Niki Bezzant is a New Zealand-based writer, speaker, editor and commentator. Niki is passionate about food, healthy eating, nutrition, food culture, marketing and policy. As founding editor (now editor-at-large) of Healthy Food Guide magazine, a columnist for the Herald on Sunday and a frequent contributor to radio and television, she has extensive knowledge of modern media and consumer attitudes and headspace when it comes to healthy eating. Niki has been involved in the food media for nearly 20 years. She founded the website for Cuisine magazine and was that publication’s first web editor. She is currently president of Food Writers New Zealand, the professional body for food communicators. She is a proud ambassador for the Garden to Table programme which helps kids learn how to grow, cook and share food. She is a member of the Council of Directors for the True Health Initiative, a global coalition of health professionals dedicated to sharing a science-based message of what we know for sure about lifestyle and health.