Insider’s Guide to New York
Name: Denise Mari
The stats: Born in Long Island; lived in New York for 30 years; currently in Brooklyn
Why she loves New York: It happens here first!
Founder of Organic Avenue, a healthy lifestyle company famous for its L.O.V.E (Live. Organic. Vegan. Experience) detox cleanses and celebrity following, Denise Mari started out of her New York City apartment in 2000 with the goal of assisting people in making the transition to healthy living while keeping it convenient, delicious, affordable and fun. Organic Avenue has now grown to include three stores, several juice bars and two more stores are planned to open in the next month. Mari holds a master’s degree in education and is studying for her second master’s in human nutrition. On top of leading retreats and nutritional cleanses for thousands of people and being the inspiration behind Organic Avenue, Mari is also a certified phlebotomist and colon hydro-therapist, a lifestyle coach and an associate of Dr. Robert O. Young, author of the pH Miracle.
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