Angela Haupt

Angela Haupt

Freelance Writer


Health and Wellness, Diet, Nutrition


The Pennsylvania State University


There's very little that's more important than our health, and that's why I'm so passionate about helping people make smart decisions about living well. A healthier life is within reach!

— Angela Haupt


Angela Haupt is a freelance journalist specializing in health, wellness, and nutrition. She was previously the Managing Editor of Health at U.S. News & World Report. During 11 years with the company, she covered and edited consumer health topics, including diet and nutrition, fitness, healthy aging, mental health, and conditions such as diabetes and cancer.

She also helped develop and continued to oversee the annual Best Diets rankings. Angela is a regular contributor with The Washington Post and has written for publications such as Women’s Health magazine, USA Today, and Newsday.


Angela holds a BA in journalism from Pennsylvania State University, University Park.

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