Author Biographies

Diane Pulvino


Diane Pulvino is a writer and editor who lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with her husband and her dog, Comma. She blogs about a variety of health topics, and is an avid fitness enthusiast. Diane has a master's degree in Communication and Rhetoric from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a bachelor's degree in Communication from the University at Buffalo.

Peter G. Roy, DC, CFT


Dr. Peter Roy graduated from the National University of Health Sciences as a Doctor of Chiropractic in 1990 and began his career in private practice shortly thereafter. He received his certification as an Industrial and Occupational Health Specialist from the Northwestern College of Chiropractic. During his career, Dr. Roy received hundreds of hours of post-doctoral training in nutrition. He has 22 years of experience in private practice and spent 10 years as an independent health consultant to medium and large corporations in the New York City metropolitan area. He has lectured extensively on weight-loss and nutrition to businesses and their employees, and has coached collegiate and amateur athletes as well as individual patients in the principles of nutrition, fitness and physique transformation. He is a member in good standing of the International Sports Science Association, is a Certified Fitness Trainer and a trained specialist in Kettlebell fitness instruction. He lives in New York with his wife, Beth and their young son, Luke.

Rachael Braun


Rachael Braun studied at the State University of New Paltz in New York and holds an Associate degree in Business Administration and Bachelor degrees in Art History and Visual Arts. Working for a vegan food site led her to be interested in healthy lifestyles and how to maintain them. She writes articles on overall health, nutrition, diet and exercise, as well as book and product reviews. Ms. Braun also works as a social media specialist, research assistant and artist's assistant. Besides health related work she researches and writes for a site on women writers throughout history. Having celiac disease and epilepsy, she is focused on staying healthy and wants nothing more than to share her knowledge in the health field in order to help others.