Karen Hawthorne

A writer, editor, and fitness junkie based in Toronto, Karen plans to have her toddler joining her next 5K race in no time!

Following getting her Master of Arts degree in Journalism from Western University, Karen has worked for CBC Radio and daily newspapers across Canada, most recently the National Post, where she managed the “Life” section and wrote about taking cooking lessons in Tuscany. Her favorite interviews include tattoo artist Kat Von D of TLC’s reality TV show LA Ink and the Duchess of York.

Karen has covered hard news and politics, but lifestyle content is her specialty and she has a passion for food and health. Bring on the raw almonds!

She joined BelMarraHealth.com in 2013 to provide reporting and commentary on health news, views, and expert tips from the Bel Marra Health team of doctors.