Patti Symonette, PhD, holds a doctorate degree in nutritional sciences and is a Certified Nutrition Specialist with the American College of Nutrition and is licensed by the Health Professions Council of the Bahamas. She is a certified personal trainer with the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Council on Exercise and has worked with a number of national athletic teams. Dr. Symonette is also a certified BIOSET practitioner in energy medicine using enzyme therapy to help persons restore their digestive health. In 2002, she was recognized by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization for her contributions in the field of science and technology. Dr. Symonette served as a consultant with the Pan American Health Organization/Caribbean Food and Nutrition Institute for three years with responsibility for the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands, British Virgin Islands, and Belize. She is president and CEO of the Wellness Centre and Personal Training Studio in Nassau, a company she founded to bring health and wellness to the Bahamian population.