Support Team

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Dr. Shonna Babrow-Goodrich, PhD
MetaLife Coach / Implementation Expert

Shonna received her B.Sc. in biology from Mercer University and her Masters and PhD in Integrative Health from The University of West Georgia. She is Board Certified in Holistic Health and Natural Medicine. Shonna attended the Institute for Integrative Nutrition becoming a Certified Health Coach. Shonna is also the published Author of the four Volume Book series, “Your Journey to Wellness,” and “Finding Yourself Within Yourself”. Shonna currently operates a private practice in Metro-Atlanta, is the Co-Director for Health Coach UTM, an online weight management course, and is the Nutrition Integration Consultant for AlignLife Wellness Centers and Aceva Nutrition.

I CAN HELP YOU: Reach out if you need help in office flow, patient management, group classes or program promotion. You can catch me on Facebook where I manage the MetaLife Patient Forum as well as the MetaLife Operations and Marketing Support Call on Mondays at 11:30-12:00 pm CST / 12:30-1:00 pm EST. Log in here:

Josh Staub, M.S., R.D., C.S.S.D., L.D.N., C.L.T.
Clinical Support Rep / Program Designer

Josh is the Clinical Support Representative at Aceva and played an integral role in helping design the nutrition protocol and diet/lifestyle lessons that make up the Metalife Program. He also designed the clinical program modifications that are outlined in this manual. He is a registered dietitian (RD) who embraces an Integrative approach to health and wellness. Josh has extensive professional experience working with acutely ill patients suffering from gastrointestinal diseases, morbid obesity, diabetes, cancer and heart disease in a hospital setting as well as working with individuals in the community who are attempting to take a proactive approach in obtaining/maintaining an optimal state of health. Josh received his Master of Science in Integrative Nutrition and is a Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD). He also possesses specialized knowledge regarding food sensitivities and other adverse food-related reactions. In addition to nutrition, Josh is passionate about embracing a holistic lifestyle that embodies mind, body and spirit. He is extremely passionate about helping others using his nutrition and health-related knowledge and does so through education, product development and support.

I CAN HELP YOU: Reach out if you need help with clinical questions or specific case management. I manage the MetaLife Clinical Support Call Thursdays at 1:00-1:30 pm CST / 2:00-2:30 pm EST. Log on here:

Diane Van Acker
Assistant Director of Operations

Diane has a masters degree in education from Bradley University, Peoria, IL and 5 years of experience teaching first and second grade. Diane transitioned from the field of education to the field of clinical nutrition with ease because she feels it is all about education. “Whether it is academics or lifestyle management, it all requires education.” Diane manages operations of the MetaLife program as well as all Aceva products and programs.

I CAN HELP YOU: If you want to launch your MetaLife program please use the resources of my team or contact me directly at I can get you connected with all the marketing or operational materials you need to make your program a success.

Dr. Cristina Esposito D.C., C.C.N., D.A.B.C.P.

Dr. Cristina Esposito earned a B.S. degree in mathematics from the United States Naval Academy and spent five years serving her country as the leader of a large helicopter division during a six-month deployment to the Arabian Gulf. In 2006, she graduated Summa Cum Laude and Valedictorian from Life University. A Chiropractor and Certified Clinical Nutritionist, Dr. Esposito is a co-founder of Aceva with a love to help clinicians and their teams implement clinical nutrition into their practices.  Her extensive leadership/management experience, dedication to excellence and commitment to natural health care are the driving factors behind her success with Aceva.

I CAN HELP YOU: If you need any help in systems integration, strategic planning, expanding your team or goal setting please don’t hesitate to reach out and request a meeting by emailing

Dr. Joseph Esposito D.C., C.C.N., C.N.S., C.T.N., C.C.S.P., D.C.C.N., F.A.A.I.M, D.A.C.B.N.
CEO, Program Designer

In a career spanning more than two decades, Dr. Joseph Esposito’s experience as a health advocate has encompassed roles as clinician, researcher, writer, formulator, lecturer and entrepreneur. Dr. Esposito is the co-founder of Aceva and his life’s passion is to teach and implement integrated healthcare offerings using natural solutions to maximize patient’s health. His vision behind MetaLife was to utilize hormone regulation and behavioral modification to create sustainable weight loss while delivering a higher quality of life. “I am blessed to have the greatest team in the natural healthcare arena and we are ready to help you take your clinic to the next level.”

I CAN HELP YOU: Let’s connect if you are ready to make a big impact in your community using a clinically-proven, market-tested system for modification of body composition. Please feel free to reach out and request a meeting by emailing

Dr. Kevin Day
MetaLife Clinician, Program Advocate

Dr. Day runs a very successful health care facility in Warsaw, IN that encompasses chiropractic, nutrition and massage therapy. He has successfully implemented the MetaLife System in his clinic and has plans to provide MetaLife via select clinics around the nation.

Dr. Day has volunteered to manage the MetaLife Practitioner Forum to help clinicians drive their lead generation, train their staff and implement the systems. “The MetaLife team at Aceva is amazing and can serve all your needs but sometimes people need to connect with someone in the field that implemented the systems with success and that is what I am here to provide.”

I CAN HELP YOU: If you are wanting to discuss marketing tactics or MetaLife operations from someone in the field, catch me on Facebook on the MetaLife Provider Forum.