Chef Dina Knight is a raw and living foods chef, instructor, personal coach, consultant, natural energy healer. Dina witnessed the powerful healing achieved through eating an optimal plant-based whole foods diet following the illnesses of several close family members. She became passionate about helping others and through her own personal transformation lost over 100 pounds and 16” from her waist! Chef Dina Knight is co-founder and executive chef of Greenivore Inc., and elivinghealth.com where she and her team prepare delicious organic uncooked vegan fare for celebrities and other individuals who are interested in consuming high vitality foods that provide optimal health for their bodies and the planet.Dina is a certified Raw and Living Foods Chef and Instructor from the Living Light Culinary Arts Institute, the premier raw vegan culinary school in the world. Chef Dina has the ability to transform simple fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds into delicious, great tasting gourmet dishes that are not only flavorful but nutritious as well. Dina brings a variety of skills to her clients and to the kitchen. She is trained in clinical aromatherapy, hands-on healing energy work, personal fitness, biochemistry, natural health and nutrition. She is currently writing several books on raw and living foods. She was a featured Rising Star Chef at the Vibrant Living Expo, in August 2007, where she demonstrated how to turn nutrient dense Sea Vegetables into delicious salads and entrees. She was also the featured chef in the February issue of Vegan Culinary Experience Magazine. She is available for one-on-one consultations, weight-loss support, health and nutrition assessments, energy healing/aromatherapy sessions, personal chef and catering services, and for kitchen setup/design. You can contact Dina at firstname.lastname@example.org or via her blog at http://www.dinaknight.com Please visit her websites at www.elivinghealth.com and www.greenivore.net.
Dr. Ritamarie Loscalzo
Ritamarie Loscalzo is a Doctor of Chiropractic with Certification in Acupuncture, a Diplomat of the American Clinical Nutrition Board, a Certified Clinical Nutritionist, a licensed HeartMath® provider, and is in the process of obtaining her Herbal Medicine Certification.Dr. Ritamarie holds Masters Degrees in Nutrition and Computer Science and is certified as a living foods chef, instructor, coach and teacher.Dr. Ritamarie has over 20 years of experience counseling people in the area of nutrition, with particular emphasis on raw and living foods.Dr. Ritamarie’s articles have been published in The Journal of Nutritional Perspectives, Purely Delicious and Natural Awakenings.Dr. Ritamarie began her relationship with living foods after a struggle with illness that brought her to research the relationship between diet and health.After a long fast, she began a raw foods diet, and quickly regained her health.Now, 22 years later, Dr. Ritamarie has a level of health and vitality that far exceeds what she experienced when she was much younger.Dr. Ritamarie practices what is known as Integrative Health Care. Her philosophy of health care stems from her belief that each body is born with enormous self-healing potential.An integrated approach to a person’s unique needs can renew the body’s balance and overall sense of well-being. She has studied extensively with leaders in the field of functional medicine, integrative health care and living foods nutrition.She offers a wide variety of holistic health care services, customized nutritional plans, and raw food coaching and health coaching.Other tools she uses in her work with patients are HeartMath® transforming stress programs, and hands on and energy healing modalities, such as acupuncture, chiropractic, craniosacral and myofascial therapies.She works with people near and far, one on one and in groups, to ignite self healing capacities and to motivate and inspire her patients and clients to reach their health potential.Dr. Ritamarie is available to speak at workplaces, church and other organizations, and at schools, on a variety of nutrition and health topics, especially to those who want to eat gluten free, casein free and refined sugar free. In addition to scheduled classes, Dr. Ritamarie is available for one-on-one coaching sessions, health care consultations, and private classes at your chosen location.