At Healthy Food Guide, our contributors are nutritionists, dietitians and experienced food writers. Please read below for a brief bio on each.
Niki Bezzant is a food writer and the founding editor of Healthy Food Guide magazine. She contributes frequently to local radio and TV, bFM and Radio NZ National. In 2009 she was awarded the Supreme Editor of the Year Award at the MPA Magazine Awards for her work on Healthy Food Guide. Niki is the author of Eating In: Fabulous Food for Friends and Family, published in November 2009, and co-author of Beach House Cook Book.
Rose Carr is Healthy Food Guide magazine's senior nutritionist. She has an MSc (Hons) in Human Nutrition from Massey University.
Claire Turnbull is the Healthy Food Guide nutritionist and has a private practice as Mission Nutrition. She also runs nutrition workshops and speaks throughout New Zealand about health and well-being. Claire features regularly on TVNZ Breakfast and Newstalk ZB.
Jennifer Bowden has a nutrition consulting business, Thinking Nutrition. She has a MSc in Human Nutrition and is a regular contributor to both health and current affairs magazines.
Bronwen King is a NZ-registered nutritionist and qualified chef. She specialises in population health nutrition and weight management and currently manages Appetite for Life, a primary care-based healthy lifestyle and weight management programme in Canterbury. She enjoys everything about food!
Catherine Saxelby is one of Australia’s most trusted food commentators and an award-winning nutritionist. She has written extensively for magazines and newspapers and is currently the head of nutrition consultancy, Foodwatch. Her books include Nutrition for Life and Eating for the Healthy Heart.
Sarah Swain is a food writer and stylist. She has worked extensively in the UK on magazines like Family Circle and Slimming.
Cindy Williams is a dietitian with 20 years' experience. She has a Masters in Public Health and a Graduate Diploma in Communications.
Judith Yeabsley, The Art of Nutrition
Family food blogger and mum Judith Yeabsley is passionate about creating healthy food for kids.
NZ-registered dietitian Dave Shaw hosts nutrition clinics and seminars in Auckland.
Nicola Jackson is a NZ-registered nutritionist with a passion for helping people develop a healthier relationship with food.
Women’s health blogger Katie Hawkey works as a midwife, based in Auckland.
Weight-loss blogger Shane Gosnell started his mission to health in 2012 weighing in at 127kgs, and lost 60kg in two years.
Alana Scott creates delicious low-FODMAP recipes to help people live a healthy life on a low-FODMAP diet.
Sophie Gray is the face of destitute gourmet. She has written four popular cookery books and writes regular columns for a variety of media. Her website is www.destitutegourmet.com.
Nicky McCarthy is a dietitian with the Christchurch Diabetes Centre, as well as in her private practice, NutritionWorks. She works with individuals and groups carrying out nutrition counselling, group education, health promotion and healthy workforce training.