Vanessa is a naturopath and researcher involved in natural medicine and nutrition research. She is currently the Clinical Research Program Manager for Integria Healthcare where she co-ordinates the clinical research arm of the R&D division. Other research areas include organic food and nutrition, and Vanessa recently authored a review of the health benefits of organic food – Systematic Review of Organic Versus Conventional Food Consumption: Is there a Measurable Benefit on Human Health?

This research systematically assessed the evidence related to human health outcomes when an organic diet is consumed in comparison to its conventional counterpart.