FALL 2015 / WINTER 2016 Authors
Dale Talde
Dale Talde
Author of Asian-American

Dale Talde is the chef/owner of three Brooklyn restaurants: Talde, Pork Slope, and Thistle Hill Tavern, as well as the recently opened Talde Jersey City. He lives in Brooklyn. JJ Goode has written for the New York Times, Saveur, and Bon Appétit, and has co-authored several cookbooks.
Joeseph Ogrodnek, Walker Stern, and Andrew Friedman
Joeseph Ogrodnek, Walker Stern, and Andrew Friedman
Author of Battersby

Joseph Ogrodnek and Walker Stern, chef-owners of Brooklyn's popular Battersby restaurant, have a lot in common. The two first met as classmates at the Culinary Institute of America, then became friends when they worked together in the kitchen of Alain Ducasse at the Essex House in New York City. Following their respective time working for Ducasse, Ogrodnek went to Gramercy Tavern, becoming sous chef for more than two years, then on to his first position as chef, at Anella restaurant in Brooklyn. Stern, meanwhile, worked at Gordon Ramsey's restaurant at the London Hotel, Blue Hill, and was the opening sous chef at Ed Brown's 81 on Manhattan's Up-per West Side, before taking over the kitchen at The Vander-bilt in Brooklyn.
Ellen DeGeneres
Ellen DeGeneres
Author of Home

Ellen DeGeneres is a beloved stand-up comedian, television host, bestselling author, and Emmy-winning actress. She hosts the syndicated talk show The Ellen DeGeneres Show and is the Executive Producer of Ellen's Design Challenge. She is the author of the New York Times bestseller Seriously...I'm Kidding, published by Grand Central.
Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow is an Oscar winner and author of the New York Times bestselling cookbooks My Father's Daughter and It's All Good. She is founder of the website Goop, which covers food, fashion, fitness, and travel. Paltrow is a mother, businesswoman, and actress, who lives in Los Angeles.
Anthony Youn
Anthony Youn, MD
Author of The Age Fix

Anthony Youn, MD is the rare plastic surgeon who does everything he can to keep his patients out of the operating room. He's spent the past sixteen years researching the secrets of plastic surgeons, dermatologists, makeup artists, and dietitians, and he knows what works, what doesn't, and what's overpriced. Now he's compiled solutions to every cosmetic aging problem in this definitive anti-aging bible.
Vivienne Vella and Angela Blatteis
Vivienne Vella and Angela Blatteis

Angela Blatteis and Vivienne Vella founded Soupure to share the healing power of soups and souping. Soupure develops and delivers nutrient-rich cold and hot soups, tonics and waters, and soup cleanses that are delicious, satisfying, and endorsed by the medical community.
Lyn-Genet Recitas
Lyn-Genet Recitas

Lyn-Genet Recitas is the New York Times bestselling author of The Plan, a groundbreaking anti-inflammatory nutritional protocol. Her work has been featured on The Dr. Oz Show, in the Huffington Post, and on Fox News. She has been a holistic nutritionist for more than thirty years studying nutritional therapy, holistic medicine, herbology, homeopathy, yoga, and shiatsu. Lyn-Genet and her team at the Lyn-Genet Plan have helped hundreds of thousands of men and women find easy, effective ways to lose weight, improve health, and reverse the aging process. You can visit her at www.lyngenet.com.
David Ludwig
David Ludwig
Author of Always Hungry?

David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD, is a practicing endocrinologist and researcher at Boston Children's Hospital, Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School, and Professor of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health. Described as an "obesity warrior" by Time magazine, Dr. Ludwig has been featured in the New York Times and on NPR, ABC, NBC, CBS, and CNN, among others.
JJ Virgin
JJ Virgin

JJ Virgin is internationally recognized as an expert in overcoming weight loss resistance. She has helped thousands attain fast fat loss by addressing food allergies, food sensitivities, and other foot intolerances. Virgin is also an adjunct professor at Bauman College of Nutrition and is on the faculty of the Smart Women's Institute. She is the past president of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals, has a PhD in holisitic nutrition, and is a board-certified Health and Fitness Specialist with the American College of Sports Medicine. Follow JJ: Facebook | Twitter | Website
Andrea Diehl and Ellen Ecker Ogden
Andrea Diehl and Ellen Ecker Ogden

Ellen Ogden is a food writer, cookbook author, and food stylist. She's written for The Boston Globe and Martha Stewart Living, among other publications, and has appeared on PBS Victory Garden and HGTV's Garden Smarts.

Andrea Diehl has been food editor of The Philadelphia Daily News and has written for university presidents and a US attorney. She led the Vermont Country Store's content team from 2001-2008.

Nancy Fuller
Nancy Fuller
Author of Farmhouse Rules

Nancy Fuller is the host of the popular Farmhouse Rules on the Food Network. She is a warm, loving mother who reared six children and devotes her time to 13 grandchildren who call her GiGi, and is the owner of Ginsberg's Foods, a multimillion-dollar business she runs with her husband. Nancy lives in an authentic 18th-century farmhouse on beautiful land in New York's Hudson Valley.
Christina Orecchio and Willow Buckley
Christa Orecchio and Willow Buckley

Christa Orecchio, CN, HHC is a clinical and holistic nutritionist who focuses on healing from the root cause by using food as medicine. She has ten years of private practice experience.

Willow Buckley, CCH, CD(DONA) is a California-certified homeopath, a DONA-certified labor doula, and a certified prenatal yoga instructor. She has been in private practice for eight years.

Christie Brinkley
Christie Brinkley
Author of Timeless Beauty

Christie Brinkley is one of America's most successful models, appearing on over 500 magazine covers worldwide. She was the first to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue for three consecutive years, and was the longstanding face of Cover Girl. Brinkley's been featured in People's 100 Most Beautiful People. She starred on Broadway and West End's productions of Chicago, and has a recurring role on Parks and Recreation.
Jenna Wolfe
Jenna Wolfe

Jenna Wolfe serves as the TODAY show lifestyle and fitness correspondent. Jenna spent 12 years as a sportscaster before joining the TODAY show in 2007. A self-proclaimed dare devil and thrill seeker, she is also a certified personal trainer. She lives in New York City with her family.
Travis Stork
Travis Stork

Dr. Travis Stork is an Emmy-nominated co-host of the award-winning syndicated talk show The Doctors and is a practicing board-certified emergency medicine physician. He graduated magna cum laude from Duke University and earned his MD with honors from the University of Virginia. Dr. Stork takes tremendous pride in teaching people how to avoid preventable illnesses, both on The Doctors and in his practice.
Rip Esselstyn
Rip Esselstyn
Author of Plant-Strong

Rip Esselstyn is the New York Times bestselling author of The Engine 2 Diet and My Beef with Meat. He has been featured on and in TODAY, Dr. Oz, Time, and Newsweek, among other media. A former world-class professional triathlete, Esselstyn joined the Austin fire department in 1997. In 2009, Esselstyn became a healthy eating partner with Whole Foods Market and currently travels around the world promoting the Engine 2 lifestyle.
Rachel Roddy
Rachel Roddy

Rachel Roddy is originally from London, but has lived in Rome for the past 10 years. Formerly an actress, now a teacher, she lives in Testaccio with her young son Luca.
Carly Cylinder
Carly Cylinder

Carly Cylinder is the owner and creative director of Flour LA, Inc., a Los Angeles- and New York-based flower design studio. She is an avid entrepreneur, traveler, and writer. Carly's work has been featured on BetterHomesandGardens.com, Apartment Therapy, The Nest, the Huffington Post, and Style Me Pretty. Visit her website at www.flourla.com.
SPRING / SUMMER 2015 Authors
Annie Lawless
Annie Lawless

Annie Lawless, Certified Holistic Health Coach and co-founder of Suja Juice, embodies Suja's vision of healthy eating for a long, beautiful life. Annie brings years of experience in holistic nutrition to every aspect of her life.
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Caroline Apovian

Caroline Apovian, MD, is director of the Nutrition and Weight Management Center at the Boston University Medical Center and professor of Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine.

Her federal government positions include Nutrition Consultant to NASA and appointed member of the Panel on the Evaluation and Treatment of Overweight Adults. Dr. Apovian is also the recipient of major grants, ranging from the NIH to the Atkins Foundation.

JJ Virgin
JJ Virgin

JJ Virgin is internationally recognized as an expert in overcoming weight loss resistance. She has helped thousands attain fast fat loss by addressing food allergies, food sensitivities, and other foot intolerances. Virgin is also an adjunct professor at Bauman College of Nutrition and is on the faculty of the Smart Women's Institute. She is the past president of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals, has a PhD in holisitic nutrition, and is a board-certified Health and Fitness Specialist with the American College of Sports Medicine. Follow JJ: Facebook | Twitter | Website
Annie and Dan Shannon
Annie and Dan Shannon

Dan and Annie Shannon live in Brooklyn, NY. Annie has worked at the animal advocacy organization In Defense of Animals and as the Fashion Industry Liaison for the Humane Society of the United States. She does most of the cooking.
Tom Malterre
Kaayla T. Daniel PhD, CCN

Kaayla T. Daniel, PhD, CCN is Vice President of the Weston A. Price Foundation, on the Board of Directors of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, and author of The Whole Soy Story: The Dark Side of America's Favorite Health Food. Dr. Daniel has been a guest on The Dr. Oz Show, PBS Healing Quest, NPR's People's Pharmacy, and many other shows, and shared the stage with Dr. Mark Hyman, J.J. Virgin, Gary Taubes, Charles Poliquin, Dr. Joseph Mercola, Sally Fallon Morell, Joel Salatin, David Wolfe, and other prominent health experts. She is known as The Naughty Nutritionist® because of her ability to outrageously and humorously debunk nutritional myths.
Tom Malterre
Tom Malterre

Tom Malterre, MS, CN, is a certified nutritionist who holds two degrees in nutritional sciences, and is a faculty member of the Autism Research Institute. He coaches physicians and other health care practitioners on using Functional Medicine principals in their clinical practices, and travels the U.S. and Canada lecturing on the biochemical interactions within the body and their relationship to diet.
Jeff Church
Jeff Church

Jeff Church, co-founder and CEO of Suja Juice, has led Suja to become the #1 juice of its kind in the United States. During his career, Jeff has led the acquisition and turnaround of numerous companies.

Charlie Palmer
Charlie Palmer

Charlie Palmer is the award winning Chef who is known for Aureole in NYC and Las Vegas, Charlie Palmer Steak in DC, Boston, and Las Vegas, among 12 restaurants he owns, in addition to two hotels in California. He has established a growing collection of food-forward wine shops, a group of award-winning boutique hotels, currently in California, and he has mentored some of the most creative of America's new chefs such as the Voltaggio brothers, Michael Mina, and Gerry Hayden. He has recently introduced his first fast-casual restaurant DG (Damn Good) Burger in the South Coast Plaza in Costa Mesa, California. Charlie is also an ongoing guest on NBC's Today Show as well as frequently seen on other national television shows.
Julie Reiner
Julie Reiner

Julie Reiner is co-owner of Brooklyn's Clover Club ("Best American Cocktail Bar" in 2013, Tales of the Cocktail) and The Flatiron Lounge in Manhattan. Nominated for a James Beard award, she's been featured in the New York Times, Bon Appétit, and more. Reiner has appeared on the Today show and the Food Network.
FALL 2014 / WINTER 2015 Authors
Mario Batali
Mario Batali

Mario Batali counts 24 restaurants, nine cookbooks, nurmerous television shows and the 50,000-square-foot Eataly marketplace among his ever-expanding empire of deliciousness. This fall, Mario and his business partner, Joe Bastianich, will open B&B Burger&Beer in The Venetian Hotel & Casino, their fourth restaurant in las Vegas. Mario is also the author of nine cookbooks including the James Beard Award Winning Molto Italiano: 327 Simple Italian Recipes (Ecco 2005); and Molto Batali: Simple Family Meals from my Home to Yours (Ecco 2011). Mario appears deialy on ABC's "The Chew," a daytime talk show that celebrates and explores life through food.
Harold Dieterle
Harold Dieterle

Harold Dieterle lives in New York City. His signature dish is spicy duck meatballs—recipe included here.
Sally Morell
Sally Fallon Morell

Sally Fallon Morell is the author of the bestselling cookbook Nourishing Traditions (with Mary G. Enig, PhD) and of the Nourishing Traditions Book of Baby & Child Care (with Thomas S. Cowan, MD). She is the leading voice for a return to nutrient-dense traditional foods. She serves as founding president of The Weston A. Price Foundation, a nutrition education nonprofit organization with over 15,000 members, and as editor of Wise Traditions, the Foundation's quarterly journal. An articulate communicator, Fallon Morell lectures frequently throughout the U.S. and overseas.
Tom Malterre
Kaayla T. Daniel PhD, CCN

Kaayla T. Daniel, PhD, CCN is Vice President of the Weston A. Price Foundation, on the Board of Directors of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund, and author of The Whole Soy Story: The Dark Side of America's Favorite Health Food. Dr. Daniel has been a guest on The Dr. Oz Show, PBS Healing Quest, NPR's People's Pharmacy, and many other shows, and shared the stage with Dr. Mark Hyman, J.J. Virgin, Gary Taubes, Charles Poliquin, Dr. Joseph Mercola, Sally Fallon Morell, Joel Salatin, David Wolfe, and other prominent health experts. She is known as The Naughty Nutritionist® because of her ability to outrageously and humorously debunk nutritional myths.
JJ Virgin
JJ Virgin

JJ Virgin is internationally recognized as an expert in overcoming weight loss resistance. She has helped thousands attain fast fat loss by addressing food allergies, food sensitivities, and other foot intolerances. Virgin is also an adjunct professor at Bauman College of Nutrition and is on the faculty of the Smart Women's Institute. She is the past president of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals, has a PhD in holisitic nutrition, and is a board-certified Health and Fitness Specialist with the American College of Sports Medicine. Follow JJ: Facebook | Twitter | Website
Tom Malterre
Tom Malterre

Tom Malterre, MS, CN, is a certified nutritionist who holds two degrees in nutritional sciences, and is a faculty member of the Autism Research Institute. He coaches physicians and other health care practitioners on using Functional Medicine principals in their clinical practices, and travels the U.S. and Canada lecturing on the biochemical interactions within the body and their relationship to diet.
Christine Chen
Christine Chen
Author of HAPPY-GO-YOGA

Christine Chen is an Emmy award-winning news anchor/reporter, wellness writer and editor, multi-certified yoga teacher, and former Athleta-sponsored athlete.
A long time ago, she tried yoga to cope with intense stress and chronic back pain. At first, she really didn't like yoga. Then, she fell in love with it. It transformed the way she lives and inspired her to change her life so she could feel better, be happier, and help others do the same for themselves!

Originally from San Francisco, and a longtime resident of Seattle, she lives in Manhattan with her husband. When she's not on the mat or in class, she's exploring the world and doing bits of yoga anytime, anywhere.

Instagram: @ChristineChenYoga
Facebook: HappyGoYoga & ChristineChenYoga

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Aarti Sequeira
Author of AARTI PAARTI

Aarti Sequeira is host of Taste in Translation on the Cooking Channel. She won The Next Food Network Star, hosted her own show, Aarti Party (2011-2013), and appears on many Food Network shows including Chopped, and Iron Chef America Countdown. She has a food blog, aartipaarti.com and online cooking show, youtube.com/aartipaarti. Born in Bombay and raised in Dubai, Aarti moved to Chicago to attend Northwestern University, and now lives in Los Angeles.
Mireille Guiliano
Mireille Guiliano

Mireille Guiliano, a former chief executive at LVMH (Veuve Clicquot), is "the high priestess of French lady wisdom" (USA Today) and "ambassador of France and its art of living" (Le Figaro). She is the author of French Women Don't Get Fat: The Secret of Eating for Pleasure, the #1 New York Times Bestseller in the US. It has been translated into 37 languages. Mireille has appeared on The Today Show, CBS' The Early Show, NBC's Dateline, Oprah, CNN, among many national broadcasts, and has been profiled in The New York Times, USA Today, Time, Newsweek, People, Business Week, More, Travel & Leisure, Food & Wine and dozens of other publications, and she is the author of French Women for All Seasons, Women, Work & The Art of Savoir Faire, and The French Women Don't Get Fat Cookbook.
Patti Page
Patti Page

Patti Paige, creator and owner of Baked Ideas, has appeared nationally on Food Network's The Barefoot Contessa ("How the Cookie Crumbles") and the Cooking Channel's Food Crafters, Her cookies have filled the pages of O magazine, Martha Stewart Weddings, Sweet Paul, the New York Times, Bridesmagazine, among others. Paige does cookie-decorating workshops at Williams Sonoma and other locations, and her cookies are sold in Dean & DeLuca, Bloomingdales and other stores. She has worked with Hello Cupcake's Karen Tack and Alan Richardson, and her diverse group of clients include Alicia Keyes, David Hyde Pierce, Tiffany, Crayola, Gourmet magazine, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Hillary Clinton.
Lyn-Genet Recitas

Lyn-Genet Recitas is the New York Times bestselling author of The Plan, a groundbreaking anti-inflammatory nutritional protocol. Her work has been featured on The Dr. Oz Show, in the Huffington Post, and on Fox News. She has been a holistic nutritionist for more than thirty years studying nutritional therapy, holistic medicine, herbology, homeopathy, yoga, and shiatsu. Lyn-Genet and her team at the Lyn-Genet Plan have helped hundreds of thousands of men and women find easy, effective ways to lose weight, improve health, and reverse the aging process. You can visit her at www.lyngenet.com.
Alissa Segersten
Alissa Segersten

Alissa Segersten is a cooking instructor and author of the food blog, www.nourishingmeals.com, empowering people with cooking skills and knowledge of whole foods so that they may reconnect with pleasure in eating delicious, nourishing food.
Spring /Summer 2014 Authors
Jody Williams
Jody Williams
Author of BUVETTE

Jody Williams trained with Thomas Keller at Rakel and Lidia Bastianich at Felidia, and she traveled and worked in some of the best kitchens in Italy and France. In New York City she has headed the kitchens at notable restaurants like Giorgione, Gusto, Keith McNally's Morandi and Gottino. She opened Buvette in 2010, which has been voted one of New York's Top 10 Restaurants by Travel & Leisure. Williams's cooking has been praised in such publications as Martha Stewart Living, Travel and Leisure, Gourmet, Glamour, The New Yorker, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, New York Magazine, The Village Voice, Time Out New York, and Grub Street. She has also appeared a number of times on The Martha Stewart Show and several times as a judge on the Food Network's hit show Chopped.
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Alexander Loyd

Alex Loyd, PhD, ND holds doctorates in Pyschology and Naturopathic Medicine. His 12-year search for a cure for his wife's depression led to the discovery of The Healing Codes system to heal the source of virtually any physical, emotional, success, or relational issue.
Follow Alex: Facebook | Twitter | Website
Dean Fearing
Dean Fearing

Long known as the "Father of Southwestern Cuisine," Chef Dean Fearing has been recognized as a "Pioneer of American Cuisine" by the Culinary Institute of America, was presented with the Silver Spoon for sterling performance by Food Arts, and has won the James Beard Award for "Best Chef in the Southwest." After 20 plus years as the chef at The Mansion on Turtle Creek, he opened Fearing's in 2007 at The Ritz-Carlton, Dallas, which has been named "Restaurant of the Year" and "Table of the Year by Esquire Magazine, No. 1 in Hotel Dining by Zagat Survey, and nominated by the James Beard Foundation for Best New Restaurant, and has received accolades from The New York Times, Newsweek, Food and Wine, Texas Monthly and others.
Jillian lagasse
Jillian Lagasse

Jilly Lagasse splits her time between New Orleans, New York City, and London, always with an apron on hand ready to cook in anyone's kitchen she can.
Jessie Swanson
Jessie Lagasse Swanson

Jessie Lagasse Swanson lives with her husband and two sons in New Orleans.
Toby Amidor
Toby Amidor

Toby Amidor is the founder of Toby Amidor Nutrition, where she provides nutrition and food safety consulting services. She is a nutrition expert for FoodNetwork.com, writing for their Healthy Eats Blog, a regular contributor to U.S. News and World Report Eat + Run blog, and an adjunct professor at Teachers College, Columbia University. Toby trained as a clinical dietitian at New York University. Her expertise includes over 14 years of experience in various areas of food and nutrition. Through ongoing consulting and faculty positions, she has established herself as one of the top experts in culinary nutrition, food safety, and media.
Caroline Apovian
Caroline Apovian

Dr. Caroline Apovian is the director of the Nutrition and Weight Management Center at Boston University Medical Center.
Fall 2013 / Winter 2014 Authors
Daniel Boulud
Daniel Boulud
Author of DANIEL

Daniel Boulud is a world-renowned French chef. He owns prestigious restaurants in New York, Miami, Palm Beach, London, Vancouver, and Singapore. He has won James Beard Foundation awards for "Outstanding Restaurant" (for Daniel in 2010), "Outstanding Restaurateur" (2006), "Best Chef, New York City" (1992), and "Outstanding Chef of the Year" (1994). The French Government made him a Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur in 2006. He has served on the board of Citymeals-on-wheels since 1999, and he has received the "Culinary Humanitarian" in 2007. Boulud also serves as Chairman of the Bocuse d'Or USA Foundation.
Dolvett Quince
Dolvett Quince

Dolvett Quince is a veteran health and fitness expert and one of the trainers on The Biggest Loser. In 2004, he opened his first Body Sculptor Fitness Studio in Atlanta and has built it into the city's premiere health and fitness center. His business attracts such clients as Janet Jackson, Angela Bassett, Baltimore Ravens tight-end Daniel Wilcox, singer-songwriter JoJo, and world-pop sensation Justin Bieber. He also developed the renowned Me and My Chair Workout DVD.
Rocco DiSpirito
Rocco DiSpirito

Rocco DiSpirito entered the Culinary Institute of America at the age of sixteen, and at eighteen began working with legendary chefs worldwide. The James Beard award-winning chef opened the 3-star Union Pacific in New York City, where he established his culinary credentials. He was named Food & Wine's Best New Chef and--as the first chef to grace its cover—was called 'America's Most Exciting Young Chef' by Gourmet. DiSpirito starred in the NBC hit reality series The Restaurant, and the A&E series Rocco Gets Real. He has appeared on Oprah, Ellen, Chelsea Lately, and The Tonight Show, among others.
Follow Rocco: Facebook | Twitter | Website
Melissa and Emily Elsen
Melissa and Emily Elsen

THE FOUR & TWENTY BLACKBIRDS PIE BOOK is by Melissa and Emily Elsen, the sisters who are third generation pie bakers from South Dakota and proprietors of the wildly popular Brooklyn Pie Shop and Cafe, Four & Twenty Blackbirds. The cookbook contains over sixty delectable pie recipes organized by season, with groundbreaking and mouthwatering pie combinations such as Salted Caramel Apple, Green Chili Chocolate, Black Currant Lemon Chiffon, and Salty Honey. There is also a detailed and stunning techniques section. The book will have 90-120 photos and illustrations of the Elsen sisters' beautiful creations. And the photographers are Gentl & Hyer, two of the best food photographers in the country today.

Pie may be the ultimate comfort food in these recessionary homemade times. This may not be your mother's pie book, but it's one you'll want to bake from and share with loved ones again and again.
Rachel Zoe
Rachel Zoe
Author of LIVING IN STYLE

Rachel Zoe lives in Los Angeles, CA.
Follow Rachel: Facebook | Twitter | Website
Harold Lancer, MD
Harold Lancer, MD
Author of YOUNGER

Harold Lancer, MD, FAAD is a medical graduate of the University of California, San Diego and completed his Dermatology Residency at Harvard Medical School. He is board certified in dermatology and has been practicing for 30 years. His Lancer Rx skincare line is available nationally at Nordstrom's and on his website, LancerSkinCare.com.
Follow Harold: Facebook | Twitter | Website
Wolfgang Puck
Wolfgang Puck

Wolfgang Puck was a driving force behind the popularity of California Cuisine as a result of opening Spago in 1982. Puck was twice named Outstanding Chef of the Year by the James Beard Foundation. His other restaurants include Chinois, Postino, and CUT. Puck regularly appears on Good Morning America, has a syndicated newpaper column, Wolfgang Puck's Kitchen, which reaches 5.5 million readers, sells his own merchandise on HSN and is now on Top Chef.
Spring/Summer 2013 Authors
Gwyneth Paltrow
Gwyneth Paltrow

Gwyneth Paltrow is a mother and an actress, splitting her time between London and New York. Her website goop.com covers food, crafts, fashion and fitness.
Gordon Ramsay
Gordon Ramsay

Gordon Ramsay is a world-renowned chef who was awarded 3 Michelin stars for his Restaurant Gordon Ramsay in London. As one of only four chefs in the UK to maintain three stars, Gordon was awarded an OBE in 2006 for services to the industry. Now internationally recognized, Gordon has opened a string of successful restaurants across the globe, from Italy to LA. He also has two top rated shows: Ramsay's Kitchen Nightmares and Hell's Kitchen. His latest show, Masterchef US, is now in its second season, and he is slated to star in a new series, Hotel Hell, slated to air in June 2012. Gordon has also published a number of books, many of which have become best sellers like Gordon Ramsay Makes It Easy to his autobiography, Roasting in Hell's Kitchen.
Cristina Suarez Krumsick
Cristina Suarez Krumsick
Author of NO BAKE MAKERY

Cristina Suarez is a publicist at a major publishing house by day, and the proprieter/chef of the No Bake Makery by night. She lives in Brooklyn with her fiance.
Rip Esselstyn
Rip Esselstyn

Former world class tri-athlete turned firefighter Rip Esselstyn is a former world class athlete turned firefighter who created his plan-strong diet when he discovered the dangerously high cholesterol levels of many of his fellow firefighters at Austin (TX)'s Engine 2 station. Rip has discussed his revolutionary diet program on many national programs, including the Today Show, CBS Sunday Morning, NPR and The Dr. Oz Show.
Follow Rip: Website
Marla Heller
Marla Heller

Marla Heller is a Registered Dietitian, and holds a Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) where she completed doctoral course work in public health, specializing in Behavior Sciences and Health Promotion. Marla is experienced in a wide variety of nutrition counseling specialties. She has been an adjunct clinical instructor in the Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics at UIC, teaching courses on food science and nutrition counseling, and has also taught at Dominican University, National-Louis University, and the Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago (a chef-training school).
Chana Levitan, MSc
Chana Levitan, MSc

Chana Levitan is a renowned educator, author, speaker, and relationship coach. Her driving passion is to give people the tools they need to trust themselves and their abilities to create a successful marriage the first time around.
Fall/Winter 2012-2013 Authors
Ed Bacon
Ed Bacon

For the past fifteen years Rev. Ed Bacon has been the Rector of All Saints Church in Pasadena, with over 4,000 congregants, including celebrities like Madonna. He has been a guest on Oprah Winfrey's Soul Series on Oprah & Friends Radio, discussing 21st century spirituality, and has been a guest panelist in the Spirituality 101 segment of The Oprah Show's "Living Your Best Life" series.
Neal Barnard, MD
Neal Barnard, MD

Neal Barnard, MD is a clinical researcher, author, and health advocate. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and president of the nonprofit Physician's Committee for Responsible Medicine. He has been the principal investigator or coinvestigator on several clinical trials investigating the effects of diet on health. He is the author of several books and a frequent lecturer.
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Annie and Dan Shannon
Annie and Dan Shannon

Dan and Annie Shannon live in Brooklyn, NY. Annie has worked at the animal advocacy organization In Defense of Animals and as the Fashion Industry Liaison for the Humane Society of the United States. She does most of the cooking.
Marla Heller
Marla Heller

Marla Heller is a Registered Dietitian, and holds a Master of Science in Human Nutrition and Dietetics from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) where she completed doctoral course work in public health, specializing in Behavior Sciences and Health Promotion. Marla is experienced in a wide variety of nutrition counseling specialties. She has been an adjunct clinical instructor in the Department of Human Nutrition and Dietetics at UIC, teaching courses on food science and nutrition counseling, and has also taught at Dominican University, National-Louis University, and the Cooking and Hospitality Institute of Chicago (a chef-training school).
Spring/Summer 2012 Authors
Venice Fulton
Venice Fulton

Venice A. Fulton is an expert in nutrition and exercise physiology who has dedicated himself for more than a decade to helping his high-profile clientele keep their bodies fit and healthy. This book was originally designed for the author's A-list clients.
Tanya Becker
Tanya Becker

Tanya Becker is the Co-Founder, SVP of Programming and Training. She is the choreographer and instructor behind the popular Physique 57 DVDs.
Jennifer Maanavi
Jennifer Maanavi

Jennifer Maanavi is the owner, Co-founder and CEO of Physique 57.
Mark Houston M.D.
Mark Houston M.D.

Dr. Houston is presently Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Director of the Hypertension Institute, Vascular Biology and the Life Extension Institute at Saint Thomas Hospital in Nashville, TN.
Maggie Meade
Maggie Meade

Maggie Meade writes and edits the top-rated baby food website, wholesomebabyfood.com. She is the mother of three sons who were breast-fed and enjoyed fresh homemade baby food throughout their introduction to solid foods.
Follow Maggie: Website
Jackie Warner

Jackie Warner is America's favorite no-nonsense celebrity fitness trainer. She was the star trainer of Bravo's hit show Work-Out. Her new Bravo reality show, Thintervention, will debut in the coming months.
Follow Jackie: Twitter | Website
Dave Nasser
Dave Nasser
Author of GIANT GEORGE

Dave Nasser was born in 1966 in Tucson, Arizona. He has a degree in Economics and a Masters in Public Administration. He renovates houses and sells real estate in Arizona, where he lives with wife Christie, their two children, of course, Giant George.
Roberto Martin
Roberto Martin

Roberto Martin attended the Culinary Institute of America, became a private chef, and honed his knowledge of nutrition and health, customizing meals to meet the dietary needs of his celebrity clients. Now Martin cooks exclusively vegan meals for the DeGeneres household, and appears frequently on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
Marty Becker
Marty Becker

Dr. Marty Becker, "America's Veterinarian" has been the popular contributor to ABC-TV's Good Morning America for 10 years, and is the resident veterinarian on The Dr. Oz Show. He writes a Universal Press Syndicated column with Gina Spadafori, Pet Connection; is a contributor to Parade Magazine, and was voted "companion animal Veterinarian of the year." He is also co-author of the fastest-selling pet book in history, Chicken Soup for the Pet Lover's Soul. Dr. Becker still enjoys his work as a practicing veterinarian, at the North Idaho Animal Hospital.
Follow Marty: Website
Fall/Winter 2011 Authors
Randy Fenoli
Randy Fenoli

Randy Fenoli is the star of TLC's Say Yes to the Dress. He is also star of Say Yes to the Dress: Big Bliss, Say Yes to the Dress: Randy Knows Best and Randy's Top Ten. Randy's day job is Fashion Director at Kleinfeld Bridal where he personally sees over 15,000 brides each year. He meets with and lectures to another 50,000 brides per year at wedding events around the country. Randy has appeared on Rachael Ray and has been featured in many magazines such as People, Us, Life and Style, OK, and InStyle.
Ingrid Newkirk

PETA president and co-founder Ingrid Newkirk Ingrid Newkirk has led the world's largest animal rights organization for more than 30 years. Her passion and dedication to making this world a better place for all living beings has inspired countless others to do what they can to help animals.
Spring/Summer 2011 Authors
Nicole Daedone
Nicole Daedone
Author of SLOW SEX

Nicole Daedone founded OneTaste in the summer of 2004 to create a clean, well-lit place where sexuality, relationship, and intimacy could be discussed openly and honestly. Since then, her vision that sex can be healing, creative, and nourishing—to both the body and the spirit—has inspired thousands of students to make Slow Sex a part of their everyday lives.
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Terry and Linda Jamison
Terry and Linda Jamison

Identical twins Terry and Linda Jamison are known across the world as the "Psychic Twins." They have worked professionally in the metaphysical field for over twenty years.
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Fall/Winter 2010-2011 Authors
Dr. Earl Mindell

Earl Mindell, R. Ph., Ph.D., is the bestselling author of over a dozen books, including the Earl Mindell's Vitamin Bible. He is a registered pharmacist, a master herbalist, and a professor of nutrition at Pacific Western University in Los Angeles. He also conducts nutrition seminars around the world. He lives in Beverly Hills, California.
Claire Robinson

Claire Robinson is the host of Food Network's 5 Ingredient Fix and the daily primetime series, Food Network Challenge. Claire cites her French-speaking grandmother as a major influence on her love for food. Claire graduated from the French Culinary Institute, has been an accomplished private chef, and has produced several cooking series, including Food Network's Easy Entertaining with Michael Chiarello.
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Janie Bryant
Janie Bryant

Emmy-winning costume designer Janie Bryant creates all of the looks seen on TV's Mad Men. She has worked on numerous films and TV shows. In 2005, she won an Emmy for her periodcostumes on HBO's Deadwood and she took home the prestigious Outstanding Costume Design award from the Costume Designers Guild in both 2009 and 2010.
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Charla Krupp
Charla Krupp

Charla Krupp is a nationally known style expert who appeared for ten years on the Today Show and on thirty national TV shows, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Rachael Ray Show, The Wendy Williams Show, The View, CBS Early Show, and Access Hollywood. Krupp is a contributing editor to People: Style Watch and was formerly beauty director at Glamour, senior editor at InStyle, and a fashion columnist at More.
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Laurie David
Laurie David

Laurie David founded the Stop Global Warming Virtual March, produced the Academy Award–winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth, and launched the Stop Global Warming College Tour with Sheryl Crow. She has been featured on the Oprah Winfrey Show, Today, and Good Morning America; is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post; and is author of The Down-to-Earth Guide to Global Warming (Scholastic, 9/07).
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Tracy Anderson
Tracy Anderson
Author of 30-DAY METHOD

Tracy Anderson has trained stars like Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow, Courteney Cox, Molly Sims, and Naomi Watts, among others. She was a professional dancer who experienced considerable weight gain, began to research her own workout methods to transform her body, and developed the Tracy Anderson Method. She owns studios located in NY and LA and shares her unique workouts through her successful DVDs and webinars.
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Grand Central Life & Style Authors
Sanjay Gupta, MD
Sanjay Gupta, MD

Sanjay Gupta, MD is a practicing neurosurgeon at Emory University Hospital and associate chief of service at Grady Memorial Hospital. A columnist for TIME magazine and a chief medical correspondent at CNN, he lives in Atlanta, GA.
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Kim Johnson Gross
Kim Johnson Gross

Kim Johnson Gross, co-creator of the bestselling Chic Simple book series, has been a fashion expert for over 30 years, A former Ford model, fashion editor at Town & Country and Esquire, and columnist for More and InStyle, she has appeared on national programs including the Today Show and CBS Early Show.
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