Science & Research Advisory
We consult with the best, so you can succeed at becoming active, healthy, and well. They are leaders who are experts in their fields who provide guidance to us in creating our programs allowing us to enhance educational and lifestyle strategies to improve client effectiveness.
Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, also known as “THE ROGUE NUTRITIONIST” is a board-certified nutritionist with a master’s degree in psychology and the best-selling author of thirteen books including “The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth”, “Living Low Carb”, and “The Most Effective Natural Cures on Earth”. Learn more about Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS
Ms. Moore is Chairman and CEO, Wellcoaches Corporation (wellcoaches.com), Co-Director, Institute of Coaching, McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate; and co-author of the wellness coaching chapter in the latest edition of the Lifestyle Medicine textbook. She is co-founder and co-leader of the National Consortium for Credentialing Health & Wellness Coaches, which is developing national standards and certification for health and wellness coaches. Learn more about Margaret Moore, MBA
Award-winning science journalist Gary Taubes follows his Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health (2007) with this eminently more reader-friendly explanation of the dangers of dietary carbohydrates. If the USDA dietary guidelines—recommending that highly caloric grains and carbohydrates comprise 45 to 65 percent of daily caloric intake—are so healthy, why, he asks, has obesity among Americans been on the upswing? Learn more about Gary Taubes
Stephen T. Sinatra, M.D., F.A.C.C., is a board-certified cardiologist and certified psychotherapist with forty years of clinical experience treating, preventing and reversing heart disease. He is a certified in anti-aging medicine and nutrition. In his practice, Dr. Sinatra’s focus has been integrating conventional medical treatments for heart disease with complementary nutritional, anti-aging, and psychological therapies to counteract the inflammation and plaque processes that cause heart attacks and strokes. Learn more about Dr. Stephen T. Sinatra, F.A.C.C.
Maria Emmerich is a wellness and nutrition expert who shares a passion for helping others reach their goals of optimal health. Maria understands the connection between food and how it makes us all feel on the inside and out. Her specialty is brain chemical neurotransmitters and how they are affected by the foods we eat. She has authored five books and co-authored one book with Dr. Briffa, Dr. Steve Parker, Dr. Eenfeldt and Dr. Robert Su. She has authored several cookbooks and two nutritional guides including “Secrets to a Healthy Metabolism”. Learn more about Maria Emmerich, Wellness & Nutrition Expert.
Dr. Eric C. Westman is an associate professor of medicine at Duke University Health System and director of the Duke Lifestyle Medicine Clinic. He combines clinical research and clinical care to deliver lifestyle treatments for obesity, diabetes and tobacco dependence. He is an internationally-known researcher specializing in low-carbohydrate nutrition. Dr. Westman is currently the vice president of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians and a fellow of the Obesity Society and the Society of General Internal Medicine. Learn more about Dr. Eric C. Westman