Alice Burron
Alice has a master’s degree in exercise science and is a Certified Personal Trainer and wellness coach in addition to holding multiple certifications in health and nutrition. She is the author of several books including “4 Weeks to Fabulous Challenge” which is used by thousands to improve their overall health.

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Peter Goggi
Peter is the President of the  Tea Association of the U.S.A. and a renowned tea expert. Having spent over 33 years as tea taster, buyer and director of commodities procurement for Thomas J Lipton Inc., there is not much that Peter does not know about tea.


Nina Phomina
Nina was born, educated and married in Moscow, Russia. She now lives in the suburbs of Chicago with her husband and son. She is a contributing writer for a local magazine and author of a culinary column: Cook with Pleasure for the Israeli Geographic Society Magazine. She is a former columnist for Obzor and Kontinent Media Group and her recipes can be found in the Russian language newspaper Our Texas.


Shauna Armitage

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Shauna Armitage is the Executive Editor of—a website dedicated to family travel. As an avid and passionate traveler, Shauna is dedicated to discovering herself through exploring the beautiful, expansive world around her. Connect with her on Twitter @CarpeCalamus

Robin Reichert

Robin Reichert
Robin Reichert is an AFPA certified trainer and nutrition consultant, NASM certified youth exercise specialist, as well as an online fitness coach and freelance writer. She holds a B.A. degree in Psychology from the University of San Francisco and a M.S degree in Natural Health.


Joan Minnery
From Brantford Ontario, Canada Joan is a music educator and entertainer by profession and now a certified Zumba Fitness line dancing instructor.  Her passion is in inspiring and instructing others in defining, starting and stay on path in their journey to a healthy lifestyle. She is the founder of FITTMinn Fitness.  Her book Walking My Way Back to Me will be released later this year.

Julianne E. McLaughlin

Board Certified Holistic Health Practitioner
Weight Loss and Nutrition Counselor
Whole New U  – Weight Loss & Nutrition Counseling

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Cynthia Roberts
Cynthia Roberts is a software developer, food blogger and photographer.  After living in various regions of the U.S. and several years in Switzerland, she now calls the Pacific Northwest home.

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Lisa Andrews

Lisa has been a Registered Dietitian in Cincinnati since 1990 and is the owner of Sound Bites Nutrition, LLC.  She holds a B.S. in nutrition & dietetics and M.S. of education in nutrition and is certified in adult weight management by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  She serves as a nutrition expert for,, and


Astrid M. Barros

Astrid M. Barros is a freelance writer, and a former journalist and Web editor. She spent a month in Italy traveling in the provinces of Tuscany, Umbria, Liguria, Veneto, Latium and Campania. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.


Jen Loving
Jen Loving is a free-spirited soul and will soon be a certified yoga instructor. She currently lives in Virginia but her heart will always belong to California. She blogs with her daughter about food, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, love, friendship, yoga and much more. She would never pass up a latte, glass of wine or a piece of dark chocolate.


Melissa Anselmo

Melissa is an amateur blogger, writer, mother, designer and health and fitness junkie. When she’s not frightening strangers with her writing,working full time or spending time with her two magnificent children, she’s likely to be found baking, cardio training or volunteering in the community.

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Nuttha Sriprab

Nuttha Sriprab Is an avid traveler and entrepreneur and enjoys new experiences and sharing them with others.  A Thai by birth she has lived in USA and currently resides in Bangkok, Thailand.  She loves iced toffee nut latte, roasted duck red curry, Thai jasmine rice and New York cheesecake.

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