Research and fact checking are critical to ensuring that the information we publish goes beyond surface level assumptions, and truly enriches our lives--no matter the field.
Charles Heller has been a writer and editor for over 15 years. He has covered everything from volunteer clown training seminars to the groundbreaking camera technology of Star Wars: The Last Jedi.He has written for publications including Food & Wine, the New York Post, New York Daily News, Bandcamp, The Outline, Paste, and Polygon.
Charles Heller received a Bachelors of Arts in Written Arts from Bard College.
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.