Dr Olivier Ameisen inaugurated the position of official physician to the prime minister of France. In 1983 he moved the the United States to join the prestigious cardiology team at New York Hospital and Cornell University Medical Center. He currently devotes his efforts to the treatment of addiction and divides his time between Paris and New York where he is currently a visiting professor of medicine at State University of New York Downstate Medical Center.
Keith Black, MD serves as Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery and Director of the Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. At age 17, he published his first scientific paper, which earned a Westinghouse Science Award.
Dr Mark Atkinson is one of Britain's most innovative holistic medical doctors and a leading authority on drug-free solutions to chronic illnesses. He specialises in the integrated medicine approach to depression and other mental health and emotional problems. Many of his holistic health programmes have been featured in the national press in the media.
Tory Johnson is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller The Shift. A Good Morning America contributor, her "Deals & Steals" is consistently among the most watched, most buzzed about segments for this #1 morning show. Tory lives in New York City with her husband and their teenage twins.
Brenda Evans is a keen cook, herbalist, author and devoted grandmother who lives in a small country cottage in East Sussex. When she is not cooking, or writing about cooking, she enjoys spending time tending her enormous vegetable patch and walking her two pet Chihuahuas on the nearby South Downs.
Kate Neil is the director of the Food for the Future Foundation and a lecturer on the Westminster University Nutritional Therapy Degree Course - the first of its kind.
Susan Hepburn is an accredited hypnotherapist and psychotherapist who has been practising in Harley Street for over 20 years. Her client list is packed with A-list actors, comedians, rock stars and sports personalities. She has made numerous TV appearances and is the author of Stop Smoking in One Hour. She has also produced CDs and DVDs including F*** Diets.
As well as appearing on Extreme Makeover Thurmond appears regularly on QVC selling his fitness kits, his infomercials are among the most watched in the US and he has appeared in numerous magazines inc. People and Time
Dr Frances Goodhart has been a Macmillan Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Oncology and Palliative Care since 2007. Lucy Atkins is a well known health journalist.
JAMES J. DINICOLANTONIO, PHARM.D. is a cardiovascular research scientist and doctor of pharmacy at Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute in Kansas City, Missouri. A well-respected and internationally known scientist, and expert on health and nutrition, he has contributed extensively to health policy and has even testified in front of the Canadian Senate regarding the harms of added sugars. He serves as the Associate Editor of British Medical Journal's (BMJ) Open Heart, a journal published in partnership with the British Cardiovascular Society. He is the author or coauthor of approximately 200 publications in the medical literature. He is also on the Editorial Advisory Board of several other medical journals, including Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases and International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology (IJCPT).
Jane Plant is Professor of Environmental Geochemistry at Imperial College, London and has been awarded a CBE for services to earth sciences.
Fiona McDonald Joyce
Fiona McDonald Joyce DipION, mBANT is a nutritional therapist and cookery consultant.
Valerie Sagun is turning the image of the perfect yogi on its head. She is the much-loved yogi behind the popular Instagram account @BigGalYoga, where she posts photos of her yoga practice along with friendly advice and a fierce body-positive message. Valerie's activism has seen her involved in the #BeyondBeauty Movement, #SelfLovingYogis, and #SizeDoesntMatter. She is also a popular brand ambassador for clothing brands such as Fractal9, and gives reviews and endorsements for a number of brands such as Flat Tummy Tea. Valerie and her practice have been featured on People, Glamour, Buzzfeed, an upcoming episode of Dr. Oz, and more. She is a fearless and healthy size 22.
Courtney E. Martin is a writer, filmmaker and teacher. Her work on eating disorders, perfectionism and feminism has appeared in the New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, the Village Voice, Time Out New York, Utne Reader, Bust and Bitch magazines.
A native of San Pedro, California, Denise started gymnastics at the age of 12 and earned an athletic scholarship to the University of Arizona. She began her career teaching aerobics and went on to co-host the The Jack LaLanne Show in 1981. She is married to Jeff Austin, brother of Tennis champ Tracey and they share a home with their two teenage daughters.
Marisa Peer lives between London and Los Angeles and has dual American and English qualifications in hypnotherapy and psychotherapy and also studied diet and nutrition and eating disorders. She now practices in the UK and runs workshops as well as one-on-one sessions.
Dr Aric Sigman is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. He is also the hands-on father of 4 children. He writes for the Times Educational Supplement and his book 'Remotely Controlled: How Television is Damaging Our Lives' has caused ongoing public debate.
Cherie Calbom, M.S. is a registered nutritionist. She is the author of several health and diet books .
John was born and brought up in northeast of England, though he's lived in London for the past twenty years. He has been a designer, visualiser and art director but now focuses on creating children's books. His first two picture books were shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, and he's also been shortlisted for the BBC Books-to-read-out-loud Awards.
'Jennifer Meek is an immunologist and leading nutrition consultant