Bel Marra Health was established in 2004 as a solution to the community’s pressing health issues.
At Bel Marra we are committed to helping people lead healthier lives. We believe the one way to do this is to explore and unearth natural secrets and provide this information so that individuals can support healthy lifestyles.
By providing up-to-date health news stories, along with natural remedies and health tips, reader’s can take control of their health naturally.
Bel Marra Health has an expert panel of Doctors to lend their expertise on all of these natural health methods. The Doctors provide well-researched health news and information to keep you on the cutting edge of all the health trends. This expert advice is part of our commitment to you.
We also use our editorial team, which is comprised of individuals with varied health backgrounds. They work to further help you understand trends and solutions in regards to your biggest health concerns.
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Meet the Editorial Team
Devon Andre has been involved in the health and dietary supplement industry for a number of years. Devon has written extensively for Bel Marra Health. He has a Bachelor of Forensic Science from the University of Windsor, and went on to complete a Juris Doctor from the University of Pittsburgh. Devon is keenly aware of trends and new developments in the area of health and wellness. He embraces an active lifestyle combining diet, exercise and healthy choices. By working to inform readers of the options available to them, he hopes to improve their health and quality of life.
Mohan Garikiparithi got his degree in medicine from Osmania University (University of Health Sciences). He practiced clinical medicine for over a decade before he shifted his focus to the field of health communications. During his active practice he served as the head of the Dept. of Microbiology in a diagnostic centre in India. On a three-year communications program in Germany, Mohan developed a keen interest in German Medicine (Homoeopathy), and other alternative systems of medicine. He now advocates treating different medical conditions without the use of traditional drugs. An ardent squash player, Mohan believes in the importance of fitness and wellness.
Emily Lunardo studied medical sociology at York University with a strong focus on the social determinants of health and mental illness. She is a registered Zumba instructor, as well as a Canfit Pro trainer, who teaches fitness classes on a weekly basis. Emily practices healthy habits in her own life as well as helps others with their own personal health goals. Emily joined Bel Marra Health as a health writer in 2013.
Carly Raffiek is a Carleton University graduate with a BA in Honors English. Born with a natural curiosity, she enjoys researching and reporting on the latest trends, whether it be in food, fitness, or fashion. A lover of all forms of entertainment, Carly spends her spare time catching up on new releases of books, albums, and films.
Bel Marra Health Editorial Board
Dr. Victor Marchione is a respected leader in the field of smoking cessation and pulmonary medicine. He has been featured on ABC News and World Report, CBS Evening News with Dan Rather and the NBC Today Show. He is also the Editor of the The Health eTalk Newsletter.
Dr. Richard M. Foxx. After graduating from Brandeis University in 1958, Dr. Foxx attended Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, graduating in 1962. He completed a Internal Medicine internship and followed that with a residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology. He achieved board certification in 1968.
Dr. Craig Mintzer currently serves as team doctor for one of Florida’s professional basketball teams and specializes in Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery. After doing his undergraduate degree at Princeton and going to Harvard Medical School, Dr. Mintzer went on to win the Patients Choice Award in 2010.