Amanda Tust

Amanda Tust

Fact Checker
Our team of experienced fact checkers provides a critical layer of review to ensure content integrity. Learn about our editorial process.
Fact Checker, Writer, Editor

Expertise

Health and Wellness Content

Education

Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, University of San Diego

Highlights

I love researching and learning—and learning again as studies and guidelines shift. I hope that you’ve read something that helps you feel more informed and empowered in your health journey.

— Amanda Tust

Experience

Amanda is a journalist and content strategist with more than 10 years of experience in print and digital publishing. She has worked as a senior editor for Yoga Journal and a content producer for AIM Healthy U. In 2011 and 2012 she was the lead researcher for the Popular Science Invention Awards, and she’s helped manage social media for the Mental Health Association of New York City (Vibrant Emotional Health).

In addition to her work for Verywell, she’s a researcher and fact checker for Smithsonian magazine and writes for publications such as The Healthy and The Bump.

Education

Amanda received her Master of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism.

Verywell Fit Editorial Process

Verywell Fit is an award-winning online resource that empowers you to reach your diet and fitness goals. We take a human approach to health and wellness content and reach more than 120 million readers annually.

Our editorial team includes writers, editors, and fact checkers who make sure our information is clear, accurate, and aligned with our core values so you can make confident choices for your life.

Our writers are notable voices in their respective disciplines, including registered dietitians, certified personal trainers, fitness coaches, board-certified physicians, and health journalists. These individuals are specifically selected for their extensive knowledge and real-world experience, as well as their ability to communicate complex information in a clear, helpful, and unbiased way.

Our team of qualified and experienced fact checkers provide a critical step in our commitment to content integrity. Fact checkers rigorously review articles for accuracy, relevance, and timeliness. We use only the most current and reputable primary references, including peer-reviewed medical journals, government organizations, academic institutions, and advocacy associations.

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