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Healthwholeness Nutrition

All Healthwholeness Nutrition articles are based on scientific evidence and written by experts. Our team of licensed nutritionists and dietitians strive to be objective and present both sides of the argument.

Alina Petre MSc, RD

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Alina is a Canadian-registered dietitian who believes in finding the right balance to achieve vibrant health. She’s passionate about fresh ingredients, working up a sweat, and being kind to our planet. Canadian born, Alina is now resides in the Netherlands where she spends time riding waves or on the slopes.

Carly Dolan MS, RD (CA)

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Carly is an internationally-certified yoga teacher and nutritional therapist with more than a decade of experience as a journalist.

Heather Hanks RnD, MSN

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Heather is a degreed holistic nutritionist with an MS in Complementary and Alternative Medicine specializing in autoimmunity and chronic disease management. She has a BA in Journalism and over ten years of experience as a professional writer. Diagnosed with Crohn’s disease nearly 15 years ago, she believes that good health starts with a happy gut. Her hobbies include cooking, drinking good wine, and keeping her family healthy.

Mayura Naik RDs, CDE

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Mayura is a Nutritionist with much hands on experience working with patients through her clinical work at inVentiv Health Clinic as well as consulting work with Dr Nirgurdkar’s Clinic where she routinely prescribed diet and lifestyle changes to patients. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Food, Science and Nutrition from Shreemati Nathibai Damodar Thackersey Women’s University.

Meg Dowell MS

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Meg Dowell is an expert health, fitness and nutrition writer. She earned her B.S. in dietetics from Olivet Nazarene University, and graduated from Boston University with a Master of Science in Health Communication and a Graduate Certificate in Visual & Digital Health Communication. When she’s not reading science journals, she enjoys long runs on the beach, drinking coffee, and feeding her Star Wars obsession.

Melissa Gundersen MS

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Melissa is a full time nutrition researcher and health writer who honed her fact finding and research analysis skills from an extensive background as an award winning and professionally trained journalist. With a lot of misinformation, hype, and pseudo science floating around the health, nutrition, and weigh loss industry, Melissa’s ability to uncover fact filled and research backed information makes her an invaluable addition to our team at Health Wholeness.

Shari Hussenbocus RDN, CDE

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Shari is a registered dietitian specializing in naturopathic medical nutrition for women and children. She is currently doing her MS in Nutrition & Health Promotion at Mississippi State University with the aim of helping others achieve optimal health with real foods. Shari is the founder of NutriHeal, absolutely loves HIIT and regularly plays volleyball.


Written by the HealthWholeness Team. March 2019

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