About

We help make health content come alive through motion, pictures and words. 

WHAT do we do? Healthful Communications is a communications company that helps B2B and B2C media companies and brands grow and effectively share their insights on food, nutrition, health and wellness. Fascinated by food and health news and innovation, we help uncover fresh layers of understanding and share them through crisp content, eye-catching images and insightful videos. We make health content burst with flavor one byte at a time with services that are: Insightful. Resourceful. Helpful. Healthful.

HOW do we do it? Our communications and marketing services include professional writing, marketing, graphic design, photography and video production. Driven by data, our solutions deliver a measurable impact on business growth. We work with companies strategically to build brand awareness, community, audience engagement, reach and readership. From concept to finished product and throughout the creative process, we draw inspiration from each project and client we have the privilege to work with.

WHERE is our work? Focused on and fascinated by food, nutrition and health, the work of our team has been featured with pride by The Globe and Mail, The Wall Street Journal, Microsoft and Yahoo, among others. Peruse samples of our work by clicking on the tabs underneath “portfolio.” Read testimonials from our clients.

Healthful Communications supports a number of health-promoting charitable organizations.


WHO are we? Meet Our Healthful Team:

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Lisa Cantkier, Communications Coordinator
Lisa is a communications coordinator and educator focused on nutrition and health. She has been writing about these topics for a variety of  publications and brands since 2011. Her work to raise awareness of celiac disease and special diets has been recognized by the municipal government, Microsoft and several media outlets. Lisa is also the coauthor of The Paleo Diabetes Diet Solution. A Taste Canada Awards finalist, this cookbook includes 125 delicious recipes that are celiac-friendly, diabetes-friendly and free of gluten, grains, dairy and added sugar.

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Naomi Hiltz, Photography & Video Production Manager
With a fine arts degree in in film and photography, Naomi is a professionally trained filmmaker and photographer with over 15 years of experience filming and editing notable documentaries of different genres. She directed the acclaimed A&E documentary, “The Luka Magnotta Story,”​ which has been televised in over 50 countries. Naomi’s work has garnered 2 NYC Independent Film Festival awards and extensive media attention. She also specializes in food photography and photographs for numerous lifestyle magazines, brands, health experts and celebrity chefs, including those of The Food Network.

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Nathan Cantkier, Creative Director & Graphic Design Manager 

Nathan is a skilled, results-driven and professionally trained graphic designer and creative director who specializes in design and copywriting for digital and print advertising. He has over 15 years of proven ability in managing the strategic execution of corporate marketing products and campaigns for small and medium-sized businesses. Nathan provides fresh, creative services that deliver a measurable impact on corporate revenue growth.

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David Reti, Technical Writing / Grants & Incentives Manager
With a degree in English and a certificate in copywriting, David is a natural wizard with words. He has been helping businesses in the health and food industries access a variety of government tax credits and incentives for over a decade (including SR&ED). Handling both the technical and financial reports required, he has amassed a wealth of knowledge that he uses to translate a company’s work into a successful claim. Contact us to find out how David can help bring more money into your business.

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Sabra Way, Web & Mobile Development Manager
A trained herbalist with a passion for combining wellness and technology, Sabra is a skilled WordPress website developer. We recommend WordPress because it is cost effective and easy for clients to manage and update. With an intuitive ability to see each client’s vision, Sabra offers comprehensive website development, e-commerce solutions and search engine optimization (SEO). Her work is clean, clever and creative.

Read testimonials from our clients.