The Team

Meet some of the faces behind Food Matters, read about each of their stories, learn what inspired them towards creating Food Matters and where they are at now.

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James Colquhoun

Founder & CEO

"To inspire people to reach their ultimate health goals! If we could help my father kick his meds, lose 50lbs and regain his life then anything is possible!"
Healthy Addiction
Coconut kefir... give it to me in buckets!!! hahaha
Top 3 films on FMTV
E-Motion, The Connection, The Shift
Favorite Recipe
3 ingredient chocolate!
Top Books
The Optimum Nutrion Bible - Patrick Holford, Deep Nutrition - Dr Cate Shanahan & Personal Power - Anthony Robbins.

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Laurentine ten Bosch

Co-Founder

"How can we share this lifesaving message with even more people: 'You are what you eat'. 'You are your best nutritionist'. 'Your food is better medicine than drugs'!"
Healthy Addiction
Hommus and sauerkraut
Top 3 films on FMTV
Food Matters, The Shift, E-motion
Favorite Recipe
Super Simple Greenjuice
Top Books
You Can Heal Your Life - Louise Hay, Healthy Healing - Dr Linda Page, Food Is Better Medicine Than Drugs - Patrick Holford

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Corrina McGowan

VP Ops

"To be a wave of positive light, spreading across the globe, waking up and supporting people and their families, in a gentle and inspirational way, to be the happiest and healthiest they can be."
Healthy Addiction
3 day bone broths - I love cooking it, eating it and sharing it
Top 3 films on FMTV
Hungry For Change, E-Motion, Greater Good
Favorite Recipe
Chilli Ginger Chia Jam
Top Books
The Alchemist (Paulo Coelo)

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Ann Javellana

Virtual Assitant

"To give hope to people with chronic disease."
Healthy Addiction
Overnight oats with chia
Top 3 films on FMTV
The Shift, Food Matters, Fat Sick and Nearly Dead
Favorite Recipe
http://foodmatters.tv/content/3-drool-worthy-juice-recipes-to-make-at-home
Top Books
Tuesdays with Morrie - Mitch Albom

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Annabelle Grieve

Content and Acquisitions Manager

"To continue to share life changing messages and inspiring stories with the world!"
Healthy Addiction
Activated Almonds
Top 3 films on FMTV
The Connection, E-Motion, Hungry For Change
Favorite Recipe
Cyndi O'Meara's smashed avocado and eggs for breakfast!
Top Books
Nourishing Traditions - Sally Fallon, To Kill a Mocking Bird, Harper Lee, The Path of Practice - A Woman's Book of Auyervedic Healing, Bri Maya Tiwari

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Chris Jeffrey

Head Designer

"To inspire people to use food as a tool to reach their full potential"
Healthy Addiction
I can’t leave my house in the morning without having a juice
Top 3 films on FMTV
Fat, SIck & Nearly Dead, Foundation Training, Super Juice Me
Favorite Recipe
Raw Pecan Caramel Slice

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Grace Mora

Content Acquisitions

"An attitude of gratitude! Food Matters changed my life and continues to inspire me each and every day."
Healthy Addiction
Nut butter...spread it, dip it, blend it
Top 3 films on FMTV
E-Motion, Queen of the Sun, Yogawoman & Food Matters (oops that's four)
Favorite Recipe
http://foodmatters.tv/articles-1/sweet-potato-fries-with-coconut-cinnamon
Top Books
Dr Libby's 'Rushing Women's Syndrome, 'Super Foods' by David Wolfe & 'I Quit Sugar' by Sarah Wilson

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Iris Aguanta

Virtual Assitant

"For Food Matters to continue to thrive and an eye opener to everyone to take the big leap to a healthier lifestyle; be a part of this change and make a difference in people's lives."
Healthy Addiction
Coconut Water infused with chia seeds, Green Juices and Smoothies, Lemon Ginger Tea and Herbal Teas infused with Goji Berries
Top 3 films on FMTV
Food Matters, Hungry For Change and Finding Joe
Favorite Recipe
Lemon Ginger Zinger Juice, 2 Ingredient Ice Cream and Anti-Oxidant Juice
Top Books
Food Matters Detox Guide

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Ivette Rieksts

Customer Service

"To be apart of a team that adovocates for health and wellness, sharing the message and promoting the thought that Food does Matter!"
Healthy Addiction
Ginger & Kraut.
Top 3 films on FMTV
The Connection, Edible City and Common Weeds & Wild Edibles of the World.
Favorite Recipe
Chilli Ginger Chia Jam
Top Books
Momofuku. Whole, Rethinking the science of nutrition. In Defense of Food - An Eater's Manifesto.

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Ivory David

Virtual Assitant

"Be a blessing to everyone who are in search of having a healthy body and healthy life."
Healthy Addiction
Juicing and healthy sweet treats
Top 3 films on FMTV
Food Matters,Unsupersize Me, SuperJuice Me
Favorite Recipe
http://www.foodmatters.tv/content/sweet-potato-brownies
Top Books
The Marshmallow Test

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Janine Polkinghorne

Customer Love

"For people to be awakened, cracked open and welcome into their lives a new vision of health, wellness, self care and love... and for them to not be afraid to share this with everyone - live fearlessly and speak their truth xo"
Healthy Addiction
Apples, I cannot live without them.
Top 3 films on FMTV
Yogawoman, The Shift, Finding Joe
Favorite Recipe
Superfood Fudge Brownies
Top Books
Dirt Music (Tim Winton), The Alchemist (Paulo Ceolo), Mind over Medicine (Lissa Rankin)

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Jean David

Virtual Assitant

"To get more tips and content about cancer and what is the best nutrition for them"
Healthy Addiction
Hot Cacao, Vegatable's Salad, Juicing
Top 3 films on FMTV
Rethinking Cancer, Hungry For Change, Sick and Nearly Dead DVD 
Favorite Recipe
Vegetable's Salad
Top Books
Our Favorite Sweets Ebook, Food Matters Detox Guide, FM Recipe Book

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Larina Robinson

Communications Manager

"To empower people with knowledge, recipes and other practical tools to allow readers to continue their natural health journey and reach their wellness goals"
Healthy Addiction
Coconut - everything.
Top 3 films on FMTV
The Connection, Hungry For Change, Superfood Fudge Brownies recipe
Favorite Recipe
Satay Vegetable Curry with Quinoa (http://foodmatters.tv/content/satay-vegetable-curry-with-quinoa-recipe)
Top Books
Dr Libby's 'The Calorie Fallacy', Elizabeth Somer's 'Food & Mood: The Complete Guide to Eating Well and Feeling Your Best' and Mark Bouris What it Takes

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Marcus Martensson

Developer

"That Food Matters continues to grow and that we can reach those who need this information the most! :)"
Healthy Addiction
Fresh juice!
Top 3 films on FMTV
Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead, Food Matters, Super juice me
Favorite Recipe
Raw Pecan Caramel Slice

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Patrick Walsh

Head Developer

"That news of Food Matters finds its way into the inboxes and Facebook feeds of people who need this information!"
Healthy Addiction
Unhulled Tahini
Top 3 films on FMTV
The Shift, Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead, Hungry For Change
Favorite Recipe
The satay dip recipe from the FM recipe book!
Top Books
No Logo' Naomi Klein, 'Guns, Germs and Steel' Jared Diamond, 'In A Sunburned Country' Bill Bryson.

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Pauline Balidiong

Virtual Assitant

"That Food Matters continues to feed people with health and wellness information."
Healthy Addiction
Vegetable salads, Chia Pudding
Top 3 films on FMTV
Hungry For Change, Open Sesame, Finding Joe
Favorite Recipe
http://foodmatters.tv/articles-1/lemon-ginger-zinger-juice-recipe
Top Books
Our Favorite Sweets Ebook

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Peita Murphy

Office Manager

"That Food Matters continues to inspire people to nurture their health and make wellness the top priority in their lives!"
Healthy Addiction
Dried white mulberries
Top 3 films on FMTV
Food Matters, Super Juice Me, Unsupersize Me,
Favorite Recipe
Nutty Irishman Bliss Balls: http://foodmatters.tv/content/3-recipes-to-celebrate-st-patricks-day
Top Books
The Power Of One by Bryce Courtenay, The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch, Tuesdays With Morrie by Mitch Albom

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Rachel Morrow

Social Media & Communications

"To educate more people to understand how important the mind & body connection is, how powerful our food choices are & how to empower themselves to make even more informed choices for their OWN health! BLESSINGS for the send out! xxx"
Healthy Addiction
Fermented Foods
Top 3 films on FMTV
Yogawoman, The Connection, Finding Joe
Favorite Recipe
Sweet Potato Brownies
Top Books
Nourishing Traditions (Sally Fallon), The Body Ecology Diet (Donna Gates), One Hundred Years of Solitude (Gabriel García Márquez)

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Raziel Estornino

Virtual Assitant

"I want Food Matters to continue to be a catylist of lifestyle change"
Healthy Addiction
chia pudding and hot cacao drink :)
Top 3 films on FMTV
Dive!, Dirt!, Simple Vegan Classics
Favorite Recipe
https://www.fmtv.com/watch/chia-seed-porridge
Top Books
FM Recipe Book

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Tess Lewis

"To empower people to take charge of their own health and thrive in life. Feel the best they can, while learning new and exciting tips and tricks everyday and to feel supported."
Healthy Addiction
Sauerkraut and kombucha in all types of flavors- good bacteria baby!! My pantry has turned into a fermentation workshop
Top 3 films on FMTV
Hungry For Change, Yogawoman, Carb-loaded
Favorite Recipe
Raw Pecan Caramel Slice
Top Books
Thrive (Arianna Huffington), Shantaram, Spirit Junkie


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