Alison Kirkman – Managing Editor, Healthy Food Guide
Alison’s background as a health and fitness coach, and many years working in media and publishing led her to the Healthy Food Guide as Managing Editor. Alison relishes in helping others live a healthier lifestyle and is passionate about continued learning and discoveries in this field.
Brooke Delfino (Longfield) (currently on maternity leave), BSc (nutrition) (Hons), B AppSc (Ex&SpSc) – Editor and Dietitian
Brooke is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and is also the day-to-day editor of the magazine. She has a passion for sharing her love of good, nutritious food. She believes establishing healthy meal patterns is essential for better health and wellbeing.
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Andrea Duvall – Group Editor, health and food titles
Andrea Duvall has been leading the Healthy Food Guide team for more than 5 years and now is also the editor of its sister title Prevention magazine.
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Caroline Trickey – Dietitian
Caroline has more than 15 years’ experience as an Accredited Practicising Dietitian. She is passionate about sharing knowledge and tools to improve your health.
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Stephanie Osfield, journalist
Stephanie is a health and lifestyle journalist and has twice won the Dietitians Association of Australia Excellence in Nutrition Journalism Award forher stories in HFG.
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Karissa Woolfe, Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics, MJournComm
Karissa is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Health Journalist. She loves translating the science of food and nutrition into helpful everyday language, and influencing healthier relationships with food. As a media and public relations dietitian, Karissa works with credible health brands as a conduit to better health outcomes. You can connect with her on LinkedIn.
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Catherine Saxelby, MSc (Biochemistry,Physiology) PGDip (Nutrition, Dietetics), dietitian
Catherine is a Nutritionist and an Accredited Practicing Dietitian. Founder of foodwatch.com.au, she aims to help busy women eat nutrient-dense foods so theymaintain a heakthy weight while having heaps of energy. Catherine has written 11 books on eating and special diets, including her best selling book, Nutrition for Life.
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Karen is a leading health journalist with more than 20 years experience, who writes for a number of professional health organisations and publications.
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Dr Joanna McMillan, PhD, Dietitian
Scottish-born Dr Joanna McMillan has become one of Australia’s favourite and best-known nutrition and lifestyle specialists. She is a PhD qualified nutrition scientist, Accredited Practising Dietitian, Adjunct Senior Research Fellow with La Trobe University and a Fellow of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine. She is a popular health presenter and a regular on television and radio, with over a decade presenting health and nutrition segments on The Today Show and is currently also a presenter on ABC's science show Catalyst. Joanna is also an accomplished author of seven books, including the latest Brain Food (Bauer Media Books, 2018) and is currently working on her eighth.
Amanda Ursell, BSc Nutrition, Dip Dietetics, Nutrition
Amanda is a nutrition editor. She has a degree in nutrition and post-graduate diploma in dietetics. Winner of the HFMA Health Writer of The Year Award and twice voted the most influential health professional in the UK, Amanda has over 25 years of experience working in the area of nutrition. Visit amandaursell.com for more information.
Dr Tim Crowe
Dr Tim Crowe is a dietitian, nutrition research scientist and freelance health and medical writer. Founder of thinkingnutrition.com.au, Tim is proactive in providing credible, evidence based nutrition messages in straightforward language.
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Melanie McGrice, MSc Dietetics, dietitian
Melanie is an Accredited Practising Dietitian focusing on fertility, pregnancy and women's health as well as general nutrition and dietary issues. Her success has made er an in-demand practitioner, author, conference speaker and researcher. Visit Melanie's website melaniemcgrice.com.au for more information.
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Chrissy Freer BAppSc (Nutrition) PGDip (Human Nutrition)
Chrissy is a nutritionist, health author and recipe developer with a passion for promoting nutrition and good health. Chrissy loves helping others adopt eating habits that simply become a way of life, developing recipes that use whole, unprocessed foods to provide balanced nutrition. She is nutrition editor for taste.com.au and contributes nutrition features to several magazines. Chrissy is also the author of 4 books published by Murdoch Books entitled; ‘Super grains, eat your way to great health’, ‘Super legumes’, ‘Real Delicious’ and ‘The Anti-inflammatory cookbook’ due out this September.
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Karen Fittall, BComm (Journalism)
Karen Fittall is a health writer who creates content for some of Australia’s leading wellness brands, publications and programs. Motivated by the challenge of translating fresh nutrition research into no-nonsense, practical advice, when she’s not thinking about what to put on her own plate for good health, she studies canine nutrition to help her four-legged family stay well, too.
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Elizabeth Macri, Cert IV Commercial Cookery, Journalist
Elizabeth is a freelance food editor, recipe writer, recipe tester and food producer. Her experience has seen her work with some of Australia's best food publications, cooking shows and alongside top Australian chef’s. Her recipes have appeared in publications in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. With a background as a trained chef, she has a passion for baking and believes that food doesn’t have to be overly complicated, just cook good food from fresh ingredients. Elizabeth has two young kids that love to help her in the kitchen and in their small vegetable patch.
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Darlene Allston, journalist
With over 30 years’ experience in food media as a Food Editor, Darlene has been testing and developing recipes for working parents with young families for many years. Qualified in community nutrition, Darlene creates balanced family style recipes to encourage healthy eating for the entire family and to bring families together at meal time. 'Working towards providing balanced healthy meals to our kids is essential in establishing good eating habits for life’, says Darlene.
Dr Kate Marsh, B Sc, M Nutrition and Dietetics, PhD (Science)
Dr Kate is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian, Credentialled Diabetes Educator, Author and Health & Medical Writer specialising in the areas of diabetes, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and plant-based nutrition. Based in Sydney she divides her time between clinical practice and health and medical writing.
Jenny de Montalk Ba, GDipJourn
Jenny is on a mission to make healthy eating accessible to everyone. she believes that food is the glue that binds people together and loves nothing more than sharing a deliciousmeal with family and friends. Jenny's background as a health reporter and a digital journalist has provided her with a strong journalistic ethic, and maintaining Healthy Food Guide's reputation as a legitimate, trustworthy source of evidence-based nutrition advice is at the core of her work on the publication. Jenny is mother to a teenage instagram star, partner to a juice maven and the harried owner of two badly behaved dogs.
Niki is a writer, speaker, editor and commentator. She's the founding editor (now editor-at-large) of New Zealand Healthy Food Guide magazine and a frequent contributor to broadcast media. Niki has been involved in the food media for nearly 20 years. She is currently president of Food Writers New Zealand and a proud ambassador for the Garden to Table program which helps kids learn how to grow, cooke and share food. She is a member of the Council of directors for the True Health Initiative, a global coalition of health professionals dedicated to sharing a science-based message of what we know for sure about lifestyle and health. Niki is on the Board of the NZ Nutrition Foundation.
Rose Carr MSc (Hons), Nutritionist
Rose is a registered nutritionist with a BSc and an MSc (Hons) in Human Nutrition. Prior to retraining she had a successful career in marketing 'fast-moving consumer goods' - that's 'grocery products' to the rest of us - before making the change to nutrition. Rose has since worked in a private nutrition clinic, lectured at Massey University, and undertaken project work for the New Zealand Nutrition Foundation.
Katrina Pace MSc, Nutritionist
Katrina is a nutritionist and registered dietitian with an interest in helping people through diet and nutrition. She has 20+ years of experience working in the health and wellness industries. Katrina is a writer, researcher and clinical and holistic dietitian. She is based in auckland with her husband, two kids, two cats and a large lolloping dog.
Claire Turnbull, NZ Registered Nutritionist, BSc (Hons) Dietetics
Claire trained as a Dietitian and fitness instructor in the UK and after working in the NHS for several years, moved to New Zealand in 2005. For several years Claire worked as a nutritionist at Diabetes New Zealand, taught fitness classes and did personal training in the community as well as working as a nutritionist for a professional rugby team.
Claire has been part of the New Zealand Healthy Food Guide team for over 12 years. She is also the owner and director of the private nutrition practice and coporate wellness company Mission Nutrition. She is a professional speaker, has published two best selling books, Lose Weight for Life and Feel Good for Life and she has released a wellness diary called 'It's a beautiful day'.
Juliette Kellow, BSc, Nutrition & Dietetics, dietitian
Juliette is a registered UK dietitian who has worked in the health service, the food industry and within the media.
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