Sam Graci is an internationally renowned lecturer, consultant, researcher, and formulator in the field of optimal human health and nutrition. A graduate of the University of Western Ontario in adolescent psychology and chemistry, Sam has additional degrees in education, special education, and counseling. He is the founder and president of Graci Research Ltd., a company dedicated to nutritional research and development. Sam has traveled extensively throughout the world interviewing researchers, reviewing studies, and collecting information about medicinal plants, vegetables, fruits, grains, legumes, sea vegetables, and organic growing techniques.
As a result of his work, and after seven years of research, Sam created and introduced greens+ to the US market in 1991 and to the Canadian market in 1992. The award-winning "green drink" is comprised of 23 synergistic foods designed to supplement a healthy diet. The success of greens+ and Sam's research have spawned the development of a whole category of products known as green ‘superfoods’. Sam was also instrumental in the development of the newly enhanced greens+ formulations, including greens+ daily detox and greens+ extra energy.
Sam remains North America's leading authority on nutritional superfoods as well as a key expert on acid-alkaline chemistry and its connection to optimal health. His work and his products continue to be supported and endorsed by leading holistic practitioners.
Residing in beautiful Salt Spring Island, Sam continues to write many progressive articles on nutrition and health for magazines and newspapers. He has also authored the following books: The Power of Superfoods, The Food Connection, The Path to Phenomenal Health, and his latest: The Bone-Building Solution.
NEW! Did you know greens+ is making a healthy difference in the lives of animals too?
Besides helping people live healthier, vibrant lives, Sam Graci in conjunction with Genuine Health, is assisting animals too! Find out how greens+ is helping animals in need of rescue and rehabilitation at the Island Wildlife Natural Care Centre, located in Salt Spring Island, BC.
For further information, go to: www.sealrescue.org.
Dr Alan C. Logan is a naturopathic doctor specializing in nutritional sciences, mind-body medicine and environmental factors in health and disease. He graduated magna cum laude from the State University of New York at Purchase, and as valedictorian from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine.
He is an invited faculty member in Harvard’s School of Continuing Medical Education where he lectures on dietary supplements and the food and mood connection within the mind-body medicine/positive psychology courses.
Co-author of the book, The Clear Skin Diet (Cumberland House, 2007) and Your Skin Younger (Sourcebooks, 2010), his research and commentaries have been published in over a dozen leading medical and scientific journals. His latest book collaboration, with Harvard Medical School physician Dr Eva Selhub, explores the connection between nature and human health and happiness. Your Brain, On Nature: The science of nature's influence on your health, happiness and vitality will be published by John Wiley Inc in spring 2012.
As a key scientific consultant, Dr. Logan assists Genuine Health in new product formulation and fulfilling the Genuine Planet initiatives.
Jean-Yves Dionne, pharmacist, is a scientific advisor and natural health products consultant for several companies and professional organizations. He is often called upon to speak to health professionals about complementary medicines. From 1999 to 2003, he restructured the pharmacognosy course at the Faculté de Pharmacie in Montréal to make it a clinical evidence based course in phytotherapy and natural health products(NHP). For his work he received the “Aventis Pharma award for outstanding contribution to teaching” from the de l’Université de Montréal. He teaches toxicology of NHP at the faculty of Medicine dept of Pharmacology Université de Montréal and Development of NHP under the new legislation at the Faculte de pharmacie, Université Laval.
From 1992 to 2000 Jean-Yves Dionne owned a clinical pharmacy in Rawdon, Qc. During that time he sat on the advisory board of Clinique Santé (Mc Kesson) and was Associate Clinician at Université de Montréal.
Jean-Yves Dionne has studied in many complementary and alternative health techniques: phytotherapy, essential oils, homeopathy, naturopathy, bodywork (Feldenchrist, Alexander, Eutonie, etc.), traditional Chinese medicine, nutrition, etc. He became a leading authority on Alternative medicine in Quebec. Between 1999 and 2005 he taught pharmacology and interactions NHP/medication at the “École d’enseignement supérieur de Naturopathie du Québec” (Naturopathic school in Montreal) and is a member of the board of Directors.
Jean-Yves Dionne is the author of several books on natural health products both in French and English. In 1999 he co-authored the “Herbs: Everyday Reference for Health Professionals» published by the Canadian Pharmacists Association. His last book in French is « S.O.S. Os, des os solides à tout âge. » He is a regular collaborator to l’actualité pharmaceutique since 2002. Other magazines include Drugstore Canada, Quebec Pharmacie, Vitalité Quebec Mag, Alive Magazine, etc. He contributes to and acts as reviewer for www.passeportsante.net, the leading French online database on alternative health. He acts as an expert advisor to the major nutritionist organization of Eastern Canada: Harmonie Santé.
Jean-Yves Dionne is a member of the Natural Health Product Research Society of Canada; a member of «Table Filière des Plantes Médicinales du Québec» (Medicinal herbs round table), the Quebec herbalist guild; the ordre des pharmaciens du Quebec.
He is a regular guest on radio and TV (Corus 98,5 FM. Radio Canada, LCN, etc.) especially when controversial news on NHP needs to be explained.
Since September 2008 he engaged in a PhD in Pharmacology on Risk Benefit assessment of NHP’s. You can look up his blog at www.jydionne.com (in French… for now)
For the last 3 years, Dr. Berardi has acted as the director of the world’s largest body transformation project. This one-of-a-kind fat loss coaching program has produced more total weight loss than all 11 seasons of The Biggest Loser combined.
Dr. Berardi has also coached hundreds of elite amateur and professional athletes. In the last two Winter Olympics alone, his athletes collected over 25 medals, 12 of them gold. In addition, he serves as a nutrition and high performance consultant for Nike.
In addition to his sport and recreational clients, Dr Berardi recently created a certification and mentorship program for fitness, strength and nutrition professionals. This "train the trainers" program has become widely regarded as the industry's top nutrition mentorship.
For more about Dr Berardi and his work, visit www.precisionnutrition.com.
Bruce Krahn is the author of The Fat Fighter Diet as well as President of www.eBodi.com, an online fitness and nutrition resource. He is the co-founder of Bodizone Personal Fitness Studios and has been a fitness consultant for more than 15 years.
Regularly featured in the media, including leading health and fitness publications, TV and Radio, he has worked with hundreds of clients including well-known celebrities such as Nelly Furtado, Criss Angel and Tom Cochrane.
For more information please visit www.thefatfighterdiet.com
Dr Uche Odiatu and Kary Odiatu, are health and wellness experts who translate current research and best practice information into simple realistic strategies. They are the founders of Fit Speakers International and as presenters they breathe new life into their audiences with their unique observations, humourous stories, and enlightening perspectives. As lecturers and workshop leaders they have done seminars and presentations for Fortune 500 Companies, provincial / federal government agencies, and health care professionals throughout North America. Uche and Kary are both NSCA and Can Fit Pro certified personal trainers and are on the advisory board of SuperChefs of the Universe Project fighting childhood obesity.
Kary Odiatu is a former physical education teacher, a Ms Fitness Universe winner, a world class professional fitness athlete (competing in Europe, Australia, the USA and Canada), and is certified in pre and post natal fitness.
Dr Uche Odiatu is a life-long athlete, a professional member of the American College of Sports Medicine, a Certified Nutrition & Wellness Consultant and a Certified Holistic Lifestyle Coach. He is also a practicing dentist and a part-time faculty member of the University of Toronto.
Uche and Kary are big believers in Genuine Health products. They find it easy to recommend Genuine Health supplements to all people eager for optimal wellbeing and vitality.
Uche and Kary are the proud parents of three young children. The dynamic duo have been invited guests on over 230 radio and TV shows (including Canada AM, City TV Breakfast TV, and ABC’s 20/20). The Toronto based wellness experts are the authors of Fit for the LOVE of It! © 2002. Their newest book is The Miracle of Health: Simple Strategies Extraordinary Results (John Wiley and Sons Ltd © 2009).Visit www.FitSpeakers.com