Maureen Keane, M.S., C.N., is a certified nutritionist and a cancer-treatment survivor. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association and the author of more than thirteen books on health and nutrition.Daniella Chace, M.S., C.N., is a medical nutrition author, whole foods expert, and the author of more than 20 books on nutrition. Her columns appear monthly in "Women and Cancer" magazine and through cancerconsultants.com and the American Cancer Society online.
Dr. Jeffrey S. Bland is known as the "father of functional medicine," a medical approach that focuses on the personalized prevention and treatment of chronic diseases. Over the past thirty-five years Dr. Bland has traveled more than six million miles, teaching more than a hundred thousand health-care practitioners in the United States, Canada, and more than forty other countries about functional medicine. He has been a university biochemistry professor, a research director at the Linus Pauling Institute of Science and Medicine, the cofounder of the Institute for Functional Medicine in 1991, and the founder/president of the Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute. He has authored more than one hundred scientific publications and ten books for health professionals and consumers. He lives in Seattle, Washington, with his wife, Susan, and near his three sons and their families while pursuing his hobbies of boating, surfing, and scuba diving, as well as a lifelong passion for learning.