NZ Health Practitioners Who Promote A Whole Food Plant-Based Lifestyle
Eating a diet based on whole plant foods is one of the best things we can do for our health. Here you can find health practitioners in New Zealand who support this way of living. To find doctors in other countries, try the Plant-Based Docs directory.
Stephanie believes that Vibrant Health is a birthright and works with anyone looking to achieve optimal wellness.
Stephanie worked at a Government Funded Centre for Stress Management in the UK for 15 years and at QE Health in Rotorua for five years, treating a wide range of conditions.
Stephanie currently travels all over New Zealand but can work with you online via Skype if not in your area.
Stephanie recently joined Evidence-Based eating NZ to help more people discover how important a WFPO diet is for personal and planetary health.
Tracey works full time in Maori community health at Te Hononga o Tamaki me Hoturoa, specifically with high need adults who have cardiovascular disease and/or diabetes. She practices as a plant based nutritionist and empowers individuals to make sustainable healthy lifestyle changes that will last a lifetime.
Bay Of Plenty
BBiomedSc, MBChB DCH
Chloe is training to become a Doctor of Public Health. She believes that preventative medicine is becoming one of the preeminant models of health and that food has the power to cure disease and reform the body.
Brad is a sports physiotherapist, coach, and wellness evangelist based at EVERFIT Physio & Coaching. His passion is helping people strive for their potential with promotion of enhancing daily habits. The power is in your hands! Connect with Brad at www.everfit.co.nz, and on the book of FACE, Strava, and Instagram (everfitcoach).
MBChB, BA, MSc, International Board of Lifestyle Medicine Certified Physician, Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition (eCornell and T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies)
Dr Wilson has worked in Santa Rosa, California, as an intern for Dr John McDougall at the McDougall Health and Medical Center and also alongside Dr Michael Klaper and Dr Alan Goldhamer at the True North Health Center.
In 2016 Dr Wilson conducted the first whole foods plant-based study of its kind in New Zealand, has completed a Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition, and is a Certified Physician with the International Board of Lifestyle Medicine.
Dr Wilson is a member of the New Zealand Medical Association, was New Zealand’s first member of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, and has experience helping hundreds of people transform their lives by adopting a whole foods plant-based lifestyle.
Get in touch with Dr Wilson via his website, Two Zesty Bananas.
MBChB, DCH, FRNZCGP, Member Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine
Marissa is a general practitioner at Nelson Family Medicine. She has followed a whole food plant-based diet most of her life, and has two young children who are also plant-based.
BPharm, PGCert ClinPharm, Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition (eCornell and T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies)
Hannah works across hospital and community pharmacy in Nelson. She has a keen interest in the role of a whole food plant-based diet alongside medicines and surgeries for managing disease. Protecting the environment is another key driver for Hannah, who is a member of OraTaiao: The NZ Climate and Health Council.
Hannah is the founder of The Better Base and creator of the Ridiculously Good Recipes meal planner. You can get in touch with her by clicking the ‘Contact’ tab at the top of the page or via the email address below.
Fellow of the Royal New Zealand College of GPs, University Senior Lecturer, Certificate in Plant Based nutrition (e-Cornell), certified Life Coach.