FOUNDER

simon hill

Simon Hill is a qualified health professional who is passionate about making nutritional information simple and accessible so people can make informed decisions about the food they consume and provide for their family and friends.

Having completed a Bachelor of Physiotherapy with Honours and a Masters in Nutrition Science, Simon is a bestselling author of The Proof is in the Plants (Penguin 2021). With an eagerness to continually learn and absorb an abundance of science and research to then educate the community of the many facets of plant-based health is truly a strong passion of his.

Simon is also the Founder and Director of The Proof podcast, where he has built a strong community and following. Through conducting personal interviews with doctors, professional athletes, celebrities and other leaders in the industry, these The Proof podcasts continue to grow reaching a worldwide audience and being nominated as a finalist for the 2019 Australia Podcast Awards. Beyond this Simon regularly supplies articles that provide nutritional education and lifestyle advice to a range of elite media sources such as Nourish, Women’s Health, Men’s Health and Body & Soul as well as being hand selected as an expert in his field to be a contributor for Chris Hemsworth’s Centr App.

 

With his educational background and strong passion for understanding the body from the inside out, Simon brings extensive experience to Eimele. Being well equipped to help you explore and adopt a plant-rich diet whilst providing you with the tools to understand the vital role lifestyle plays in the development of chronic disease, in particular the important role of nutrition to maintain your health.

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BRAND AMBASSADOR

dr gemma newman

Dr Gemma Newman is a medical doctor and Senior Partner at a family medical practice in West London. She studied at the University of Wales College of Medicine and has worked in many specialties as a doctor before her current specialty of General Practice. She has gained additional qualifications in gynaecology and family planning.

She is a founding member and ambassador for PBHPUK and a member of BSLM. Dr Newman has a specialist interest in holistic health, plant based nutrition and lifestyle medicine. She is regularly invited to teach other doctors and the general public via training programmes, podcasts and conferences about the benefits of plant-based nutrition, and has authored ‘The Plant Power Doctor; a simple prescription for a healthier you’, which was a number one bestseller in Popular Medicine and Green Living.

Dr Newman has also written a chapter for ‘A Prescription for Healthy Living: A Guide to Lifestyle Medicine’, a textbook for clinicians published by Elsevier Academic Press, and contributed a chapter on diabetes for the book ‘Plant Based Nutrition in Clinical Practice’ by Hammersmith Books. She also wrote a chapter for the Ella Mills book ‘How to Go Plant Based.’

 

Dr Newman has contributed content for other aspects of healthy living and written content for two books on alcohol-free living; Janey Lee Grace’s ‘Happy Healthy Sober’ and Millie Gooch’s ‘The Sober Girl Society Handbook.’ She is also host of the popular podcast ‘The Wellness Edit’ which was nominated for ‘Podcast of the Year’ at the 2022 PPA awards. As a broadcaster she has been featured on ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Sky News Sunrise as well as BBC Radio. She has featured in magazines including Glamour, Zest and Health magazine, as well as The Daily Telegraph.

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CHIEF FORMULATOR

dr julie chen

Dr. Julie Chen is a Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine licensed to practice natural medicine from Canada. She graduated from an Honours Biology Degree in Canada and completed 4 years of medical degree in naturopathic medicine. She has been in clinical practice treating patients using natural solutions and an innovator developing nutritional supplement and health products for 20 years.

 Naturopathic medicine is a distinct primary health care system that blends modern scientific knowledge with traditional and natural forms of medicine. It is based on the healing power of nature, and it supports and stimulates the body’s ability to heal itself. Naturopathic medicine is the art and science of disease diagnosis, treatment and prevention using natural therapies including: botanical medicine, clinical nutrition, hydrotherapy, homeopathic medicine, traditional Chinese medicine/acupuncture, naturopathic manipulations, lifestyle counselling and health promotion and disease prevention.

 

As part of her education, Julie is trained in medical sciences including physiology, anatomy and pathology so that she can form proper diagnoses and treats patients using the modalities of naturopathic medicine. She has extensive experience conducting primary laboratory research as well as initiating and designing clinical trials. In Canada, Dr. Chen has worked for several of Canada’s largest companies and have launched dozens of highly successful, innovative and award-winning products to help consumers in many areas of health including joint health, anti-aging and skin health as well as effective and natural weight loss and detox products. She has lectured extensively in Canada, US, Australia, China and New Zealand and has presented at several conferences.

 

Dr. Julie Chen has recently moved to Australia to join the Melrose and Nu-Lax teams to head up Quality Assurance and Science & Innovation and to help share the science and formulate effective products for consumers. She works now as Chief Formulator at Access Corporate to develop effective and accessible products for the international market.

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