Alumni Authors

Healing The_Planet Josef Krop
Healing the Planet: One Patient at a Time
Weighing_LovePaula Galli
Weighing Love
KatGreen_a_new_approachKatGreen_simple_and_gourmet Kathryn Green
Low Fat Raw Vegan Recipes: A New Approach to Fruits & Vegetables;
Low Fat Raw Vegan Dinners: Simple & Gourmet Recipes
Joyous_Health Joy McCarthy
Joyous Health: Eat & Live Well without Dieting
Get_The_Gunk_Out Shannon Kadlovski
Get The Gunk Out – Simply Healthy Habits. Life Changing Results
Get_Naked_In_The_Kitchen Briana Southward
Get Naked in the Kitchen
Fermenting_dummiesFermenting_dummiesMarni Wasserman
Fermenting for Dummies;
Plant-Based Diet for Dummies
UnDiet Meghan Telpner
UnDiet: Eat Your Way to Vibrant Health
Munch_Yum_Grow Christine Josiah & Enza Tartaglia
Munch, Yum, Grow!
easy_gourmet_baby_food Jill Hillhouse
Easy Gourmet Food: 150 Recipes for Homemade Goodness
nine_biggest_problem_foods Rose Randall
How to Live Without the Nine Biggest Problem Foods Affordably and Conveniently
thirteen_moons Louise Racine
Thirteen Moons: Seasonal Recipes to Nourish and Inspire
Earthly_DivineEva Cabaca
Earthly & Divine: Whole Recipes for a Healthy World
Jane Durst Pulkys
Earthly & Divine: Whole Recipes for a Healthy World
bookLauren Jawno
bookNahid Ameen
14-Day Ayurvedic Aromatherapy E-Course
bookSondi Bruner
The Anti-Inflammatory Diet in 21
Chloe Elgar
Living in Light

Krop5balanced_300k Author’s Name: Jozef Krop
Graduation Year: 2013
Book Title: Healing the Planet: One Patient at a Time

Biography: Jozef Krop, MD (ret.), HD, CNP Jozef Krop obtained his MD from the Jagiellonian University in Poland and was a Paediatrician before moving to Canada. His evolution as a physician began with an introduction to Orthomolecular Medicine while working as an intern with Dr. Abram Hoffer in Saskatoon. He practiced Orthomolecular and Environmental Medicine from 1977 to 2010 in Toronto and Mississauga. He retired from the practice of medicine and continues to work with patients as a Homeopath and to consult on health matters at his clinic, EcoHealth and Wellness. A renewed interest in applied nutrition as the basis of good health led him to take courses at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition from which he graduated from in October 2013. Healing the planet cover

Book Info: He is author of Healing the Planet One Patient at a Time: A Primer in Environmental Medicine (English and Polish editions) first published in 2001, which offers strategies of prevention from, and treatment for, the toxic effects of environmental hazards and pathogens in our food, air and water on human physiology and behaviour. It is used as a textbook as part of the IHN course in Nutrition and the Environment.


Paula-Galli Author’s Name: Paula Galli
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Book Title: Weighing Love

Biography: Paula Galli, H.BSc. Psych, ROHP, RNCP, CNP Paula works as a Transformational Coach, Food Therapist, Speaker and Author of the book Weighing Love. After receiving her Honours Bachelors Degree in Psychology from the University of Toronto, Paula attained a Life Coaching Certificate and Level-One Reiki Certificate. Because she believes in the mind, body, spirit connection, to achieve optimal wellbeing, she also decided to become a Certified Nutritional Practitioner and Holistic Nutritionist. Paula feels it is not only her purpose, but requirement to help females of all ages truly fall in love with themselves, something she lacked for years. She recognizes this as preventative measure, as well as a key component in helping females stay away from ED. Weighing-Love

Book Info: Weighing Love reads in three different ways: as an autobiography, and essay on ruthless self-love and a practical handbook to help readers overcome their own personal hurdles. Paula uses some of her own story and letters from her childhood to demonstrate the hell that we create in our own minds, the pain we force ourselves to suffer and our struggle for a non-existent thing we call perfection. Ultimately, Weighing Love was written to help anyone dealing with eating disorders, self-esteem issues, body image issues, negativity in their minds or anyone who is trying to be in touch with their authentic self.


Kat Author’s Name: Kathryn Green
Graduation Year: 2011
Book Title: Low Fat Raw Vegan Recipes: A New Approach to Fruits & Vegetables Low Fat Raw Vegan Dinners: Simple & Gourmet Recipes

Biography: Kathryn Green, CNP Kat Green is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner with a passion for helping others achieve their optimal health. Experience as an 18 year long vegetarian, organic farmer, Hippocrates Health Educator, juice feaster, four year raw foodist and gourmet raw chef has all informed her Low Fat Raw Vegan Recipe books. Kat is currently living and loving the 80/10/10 raw vegan diet and aims to inspire others to include more raw fruits and vegetables in their life. She loves being active, travelling, and of course, tasting new fruits! Kat also enjoys photography, displayed on this site, and in her books. KatGreen Ebook2 KatGreen Ebook1

Book Info: The Low Fat Raw Vegan e-books were written to showcase the versatility of simple produce, and encourage your own experimentation in the kitchen. Recipes focus on high carbohydrate, low fat, salt-free meals inspired by the 80/10/10 diet. Whether you are planning on transitioning to raw vegan, or simply looking to include more fruits and vegetables in your diet, these books will suit your needs. Enjoy recipes that will satisfy your high-fat, cooked food cravings without the guilt!


shannon Kadlovski Author’s Name: Shannon Kadlovski
Graduation Year: 2010
Book Title: Get The Gunk Out – Simply Healthy Habits. Life Changing Results.

Biography: Shannon Kadlovski, BA, CNP Shannon is a Certified Nutritionist and Healthy Lifestyle Specialist. She is the author of Get the Gunk Out– Simple Healthy Habits. Life Changing Results. and has written health and wellness articles for numerous sources. She is the nutrition expert and community producer for “HealthyHelpings” on RogersTV, and is also a faculty member at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition, where she teaches “Holistic Food Preparation”. Shannon’s team of nutritionists consult one-on-one, as well as with groups, helping individuals achieve their health goals. They work with clients worldwide, as they offer virtual coaching and virtual wellness programs. GTGO-FRONT-COVER

Book Info: Get the Gunk Out is exactly what you need to achieve your health goals. This book allows you to make choices that suit your specific needs. Certified Nutritionist Shannon Kadlovski reveals secrets about twenty-one simple habits that will enable you to sustain a healthy lifestyle long-term. You will learn how to eat healthy without breaking the bank, how to effectively eliminate the stress and confusion that is often associated with healthy living, and learn how to look and feel amazing without ever counting calories or grams of fat – even with a busy, hectic lifestyle.

Facebook: Shannon Kadlovski – Nutritionist & Healthy Lifestyle Specialist
Twitter: @ShannonKad  

Briana Santoro_Pic Author’s Name: Briana Southward
Graduation Year: 2010
Book Title: Get Naked in the Kitchen

Biography: Briana Santoro, BBA (Hons), CNP, NNCP, Briana is a Certified Nutritionist. She is the author of the #1 Best Selling cookbook Get Naked In The Kitchen, is a leading health and wellness speaker, and absolutely loves dancing in the kitchen. She is the founder and Chief Product Undresser at The Naked Label, a tell-it-like-it-is website that undresses the food we eat. Briana received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Wilfrid Laurier University and her Diploma in Applied Holistic Nutrition from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition, where she now teaches the business courses. She has the ability to captivate a room and get people excited about their new relationship with food. Get-Naked-In-The-Kitchen---Front-and-Back-Cover

Book Info: This cookbook will transform your relationship with food. This is not your average cookbook. Here’s why: The Author, Briana Santoro, has pulled together the best experts in the industry to share their passion for food. By all coming together in one cookbook we show people that there isn’t one right way of eating and that choosing what to eat doesn’t need to be complicated. When we eliminate the judgment, the confusion, and the pressure, we create space to have a relationship with food that is powerful and vivacious! This book gives you the space and tools to create that relationship.


2012_09_15_025 Author’s Name: Joy McCarthy
Graduation Year: 2009
Book Title: Joyous Health: Eat & Live Well without Dieting

Biography: Joy McCarthy, RNCP, ROHP, CNP Joy McCarthy is certified holistic nutritionist. She is the founder of the popular healthy living blog and wellness clinic Joyous Health. Joy is the author of the bestselling book JOYOUS HEALTH: Eat & Live Well without Dieting, she is also a faculty member at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition from where she graduated in 2009. Joy is an international speaker, and a featured nutrition expert on Global TV’s “The Morning Show” and CBC’s “Steven & Chris,” which also airs on ABC’s Live Well Network. The co-founder of Eat Well Feel Well, Toronto’s first integrated nutrition and yoga program, Joy lives a life rooted in balance, love and healthy living, all common themes of the 6 week course. JH_cvr_choice

Book Info: Joyous Health is a fresh new approach to eating that will change the way you think about food and what you eat, offering a simple and practical path to creating a healthy lifestyle. Holistic nutritionist Joy McCarthy, creator of the popular blog Joyous Health, explains how to eat and live joyously with amazing results, both inside and out. Joyous Health celebrates eating delicious, clean whole foods. Featuring beautiful color photography, the book contains 80 recipes with pure ingredients and tasty combinations, including Carrot Cake Smoothie, Coconut Flour Banana Pancakes, Thai Beet Soup, Curry Chicken Burgers and Double Chocolate Gluten-Free Cookies.

Twitter: @joyoushealth

MeghanTelpner-HS-copy-2 Author’s Name: Meghan Telpner
Graduation Year: 2007
Book Title: UnDiet: Eat Your Way to Vibrant Health

Biography: Meghan Telpner, CNP Meghan Telpner is a Toronto-based nutritionista and her humorous, engaging and real approach to healthy living has garnered her a world-wide following and extensive media attention. In 2014, she founded the Academy of Culinary Nutrition, the world’s first online certification program in culinary nutrition. Meghan’s bestselling book UnDiet: Eat Your Way to Vibrant Health, named Best Health & Nutrition book by Gourmand, is creating a revolution in how people think about their health. She graduated from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition in 2007. UnDietCover

Book Info: UnDiet is a fabulous, practical, and modern guide to true health from a fresh and engaging certified nutritionist with an inspiring and transformational message. Without ever using the word “diet,” Meghan Telpner encourages readers to make major life changes small step by small step with help from the latest nutritional science, a fun and encouraging voice, and an “abundance mindset.” Ideal for those seeking a gluten-free, plant-based meal plan and an accessible path to health.

Twitter: @MeghanTelpner

Author’s Name: Marni Wasserman
Graduation Year: 2007
Book Title: Fermenting for Dummies

Biography: Marni Wasserman, B.A (Hon.) C.N.P Marni is not only a Graduate of the Institute of Holistic Nutrition, but she is also a graduate of The Natural Gourmet Culinary Institute in New York City. As a Certified Chef and Culinary Nutritionist, her focus is on whole, plant-based foods. Marni uses passion and experience to educate individuals on how to adopt a realistic plant-based diet that is both simple and delicious. She works out of her Food Studio & Lifestyle Shop located in midtown Toronto where she teaches her signature cooking classes, and offers collaborative workshops and urban retreats. This is also a place where people can come to purchase sustainable superfood products. 9781118615683 cover.indd

Book Info: Fermentation is what makes foods like beer, pickles, and sauerkraut delicious—and nutritious. Fermented foods are chock-full of probiotics that aid in digestive and overall health. In addition, the fermentation process also has been shown to add nutrients to food, making already nutritious food even better! Fermenting for Dummies provides step-by-step information for cooks, homesteaders, farmers, and food lovers of any kind who want to develop a deeper understanding and appreciation for arguably the oldest form of food preservation.

Fermenting_dummiesPlant-Based Diet For Dummies has been created to help even the most stubborn carnivores adapt to and even learn to find joy in a plant-based diet. Besides providing useful tips, delicious recipes, and meal ideas, this lively resource discusses all you have to gain from adopting healthier eating habits, including a decreased risk for cancer, a lower risk of heart disease and stroke, a lower cholesterol count and blood pressure, and a lower risk, and prevention, of diabetes. Author Marni Wasserman takes you on a journey of discovery into the exciting world of fruits, vegetables, and other nutrient-rich foods.


CJ Enzapic Author’s Names: Christine Josiah & Enza Tartaglia
Graduation Year: 2001 & 2004
Book Title: Munch, Yum, Grow!

Biography: Enza Tartaglia, BASc, CNP, RNCP, HI, DS Hom Med Practicing for than 15 years Enza has earned her designation as a Homeopathic Practitioner a Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Food & Nutrition (BASc) from Ryerson Polytechnic University in Toronto, Ontario and graduated with First Class Honours at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Toronto in 2001. She is the Founder and Director of Healthy 4 Life Centre Inc. located in Vaughan and Toronto, Ontario. Her true strength lies in her passion to expand nutritional awareness while empowering others to take charge of their own health and vitality.

Christine Josiah BASc., CNP, RNCP After earning her Bachelor of Applied Sciences in Food & Nutrition (BASc) from the University of Guelph, Christine went on to pursue a career in Holistic Nutrition and graduated with First Class Honours at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition in Toronto in 2004. Christine is the Founder and Director of Optimize Your Health, a nutrition and wellness consulting business in Newmarket, Ontario. Christine is passionate about helping others attain optimal health, no matter what their age and ability. HG BookCover

Book Info: Munch, Yum, Grow! – Healthy snack recipes that are quick and easy to make for parents and children who are on the go. Over 25 kid taste-tested snacks developed by nutritional consultants to promote healthy growth in children. Includes nut-free, gluten-free and lactose-free recipes. You’ll find advice on how to get your kids to eat more nourishing foods. Each recipe includes nutritional information as well as a fun food fact or helpful tip. Other great tools include a shopping list, birthday party ideas, an ingredient substitution chart, food charts and a glossary of terms at the back of the book.


Author’s Name: Jill Hillhouse
Graduation Year: 2003
Book Title: Easy Gourmet Food: 150 Recipes for Homemade Goodness

Biography: Jill Hillhouse BPHE, RNT, CNP Jill earned her CNP designation from The Institute of Holistic Nutrition where she has been a faculty member since 2005. She has earned her Bachelor of Physical and Health Education (BPHE) at Queen’s University and is certified by the Hans Selye Foundation and The Canadian Institute of Stress as a Stress and Wellness Consultant. Jill is a passionate advocate of nutrition education and whole foods eating. Her approach to clinical nutrition focuses on addressing her clients’ metabolic individuality as a key factor at the heart of her integrative lifestyle coaching. She is the author of Easy Gourmet Baby Food and writes articles for publications including Alive magazine, Today’s Parent, Naturally Savvy, Blikki, Ski Canada, IHR, Walmart and Zwell. 51iA7q3tVtL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_

Book Info: When introducing solid food to babies at approximately six months, providing the best means using fresh, organic ingredients and paying attention to how food is prepared. Preparing those foods at home and introducing children to a variety of foods, nutrients and unique flavors are essential. Easy Gourmet Baby Food features 150 recipes that introduce very simple ways for parents to prepare meals for their infants and toddlers. Each recipe contains a complete nutritional analysis. Also included are instructions on how to create multiple-meal purées to be frozen and used later, plus extensive tips on meal preparation, nutrition and feeding.


Author’s Name: Rose Randall
Graduation Year: 2003
Book Title: How to Live Without the Nine Biggest Problem Foods Affordably and Conveniently

Biography: Rose Randall, CNP Author Rose Marie Randall developed an interest in nutrition as a result of her own food sensitivities and health issues. As part of her healing journey, Rose Marie studied Holistic Nutrition and earned the designation Certified Nutritional Practitioner. She began working in retail nutrition where she soon realized how many people’s problems and needs mirrored her own.
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Book Info: Rose Marie began sharing the recipes she had developed for herself, and ultimately, these sharings turned into a practical guidebook for those with food sensitivities who are short on time and money. How to Live Without the Nine Biggest Problem Foods Affordably and Conveniently is more than just a cookbook: it contains recipes, meal ideas, an alphabetical guide to the most affordable and effective homemade remedies, and much more. All its recipes are free of gluten, wheat, dairy, sugar, corn, peanuts, and many other common food allergens.


Louise-Racine Author’s Name: Louise Racine
Graduation Year: 2000
Book Title: Thirteen Moons: Seasonal Recipes to Nourish and Inspire

Biography: Louise Racine, CNP Louise Racine, who graduated from the Institute of Holistic Nutrition in 2000, is a certified nutritional practitioner, educator and cookbook author. In 2001, she opened Thirteen Moons Culinary Wellness Retreat near Peterborough. Since then, it has been a safe, affordable and comfortable space for women who are seeking respite from the stress and commitments of their lives, to be the person cared for rather than the caregiver or to learn more about the importance of self-care. cookbook cover

Book Info: For many years, Louise’s clients, including many non-vegetarians, begged her to put together a collection of her gourmet vegetarian recipes so they could share the fabulous Thirteen Moons food experience with family and friends. Still selling well after seven years in publication, this practical spiral-bound 216 page vegetarian cookbook contains over 140 wheat-free vegetarian recipes, several gluten-free recipes, and more. The Thirteen Moons cookbook teaches you how to effortlessly prepare truly enticing vegetarian meals, from comforting soups to luscious desserts. More importantly, you will be guided toward an inspiring and empowering philosophy about the foods you eat.


Eva-Cabaca Author’s Name: Eva Cabaca
Graduation Year: 1998
Book Title: Earthly & Divine: Whole Recipes for a Healthy World

Biography: Eva Cabaca, MEd. CNP, RNCP Eva holds a Masters of Education degree and has an extensive background in teaching science at both high school and college levels. She holds diplomas with honours in Natural Health Counselling, Applied Holistic Nutrition and Healing with Herbs. Eva is a graduate of the Institute of Holistic Nutrition where she has been teaching courses in Ayurveda, Herbal Medicine, Holistic Food Preparation and Nutrition and The Environment since 1998. She is a Registered Nutritional Consulting Practitioner and a director of Live Nutrition Cooking School. Her life passions include spreading the knowledge of simple whole living, spirituality, and care for the environment as well as rigorous yoga practice.   Earthly-&-Divine-cover

Book Info: Earthly & Divine offers a generous collection of contemporary vegan and yogic lacto-vegetarian recipes from breakfast to snacks and deserts. It includes both ample examples of cutting-edge raw dishes for the advanced health food enthusiast and more traditional and easy-to-follow recipes for anyone transitioning into a plant-based diet. Plenty of health tips are offered as well as basic principles of healthy ingredient choices. As purity and nourishing qualities are the main theme, no canned or processed foods have found their place in these recipes. By following them, you will find yourself shopping, cooking and eating more consciously and ecologically.


Author’s Name: Jane Durst Pulkys
Book Title: The Book On Confidence: The Complete Guide to Standing Tall on the Inside

Biography: Jane Durst Pulkys BSc, CNP, RNCP, is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner, Author, Educator and frequent guest on TV and radio. With over 30 years of practice, every day she makes dreams come true, consulting with clients and teaching professionals from many regions of the world and from all walks of life. Jane’s training, techniques and love of life empowers, inspires and motivates people to take control of their health, transform their confidence and change their lives. She challenges those who listen to find gratitude and joy in their life and let it empower them to wake up and go to bed feeling like a 10.  

Book Info: What would you do if you felt nothing was holding you back from living your dreams and being the best you can be? In this book, Jane Durst Pulkys provides an in-depth look at how our past has shaped our lives today. Jane grew up a child with zero confidence, surrounded by eight brothers and sisters and struggling to find her self. After setting out on a personal mission to accrue total confidence, Jane now proudly lives with a renewed sense of joy and love for life.

This book shares many of the tools and techniques Jane herself used and prescribed to countless clients to help them stand tall and to take control of their lives. “It is my personal goal for this book to teach people how to regain their self-worth — to expect the best, be the best, and to live their life with total confidence from the inside out,” says Jane Durst Pulkys.


Lauren Jawno Author’s Name: Lauren Jawno
Graduation Year: 2002
Book Title: Change4Good

Biography: Lauren Jawno, CNP, BEd, CHPC (1 of 120 world-wide), CPT works with motivated people who are ready to take their lives to the limits; to a whole new level of engagement and boldness. She has covered a lot of miles while building her career of over 15 years. With years of experience in education, holistic nutrition, fitness, psychology, and spirituality, her ability to approach goals and challenges from multiple perspectives and derive unique solutions for each is what sets her apart from the rest. She is an expert on coaching people to a new level of awareness and accomplishment in 6 essential areas of success: psychology, physiology, productivity, persuasion, presence and purpose. They work together as partners to both clarify what their top priorities are and the best (not necessarily easiest!) route to achieve their dreams. Using both her knowledge and experience, she helps her clients rediscover their authentic self, define their significance in this world, and build upon their strengths. Through her unique and elite coaching program she guides her clients through a process of transformation so that they can create and live BOLD, happy and successful lives – the lives they want!   cover

Book Info: Finally, a radically new, remarkably sane breakthrough program to achieve the lifelong body, fitness and happiness you deserve! No gimmicks, no fads, no calorie counting, no meal plans. The Change4Good program is a new way of thinking about food, life and yourself. It’s based on science, it’s controlled by you, it’s flexible, simple and it’s definitely not torture. Use the Change4Good tools, tips and guidance to change the way you think about food. Whether its five pounds to lose or three hundred, the radically new, but remarkably sane, Change4Good program will help you gain control of your weight permanently. Eat delicious life building, brain- powering real food…and, in moderation, even your favorite treats. It works because you’re not just looking at what you put into your mouth but what you put into your life. Join the hundreds of doctors, lawyers, corporate chieftains, dancers, athletes and stay at home moms and dads whom Lauren has coached to success. Developed by Canada’s renowned wellness expert, Lauren Jawno, the Change4Good program will help you to stop torturing yourself with food and start living your most satisfying life.


Nahid Ameen Author’s Name: Nahid Ameen
Book Title: 14-Days Ayurvedic Aromatherapy E-Course

Biography: Nahid Ameen is a Certified Nutritional Practitioner with a Bachelors in Marketing and Business. She graduated from IHN in 2010 from Mississauga Campus. She is an Instructor at CAISH (Toronto Based Ayurvedic School) where she teaches Ayurvedic Nutrition, Diet and Herbs. She is the founder of Conscious Health, a company that conducts workshops, seminars and cooking classes as well as design e-courses such as Ayurvedic Aromatherapy and Ayurvedic Culinary Program.


Book Info: The 14 Days Ayurvedic Aromatherapy E-Course teaches you about Ayurveda, the concept of Dosha, and how to use Essential oils Dosha and Chakra Balancing. Additionally it provides information about essential oils for Pain Relief, Emotional and Physical Healing. If you are new to Ayurveda or Essential oils or you want to learn how to effectively use these oils this e-course is perfect for you! Learn – how, where, and when to use these precious oils, how these oils protect the immune system, improve mood, and reduce stress/anxiety. What oils are suitable for your Ayurvedic body type and EOs that assist in first aid, soothe headaches, and relieve pain. Additionally, we will discuss aches, acne, allergies, asthma, rashes, burns, hair loss, colds, and coughs.


Chloe Elgar Author’s Name: Chloe Elgar
Graduation Year: 2013
Book Title: Living in Light

Biography: Chloe Elgar is a Holistic Nutritionist, author, speaker, writer, self-taught food photographer and natural food chef living in Vancouver. Chloe is the founder of Chloe’s Countertop and the podcast, Conscious Conversations.

Chloe’s Countertop is a personal brand and business, which celebrates truth, authenticity, holistic living and intuition.

Chloe works with clients through her Living True Mentorship, as well as with groups and in workshops/retreats to bring awareness and inspire conversation around body image, intuitive eating and the psychology of eating. Chloe’s first book, Living in Light, illustrates the important concepts and topics of Chloe’s work, her story and is also a plant-based cookbook.


Book Info: Living in Light is a story fuelled by the belly, told from the heart. An emotional journey of a struggle with eating disorders and anxiety while learning to embrace the truth. With 50 holistic recipes, it reads like a novel, functions like a cookbook — an essential read for anyone learning to build a healthy relationship with food, nutritionists and holistic soul-searchers.