese, English and Spanish. She received degrees in journalism and public relations, which have given her the foundation to become an educator and influencer on the plant-based lifestyle. She frequently posts nutrition tips and recipes at "Carolina the Green RD" on Instagram. Schneider obtained her Master of Science degree in Nutrition & Dietetics, and is passionate about nutrition science and helping individuals improve health and wellbeing through food. Website:
Charles K. Bens, PhD is an author, speaker and wellness consultant specializing in the prevention and reversal of chronic disease. He is the founder and president of Healthy @ Work, Inc. a wellness education and consulting company focused on improving the health of employees. The company provides workshops on a wide range of health topics. He has written nine books including Healthy at Work: Your Pocket Guide to Good Health, The Healthy Smoker: How To Quit Smoking By Becoming Healthier First and over 200 articles. Dr. Bens lectures all over the world on organizational change and improvement as well as on wellness and health improvement. And was selected by Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation as the Vail Visiting Professor for 2013.
Dallas Clouatre, Ph.D. earned his A.B. from Stanford and his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley. A Fellow of the American College of Nutrition, he is a prominent industry consultant in the US, Europe, and Asia, and is a sought-after speaker and spokesperson. He is the author of numerous books. Publications include "Tocotrienols in Vitamin E: Hype or Science?" and "Vitamin E – Natural vs. Synthetic" in Tocotrienols: Vitamin E Beyond Tocopherols (2008), "Grape Seed Extract" in the Encyclopedia Of Dietary Supplements (2005), "Kava Kava: Examining New Reports of Toxicity" in Toxicology Letters (2004) and Anti-Fat Nutrients (4th edition).
Dr. Sellman is an international author, psychotherapist, women’s health advocate and seminar presenter. Through her books including Hormone Heresy—What Women Must Know About Their Hormones, lectures and seminars, she has empowered women all over the world to make more educated and informed choices about their health.
Sherrill's latest book Hemp Health Revolution explores the history of hemp and the latest research in the Hemp Extract world. Dr Sellman gives us the A to Z list of the many chronic illnesses or health conditions that have been proven to benefit from Hemp Extract. Website: https://drsherrillsellman.com
Dr. Stephen Sinatra was one of the most highly respected and sought-after cardiologists whose integrative approach to treating cardiovascular disease revitalized patients with even the most advanced forms of illness. He became well-known for his integration of conventional medicine with complementary nutritional, mind-body, and other lifestyle approaches that heal the heart.
He had more than 40 years of clinical practice, research, and study by starting his career as an attending physician at Manchester Memorial Hospital in Connecticut where he then went on to serve as Chief of Cardiology, Director of Medical Education, Director of Echocardiography, Director of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Director of the Weight-Reducing Program. Dr. Sinatra was also the founder of the New England Heart Center, where he became known as one of America’s top integrative cardiologists. Dr. Sinatra was the best-selling author of more than a dozen books, including The Great Cholesterol Myth and Reversing Heart Disease Now, and a speaker and adviser for the research and development of nutritional supplements with Healthy Directions. Through his books and educating the public on major media outlets including CNN, MSNBC, and The Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Sinatra helped tens of thousands of people to achieve better heart health and lead long, healthy and active lives.
Elly has been inspiring people to make sustainable changes to their health, fitness and lifestyle for the past 15 years. She offers online solutions for people who are looking to get started on, or improve their health and fitness. She blogs regularly, writes for a number of health and wellbeing publications and is the published author of a holistic weight loss book.
Elly is mum to a spirited three year old girl, and along with her partner Colin they embrace a digital nomad, world schooling lifestyle.
Elson M. Haas, MD is a medical practitioner with nearly 40 years experience in patient care, always with in an interest in natural medicine. For the past 30 years, he has been instrumental in the development and practice of Integrated Medicine at the Preventive Medical Center of Marin (PMCM), which he founded in 1984 and where he is the Medical Director. Dr Haas has been perfecting a model of healthcare that integrates sophisticated Western diagnostics and Family Medicine with time-honored natural therapies from around the world.
This educating, writing doctor is also the author of many books including Staying Healthy with Nutrition: The Complete Guide to Diet and Nutritional Medicine, 21st Century Edition, The NEW Detox Diet: The Complete Guide for Lifelong Vitality with Recipes, Menus, & Detox Plans and more. His latest book is Staying Healthy with NEW Medicine which integrates Natural, Eastern, and Western Approaches for Optimal Health. Visit his website for more information on his work, books and to sign up for his newsletter.
Dr. Flora Stay has been in the wellness industry for over 30 years. After graduating from University of California at San Francisco with her doctor of dental surgery degree (D.D.S.), she knew her path was clear towards health and wellness. She became passionate about helping others take responsibility towards their health.
She is an author (Secret Gateway to Health), speaker, practicing dentist and professor at University of Southern California. Dr. Stay noticed the need for a truly safe and effective toothpaste in 1993. Since then due to popularity of her dental products and demand from loyal customers, the Cleure line has grown to include personal care, skin care and makeup. https://www.cleure.com/
Gene Bruno is the Dean of Academics and Professor of Dietary Supplement Science for Huntington College of Health Sciences (a nationally accredited distance learning college offering diplomas and degrees in nutrition and other health science related subjects. Gene has two undergraduate Diplomas in Nutrition, a Bachelor’s in Nutrition, a Master’s in Nutrition, a Graduate Diploma in Herbal Medicine, and a Master’s in Herbal Medicine. As a 32 year veteran of the Dietary Supplement industry, Gene has educated and trained natural product retailers and health care professionals, has researched and formulated natural products for dozens of dietary supplement companies, and has written articles on nutrition, herbal medicine, nutraceuticals and integrative health issues for trade, consumer magazines, and peer-reviewed publications. Gene's latest book, A Guide to Complimentary Treatments for Diabetes, is available on Amazon.com, and other fine retailers.
Dr. Gloria, also respectively known as “The Health Detective,” leaves no stone unturned in breaking new ground and uncovering ancient and science-based solutions to fulfill her commitment and passion.
She brings her patients and readers the best of Wholistic Rejuvenation Principles incorporating Integrative and Functional Medicine, Homeopathy and Naturopathic Medicine. She is internationally recognized as a pioneer in the causes, effects and natural solutions to inflammatory disorders and the multitudes of “invisible illnesses” plaguing our society today.
She is an award-winning bestselling author of over 28 books on health and nutrition including diet, detox, Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis, Wholistic health, menopause, aging without looking or feeling old, multiple allergic response syndromes, and the environment.
Hannah Hunt is a Senior Analyst for Industry Data & Analysis at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) in Washington, D.C. She performs market and policy analysis on both the U.S. onshore and offshore wind industry and is the lead author of AWEA U.S. Wind Industry Quarterly Market Reports. She also creates Geographic Informations Systems (GIS) products for AWEA members and for policy outreach. Previously, Hannah worked as a Renewable Energy Analyst at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). (AWEA) in Washington, D.C. She performs market and policy analysis on both the U.S. onshore and offshore wind industry and is the lead author of AWEA U.S. Wind Industry Quarterly Market Reports. She also creates Geographic Informations Systems (GIS) products for AWEA members and for policy outreach. Previously, Hannah worked as a Renewable Energy Analyst at the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA).
Dr. Hillary Smith has practiced in the Natural Medicine field for over three decades. She earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree in 1984 and has been in continuous practice in the Los Angeles area since 1985. In addition to practicing Chiropractic, she has studied functional medicine, classical homeopathy, bioenergetics, and mind-body therapies.
In 2006, she incorporated breast and full body thermography into her practice after searching for answers to her own health concerns. Hillary is one of the few Certified Clinical Thermographers holding the highest certification through the American College of Clinical Thermology. In 2013, she changed the focus of her practice to specialize in thermography and helping her patients find solutions to their health concerns.
Nationally acclaimed innovator and expert in the fields of integrative medicine, psychiatry, and addiction recovery, Dr. Cass has helped individuals to take charge of their health. One area of expertise has been helping individuals to withdraw from both psychiatric medication and substances of abuse with the aid of natural supplements. Many were from her own line of brain supplements that she and her partner/distributor recently discontinued. She has replaced them with products available from Fullscript. She is now focusing on her own line of high quality hemp oil extracts/CBD as an aid to tapering off medications and to support overall mental and physical health.
Hyla Cass M.D. graduated from the University of Toronto School of Medicine, interned at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, and completed a psychiatric residency at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center/UCLA School of Medicine. She was an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA School of Medicine until 2005, and is in private clinical practice in Pacific Palisades, CA.
Jacob Teitelbaum, MD, is a board certified internist and Medical Director of the national Fibromyalgia and Fatigue Centers and Chronicity. He is author of the popular free iPhone application "Cures A-Z," and author of the best-selling books
The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution: The Essential Guide to Overcoming Chronic Fatigue and Fibromyalgia
From Fatigued to Fantastic!
Pain Free 1-2-3
Three Steps to Happiness: Healing Through Joy
The Complete Guide to Beating Sugar Addiction
Beat Sugar Addiction Now! Cookbook
Real Cause, Real Cure: The 9 root causes of the most common health problems and how to solve them
Dr. Teitelbaum knows CFS/fibromyalgia as an insider — he contracted CFS when he was in medical school and had to drop out for a year to recover. In the ensuing 25 years, he has dedicated his career to finding effective treatments.
Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, (aka "The Rogue Nutritionist") is a nationally known expert on weight loss, nutrition and health. He is a board-certified nutritionist with a master’s degree in psychology and the author of nine books on health, healing, food and longevity including two best-sellers, “The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth” and “Living Low Carb”. A frequent guest on television and radio, he has appeared on Fox News, CNN, MSNBC, ABC, NBC, and CBS as an expert on nutrition, weight loss, and longevity. He is a past member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Men’s Health magazine, is the Nutrition Editor for Pilates Style, and is a regular contributor to AOL, Vanity Fair Online, Clean Eating Magazine, Better Nutrition, and Total Health Magazine Online.
Joseph Pergolizzi, Jr., MD, is a leading pain physician who combines the latest medical advances and scientific breakthroughs with a profound professional compassion for patients facing painful, life-altering conditions. He earned his BS in physical chemistry from St. John's University and an MD with the highest honors from Ross University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in anesthesia at Georgetown University School of Medicine and a clinical research fellowship in the Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Pergolizzi is currently a senior partner at Naples Anesthesia and Pain Associates, Inc. Additionally, he works with Healthy Directions as an adviser and educator on natural solutions for pain management. As a physician, inventor, research scientist, and advocate for pain patients, Dr. Pergolizzi has authored over 350 peer-reviewed articles, abstracts, platform presentations, and book chapters.
Dr. Ken Redcross, MD, is author of “Bond: The 4 Cornerstones of a Lasting and Caring Relationship with Your Doctor,” and founder of Redcross Concierge one of the first full-service concierge, personalized medical practices in the United States. His new book, underscores the importance of having a good relationship with your doctor for better health—which is especially important during flu season.
Dr. Redcross earned his medical degree from Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center in New York, specializing in internal medicine.
Lorna Vanderhaeghe is a women’s natural health expert who has been researching and writing on the subject of nutritional medicine for over 35 years. In 2009, Lorna won the Canadian Health Food Association’s most prestigious award, the Hall of Fame Award. In 2011, 2012 and 2013 Lorna was one of Canada’s top one hundred female entrepreneurs. Lorna developed a line of women’s nutrition supplements under her brand called Smart Nutrients which she eventually sold to Jamieson Wellness in 2014.
She has been interviewed and contributed to Flare, Chatelaine, Canadian Living, Globe and Mail, Red Book, Readers Digest, Optimyz and many other newspapers, magazines, TV and radio shows in both Canada and the US.
With degrees in nutrition and biochemistry Lorna is the author of thirteen books, including her most recent Beautiful Skin Begins Within, A Smart Woman’s Guide to Hormones, A Smart Woman’s Guide to Weight Loss, A Smart Woman’s Guide to Heart Health, Your 30 Day Heart Smart Solution, An A-Z Woman’s Guide to Vibrant Health, Get A Grip on Arthritis and Other Inflammatory Disorders as well as Healthy Immunity and more.
Lorna is the co-author of The Immune System Cure, No More HRT and Healthy Fats for Life.
Health & Wellness Nutrition Coach, Maggie Lane is a multi-platformed health and wellness, fitness professional, master trainer and diamond Beachbody coach who inspires others to live a well-balanced happier and healthier fit life.
As long as she can remember, fitness has always been a constant in her life. And she simply cannot imagine her life without movement and motion. An athlete of many forms, Maggie is a former elite international gymnast, NCAA Division I Spring Board Diver, and a NPC National Bikini Competitor. Certified as a health & wellness coach, nutrition coach and personal trainer, Maggie has certifications from the following certification boards: NAFC, NASM, AFAA, AFAA Biggest Loser Pro, NAFC Group Fitness, POP Pilates and Tabata Body Official, Maggie is also Yoga Alliance and USA Gymnastics certified. She is also a Master Trainer for NAFC in Group Fitness and Personal Training.
Maggie is also a featured health and wellness expert and hostess on Grokker.com and AFAA. You can see Maggie on the cover of the AFAA magazine and banners.
Dr. Messonnier, a 1987 graduate of Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine, opened Paws & Claws Animal Hospital in 1991. His special interests include exotic pets, dermatology, and animal behavior. Shawn is a well-known speaker and author of the award-winning The Natural Health Bible for Dogs & Cats, The Natural Vet’s Guide to Preventing and Treating Cancer in Dogs, and Breast Choices for the Best Chances: Your Breasts, Your Life, and How YOU Can Win The Battle!
Author of Psychoneuroendocrinology: Copper Toxicity and Premenstrual Syndrome, Dr. Wellman has blazed a trail through the maze of alternative medicine, conventional wisdom, and complementary methods. She has been engaged in natural healing modalities for nearly 40 years, researching the mind-body connection to illness. Blending nutritional support with environmental detoxification, she patterns a healthy lifestyle to achieve wellness. Her compendium of healthier choices is a vital key to achieving total wellness. Dr. Wellman shares that key with her clients, providing them with the fundamental tools to recover their health.