Physician assistant Andrea Lombardi began her career in healthcare administration. Intrigued by clinical practice and interested in helping to launch a new profession in Canada, she pursued education in health sciences and has become a Canadian Certified Physician Assistant. While practising family medicine, she grew fascinated by the evidence supporting dietary interventions for metabolic diseases. This prompted her to launch Crowd It Out Inc, a health consulting practice with a mandate of helping those with metabolic diseases, improve their condition(s) by crowding out dietary sugar and starch with fat and protein. Andrea writes a health blog Wellness Wars, which she co-authors with her sister.