About

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

Healthful Communications is a communications company that helps business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-consumer (B2C) media companies and brands effectively share their insights on food, nutrition, health and wellness. Focused on these sectors and fascinated by food and health news, we love to uncover fresh layers of understanding and share them through crisp content and eye-catching graphics. We offer complete, full-service communications and marketing solutions that drive business.

Our services deliver a measurable impact on business growth and include professional writing, editing, marketing, graphic design, photography and videography. We work with companies strategically and help them grow by building brand awareness, community, audience engagement, reach and readership.

We have been working with a variety of health-focused media companies and brands, including print and digital publications since 2011. From concept to finished product and throughout the creative process, we draw inspiration from every project and from each client we have the privilege to work with. The work of our team has been featured with pride by The Globe and Mail, The Wall Street Journal, Microsoft and Yahoo, among others.

We make health content burst with flavor, one byte at a time with services that are:

Insightful. Resourceful. Helpful. Healthful.

Our Healthful Team

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Lisa Cantkier, Communications Coordinator
Lisa is a writer 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 & Videography Manager
With a degree in in film/video and photographic arts, Naomi is a professionally trained photographer and filmmaker with over 15 years of experience in different genres. She directed the acclaimed A&E documentary, “The Luka Magnotta Story,”​ which has been televised and released in over 50 countries worldwide. Specializing in food photography, Naomi has had the opportunity to photograph for numerous lifestyle magazines, restaurants and brands. She also photographs for celebrity chefs, including The Food Network’s Anne Sorrenti.

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Nathan Cantkier, Graphic Design Manager & Creative Director

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 government incentives and tax credits for over a decade. 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.