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. Have you been diagnosed with IBS by your doctor? Are you looking to ease symptoms and learn about how to utilize the low-FODMAP diet? Learn more about the Low-FODMAP Diet for Beginner's Course and sign up today to reserve your spot!
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
Crystal Andrus Morissette is a worldwide leader in the field of self-discovery and personal transformation. She is a three-time best-selling author, beloved Master Empowerment Coach, international speaker, TV personality, women’s advocate, and founder of The S.W.A.T. Institute (Simply Woman Accredited Trainer)–an international empowerment coaching certification school for women. Her magazine, SimplyWoman.com, is a publication for all things woman! Her next book “The Emotional Edge” (Harmony Imprint – a division of Random House Publishing) will be out December 29th, 2015 and it will be her greatest accomplishment to date. She is certified by the American College of Sports Medicine and Canadian School of Natural Nutrition.
Deborah is a freelance health writer who is passionate about animals and the environment. She has authored, co-authored, and written more than 50 books and thousands of articles on a wide range of topics. Currently she lives in Tucson, Arizona. Visit her at deborahmitchellbooks.com.
Dena Smith Givens is Naturally Savvy’s Primal Parenting Expert. In addition to penning parenting articles for Naturally Savvy, she is also the founder of Primal Parenting Magazine, and has a private health counseling practice. Dena is a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition and Columbia University Teachers College in New York City where she received a dual certificate as a Health Counselor. She is an accredited Holistic Health Practitioner through the American Association of Drugless Practitioners (AADP). Her education in nutritional counseling included study of all major dietary theories with the top experts in the industry, such as Andrew Weil, Deepak Chopra, and Dr. Mehmet Oz. In addition, Dena is Nationally Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCTMB) and she has certifications in aromatherapy, prenatal massage, reflexology, and Touch for Health. In addition to her credentials as the mom of five children ranging in age from tots to teens, she has served as an accredited La Leche League Leader (breastfeeding education and support counselor) for nearly 15 years. She was a founding member of a natural food co-op in upstate NY and has also served as an active member in several other food cooperatives and CSAs around the country.
Doug Cook, RD MHSc is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Diabetes Educator who uses a holistic and science-based approach to his practice. www.dougcookrd.com.