Namaste, this page is dedicated to acknowledging tomorrow’s most promising leaders within our health, wellness and yoga communities.
Check out the interview’s below and find someone you can relate to, someone you might like to practice with, or someone who inspires you.
Tori Hamilton, R.N. Registered Nurse International Board Certified Lactation Consultant Mothericity, Founder Chlorophyll is the pigment created by photosynthesis that gives plants their green color. While eating vegetables that are green in color provides chlorophyll naturally, many people find that taking liquid chlorophyll helps them lead a healthy lifestyle.
Michelle Pillepich Michelle Pillepich Nutrition Registered Dietitian New Jersey
Derivatives of chlorophyll have shown antioxidant effect which means they can act against free radicals in the body that can cause inflammation. A study from 2001 showed a reduction in aflatoxin (a carcinogen) biomarkers. The study was short and more research is needed, but if you enjoy Chlorophyll Water there is potential for benefit.
Amanda A. Kostro Miller, RD, LDN Registered Dietitian Nutrition Advisor from Smart Healthy Living Chicago, IL
Perhaps the biggest reason as to why I pursued a career in nutrition was because I suffered from childhood obesity. I understood the exceptional emotional and self-image distress that obesity can cause in many people. I suffered from bullying, lack of self confidence, poor body image and disordered eating patterns that were associated with my childhood obesity. On the flip side, I also was able to completely overcome my obesity by the time I was a teenager.
Maura Rodgers Wellness with Maura San Francisco, California Registered Dietitian Integrative Health Coach BS. Nutrition & EcoGastronomy
It’s important to take vitamins and supplements intentionally and with purpose (there is such thing as over-supplementing!). That being said, some common deficiencies are vitamin D, magnesium, B vitamins and iron. Inadequate supply of these over time can contribute to detrimental health outcomes so it’s really important to prevent identify if you’re at risk and do you present to prevent this from happening.
Dr. Kelly Bay DC, CNS, CDN Dr. Bay of Innate Wellness Group New York, New York DC: Doctor of Chiropractic CDN: Certified Dietician Nutritionist CNS: Certified Nutrition Specialist
Dr. Kelly Bay practices functional medicine in midtown Manhattan and specializes in treating chronic illnesses, in addition to her nonprofit work with HIV positive individuals. Dr. Bay is being honored in December 2019 by the LGBT Network for her work in the HIV+ community.