Dr Liza Oates is a wellness consultant and naturopath based in East Malvern, Victoria. Liza was involved in the development of the world’s first Master of Wellness program at RMIT University where she has taught Food as Medicine and Wellness Practices and Perspectives. She currently teaches Clinical Studies and supervises naturopathic student clinics at the Southern School of Natural Therapies and Endeavour College of Natural Health. Her doctoral degree investigated ‘the health and wellness effects of organic diets’ and she has contributed to several text books and authored over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles. In addition to her academic commitments, Liza continues to practice as a naturopath from Malvern Natural Health Care and facilitates individualised online wellness programs.