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Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D.

Brierley's interest in nutrition and food come together in her position as nutrition editor at EatingWell. Brierley holds a master’s degree in Nutrition Communication from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. A Registered Dietitian, she completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Vermont.

Should you sip—or skip—that drink?
I don’t always pour myself a glass of wine with dinner. Frankly, there are days when I’d rather “...
The new zero-calorie sweetener--is it safe?
I’m always trying to cut back on my added-sugar intake. And apparently I’m not alone: according to a recent survey I...
The one thing your doctor wants you to quit (and 5 ways to do it)
I just read a seriously startling study that’s going to change the way I eat. I read in the British Medical Journal...
5 foods you should be eating for your best body—inside and out
A few weeks ago I blogged about how to add exercise to your day in unexpected ways to stay in tip-top shape. Well, that...
Keep your summer body: 3 secrets to jump-start your weight loss
If you’re like me, when you first start working toward a goal, such as weight loss, you're motivated. The pounds come...
Eat this fish to protect your skin from sun damage
As a kid I used to spend my summer vacation at the beach soaking up the sun. These days, not so much—I’m way too...
A month of meatless eating made easy
For years I’ve toyed with the idea of going vegetarian—to better both my health and the environment. Right now my...
Eat ice cream, lose weight?
To me, nothing says “it’s summer” like ice cream—sundaes, sandwiches, even frozen yogurt. I have fond memories of...
6 ways to sneak in your exercise
In the spring I have no problems getting in shape. The days are longer and it’s warming up—both of which make it easier...
3 drinks that won't bust your diet
If it fits through a straw, it can’t contain very many calories, right? Wrong! With the exception of water, I find it...
Is your diet draining your brain?
It’s the time of year when my friends and I are trying to get—or keep—a slim and sexy body, be it to rock my new bikini...
How many kitchen rules do you break?
A few weeks ago I blogged about my obsession with 100-calorie cookies. But what I didn’t tell you then is that I can...
Could grilling cause cancer?
For me, summer is practically synonymous with grilling. I love to grill for two reasons. One, it’s a super-quick way to...
How to outsmart weight gain
I’m one of those people who lives to eat. Luckily, I’ve been able to keep any unwanted extra pounds at bay thanks, in...
Who gets a bigger buzz from coffee: men or women?
Pop quiz: who gets a bigger mental boost from caffeine? A. Men B. Women C. Neither The answer? Drum roll, please…
5 skinny cookies, 100 calories (or less!)
I love cookies! Hands down, they’re my favorite dessert. People’s jaws, including a few of my co-worker’s, hit the...
Got strong bones? You may need more than milk...
I don’t drink milk. In fact, I can’t remember the last time I tried to choke down a glass. (It was probably shortly...
Should we ban GMOs?
Should the U.S. ban genetically modified organisms (GMOs)? When we posed this question in EatingWell Magazine (April...
6 dinners that trim fat
My kitchen is a no-butter zone! Well, with the exception of a teeny-tiny amount for toast. The worst part: it’s not my...
Is agave nectar healthier than sugar or other sweeteners?
I love sugar. Not a lot of sugar, just a little. But the small scoop in my coffee every morning or the crunchy...
Does broccoli fight cancer?
Broccoli is my go-to everyday vegetable: it’s affordable and available year-round. And the icing on the cake is that it...
Superfoods for $1 or less
Most Americans—me included—are looking for ways to lower their grocery bills. I don’t bother trying to crunch numbers...
Grocery Cart Makeover
On the off chance that we run into each other at the grocery store, I guarantee you’ll find me poring over the...
Eat for your eyes: 5 foods to help you see more clearly
I’m not exactly worried about the signs of age-related macular degeneration yet—after all I’m only in my twenties and...
Are all fats bad for you?
Are all saturated fats created equal? I know (and most experts agree) that saturated fats raise levels of LDL (“bad”)...
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