Catherine is the founder of Cuisinicity- Love the Food That Loves You Back, a website where good food and good health come together in a way that is feasible for today’s busy families, as it has been for hers (Catherine and her husband, Nutrition expert Dr David L. Katz, have 5 children!). Catherine’s recipes have been widely featured in national media, including ABC News, O Magazine, Eating Well, Prevention Magazine, Woman’s World, Fitness, Shape, and many others. She is the co-creator of the Nutrition Detectives™ food label literacy program, now in use by thousands of schools all over the world and has collaborated in the production of other health promotion programming, including the Unjunk Yourself® music video program.
Cathy Russell is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Graphic Designer, as well as the Content Manager at NaturallySavvy.com. She blends her background in art and design with her passion for health and healing to bring a creative and balanced approach to nutrition for the whole family. Follow her blog at CathyRussellCreativeNutrition.com
Chef Paja Sanchez started her career at the early age of five, peeling onions in her mother’s five-star restaurant. The smells, tastes, sights ad sounds of the professional kitchen inspired not only her career, but also her love of the science of cuisine.
Cheryl Myers, RN is an integrative health nurse, author, and expert on natural medicine. She is a nationally-recognized speaker who has been interviewed by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Prevention Magazine. Her many articles have been published in such diverse journals as Aesthetic Surgery Journal and Nutrition in Complementary Care, and her research on botanicals has been presented at the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the North American Menopause Society. Ms. Myers is the head of Scientific Affairs and Education for EuroPharma, Inc.
Colleen Francioli is a certified nutritionist, sommelier and author with a focus on helping people with IBS, other functional gastrointestinal disorders (FGIDs) and food intolerances. She once suffered from IBS herself and has since found life balance with the low-FODMAP diet. Colleen started her blog www.FODMAPLife.com to help others with IBS learn how to choose the right foods and stress relief for IBS instead of taking medication. Colleen's book The Everything® Low-FODMAP Diet Cookbook is available for pre-order now on Amazon, Target, Barnes & Noble and Indiebound and is due to be published in May 2016. It has more than 300 low-FODMAP and gluten-free recipes, plus diet basics, tips, menu plans as well as low- and high-FODMAP lists.
After years of hard work and dedication, Cornell Thomas was only weeks away from playing professional basketball in Europe (A childhood dream come true) but after sustaining a career ending injury, Cornell would have to walk away from that dream, only to discover something even bigger: his life purpose. Through the life lessons he learned growing up and the power of positive thinking Cornell was able to rebound from the biggest loss in his career. Today he is helping thousands of people all over the country do the same, urging them to no longer ask, “Why me?” but “What now?”.
Cornell is the author of The Power Of Positivity:
Controlling Where the Ball Bounces. He is also a basketball coach,
trainer, certified life coach, and motivational
speaker. Through his program Crossroads Basketball he has helped
hundred of kids in the last nine years reach their goals. For the last
four years Cornell has been inspiring and motivating people of all ages
through his own motivational quotes and blog site at www.powerofpositivity.net