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Our mission is to empower you to reach your nutrition and fitness goals.

Welcome to Verywell Fit, an award-winning resource for credible and up-to-date information on all nutrition and exercise topics.

We are dedicated to empowering you with the best answers to your most pressing questions, from healthy eating to exercise and everything in between.

For more than 20 years, we’ve worked hard to create and refine our curated library of comprehensive and trustworthy information. Our team of writers and editors are industry experts, including registered dietitians, nutritionists, personal trainers, and board-certified physicians, who write and continually update our 6,200+ article library. 

The Verywell Fit Review Board includes board-certified physicians and recognized health and wellness leaders who vet our articles and join us in our mission to inspire daily action with realistic, science-backed nutrition and fitness advice for your well-being.

Meet Our Review Board

Our team of experienced nutrition and fitness-focused health professionals join us in our mission to support you on your healthy living journey with accurate information and advice. They ensure our content is high-quality, inclusive, and reflects the latest in evidence-based research and health information. 

Below are just some of the passionate registered dietitians, certified personal trainers, fitness coaches and instructors, board-certified physicians, cardiologists, psychologists, and more who make up the Review Board.

Vanessa Nzeh, MD
Internal Medicine Physician
Vanessa Nzeh, MD, of the Verywell Family Review Board
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Vanessa Nzeh, MD, is an internal medicine and pediatrics physician who is passionate about patient advocacy, the integration of maternal and child health, as well as increasing diversity and inclusion in medical education. Dr. Nzeh’s goal is to establish a patient-doctor relationship that equips the patient with the necessary tools to feel empowered and take charge of their overall health. 

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John Honerkamp
Running Coach
John Honerkamp
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John Honerkamp is an RRCA and USATF certified running coach and leader in the New York City running community. A former professional runner, he is an eight-time top-10 finisher at the U.S. Track & Field National Championships. John has coached more than 30,000 runners in TCS New York City Marathon and paced celebrity runners like Karlie Kloss and Apolo Ohno.

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Rachel Goldman, PhD, FTOS
Licensed Psychologist
Rachel Goldman
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Rachel Goldman, PhD, FTOS, is a licensed psychologist and Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine. She is also speaker and wellness expert specializing in weight management and eating behaviors, serving on leadership boards of both The Obesity Society and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.

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Willow Jarosh, MS, RD
Registered Dietitian
Willow Jarosh
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Willow Jarosh, MS, RD, is a registered dietitian and nutrition coach specializing in intuitive eating. She is the co-author of the Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook, and the founder of Willow Jarosh Nutrition, an intuitive eating based nutrition practice. As a media spokesperson, Willow has been featured in Fitness, SHAPE, SELF, and more.

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Kristin McGee, CPT
Yoga and Pilates Instructor
Kristin McGee
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Kristin McGee, CPT, is a certified personal trainer, yoga instructor, and Pilates teacher. She currently teaches yoga and meditation for Peloton, including prenatal and postnatal classes for new moms. Kristin is one of the most sought after and recognized fitness instructors in the country and is a pioneer in making yoga and mindful movement more accessible for all.

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Sara Clark
Yoga Instructor
Sara Clark
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Sara Clark is an EYT 500-hour certified Vinyasa yoga and mindfulness teacher, lululemon Global Yoga Ambassador, model, and writer. Her online yoga and meditation classes are available on SHAPE, Yoga Today, Prevention, and YogaGlo, and she teaches 1000+ yoga practitioners in New York City's Bryant Park every summer.

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Our Editorial Process

When it comes to your fitness and nutrition, there is no “one size fits all” approach. That’s why you need a trusted voice to emphasize facts over fads and focus on progress, not perfection. At Verywell Fit, we developed—and adhere to— our Core Values in order to achieve this mission to provide inclusive, evidence-based, and unbiased health and wellness information. 

Our editorial process centers on making sure you actually understand what you’re reading and know how to use the information to make confident, educated choices about your nutrition and fitness goals. Our writers, editors, and fact checkers only use fact-based research and present it in a judgement-free way that empowers you to take an active role in feeling your best.

Written by nutrition and fitness experts and journalists
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Fact-checked with science-backed research
Reviewed by physicians, registered dietitians, and fitness professionals
Updated to reflect the latest health information

We Value Diversity and Inclusion

As a health brand that reaches more than 38 million readers per month, Verywell has the power and responsibility to create positive change. We have pledged to recruit and amplify Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) contributors across Verywell. We are working with the Dotdash Meredith Anti-Bias Review Board to expand representation within our articles and to fix language and content that aren’t inclusive. There is much to be done, but we are committed to reflecting our readers in the voices and content we share.

Meet Our Team

For more than 20 years, we’ve worked hard to provide you with comprehensive information that you can rely on. Our team of editors, designers, developers, and more is passionate about being innovative in the online health space. After all, we’re human, too, and want to ensure we’re making the best decisions for the health of ourselves and our families. 

Meet some of our team below. They are just one part of our staff, which includes SEO experts, product managers, designers, developers, and sales and marketing partners.

Jon Roberts, PhD
President, Dotdash Health
Jon Roberts
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Dr. Roberts has been with Dotdash since 2013 and previously held roles as Chief Innovation Officer and Head of Data Science. Most recently he was the President of Dotdash Finance overseeing strategy for Investopedia and The Balance.

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Rachel Berman, RD
General Manager, Verywell
Rachel Berman
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Rachel Berman, RD is general manager at Verywell, a registered dietitian, published author, and national nutrition spokesperson. She has been with the company for 10 years and oversees the content and business strategies for Verywell Fit, Verywell Family, and Verywell Mind.

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Eliza Savage, MS, RD, CDN
Senior Editor, Verywell Fit
Eliza Savage
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Eliza Savage, MS, RD is a senior editor at Verywell Fit, a registered dietitian, and a published author. She is also a fitness enthusiast who has completed 2 full marathons and more than 25 half marathons.

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McKenzie Pendergrass
Social Media Editor, Verywell
McKenzie Prendergrass
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McKenzie found a spark for social media and audience engagement in journalism school. Now she combines her love for digital media and audience engagement as Verywell Fit's social media editor.

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Isabella Broggini, NASM-CPT
Senior Commerce Editor, Fitness
Isabella Broggini
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Isabella Broggini is a health writer and editor, NASM-certified personal trainer, and fitness nutrition specialist. She is a commerce editor at Verywell. As a former Equinox personal trainer and longtime fitness writer, she considers it her mission to break through the noise and find quality wellness products that actually work.

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Craig Haines
Chief Revenue Officer
Craig Haines
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Craig has over 20 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, leading sales and partnerships at top publishers and pharmaceutical companies. He is a go-to thought leader in the pharma field, with several media appearances on MM&M and other outlets.

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Rob Stephen
SVP Marketing
Rob Stephen
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Rob is a healthcare industry veteran with over 20 years of experience in both B-to-B and B-to-C marketing.  Previously, he held roles at Time Inc, Everyday Health, and FCB Health.  Rob has worked with almost every top pharmaceutical company and brings deep industry knowledge and insight to Verywell.

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