ZENB Plant Council

Advocate. Educate. Inspire.

Our team of industry experts provides active support in our quest to develop crave worthy, better-for-you plant-fueled food options. They share our passion for changing the way people think about what plants can do — in our meals, for our bodies, and in the world around us.

Meet our ZENB Plant Council

Dr. Risa SchulmanFounder and President of Tap-Root

Founder and President of Tap-Root, Dr. Schulman is a functional food and dietary supplement expert, professional speaker and writer, and an industry leader with 25 years of experience. Her expertise is in straddling the science-regulatory-marketing axis and bridging these areas for successful product development and launch. Dr. Schulman also serves as an advisor to investment bankers and on science advisory boards.

Dahlia Marin, RDN, LD
Co-Founder, Married to Health

Dahlia Marin is the co-founder of Married to Health with her husband, James Marin. She is a Plant Based Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and uses her own health story and clinical experience to work with clients from a multitude of backgrounds and health conditions to get to the root of what ails them, helping find true healing and well-being. Dahlia and James are true pioneers of using food as medicine to focus on gut health and have both been fully plant-based for more than a decade.

James Marin, RD, EN
Co-Founder, Married to Health

James Marin is the co-founder of Married to Health, a plant-based integrative dietetic practice that provides medical nutrition therapy to bridge the gaps in health maintenance, disease prevention and disease reversal, when possible. He founded the practice with his wife, Dahlia Marin. James is an Integrative Registered Dietitian whose methodology considers family dynamics, stress, nutrition habits, environment and work life to determine a tailored approach for each of his patients.

Taste What Plants Can Do

“From evidence showing what plants can do for the gut microbiome, to the impact on global health, we are thrilled to team up with ZENB to showcase what whole plants can do in everyone’s kitchen!”

Dr. Risa Schulman

Founder and President of Tap-Root

"As an Integrative Plant-Based Dietitians, our mission to help others ‘Heal With Each Meal’ becomes a lot easier when companies step up and create dynamically healthy products that taste amazing."

Dahlia Marin, RDN, LD

Co-Founder, Married to Health

"ZENB understands that combining regenerative farming with whole food ingredients not only creates delicious meals, but also creates the inputs to supply our inner-ecosystems (microbes) with the plant-based nutrients they thrive on."

James Marin, RD, EN

Los Angeles, CA