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Shereen Lehman, MS

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Fact Checker, Health Care Journalist

Expertise

Nutrition

Education

University of Bridgeport, North Dakota State University, University of Minnesota, University of New Mexico

Highlights

There's a lot of nutrition information available with just the click of your mouse or tap of your finger. Allow me to keep you updated with the best information on foods, dietary supplements, and other nutrition issues.

— Shereen Lehman, MS

Experience

Shereen Lehman, MS, is a former writer for Verywell Fit and Reuters Health. She's a healthcare journalist who writes about healthy eating and offers evidence-based advice for regular people. Shereen has co-authored two books for the popular Dummies Series (as Shereen Jegtvig).

Education

Shereen has a Master's degree in human nutrition from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut. She did her undergraduate work at North Dakota State University, the University of Minnesota and the University of New Mexico. She also attended the National Institutes of Health Medicine in the Media program.

Verywell Fit Editorial Process

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