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Brierley Horton, M.S., RD

Brierley is a dietitian nutritionist, content creator and strategist, and avid mental health advocate. She is co-host and co-creator of the Happy Eating Podcast, a podcast that breaks down the connection between food and mental wellness. Brierley previously served as Food & Nutrition Director for Cooking Light magazine and the Nutrition Editor at EatingWell magazine. She holds a master's degree in Nutrition Communications from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. Her work regularly appears in EatingWell, Better Homes & Gardens, Livestrong.com and TheKitchn.
The foods you eat can help your body make more collagen. Here's what the science says about top collagen-rich foods to include in your diet.
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Here are the best sustainable fish choices that are healthy for you—and the planet. Plus, five to watch out for.
Will keratin become the new collagen over the next few years? In this article, read about what keratin is (it's similar to collagen), plus learn about the science-backed health benefits of keratin, and get tips on keratin supplements.
So you got the COVID-19 vaccine or booster shot and now you'd like to have a celebratory drink or two. But will that hinder your body's immune response? Here we dig into the science to find the answer.
Here are 6 tips to help cope with—and even relieve—coronavirus symptoms if you're sick at home.
Spoiler: This list includes pizza.
If your skin is starting to develop age spots, know you aren't alone—it's quite common. Also called dark spots and liver spots, age spots often look like large freckles. Fortunately, there are ways to help prevent them from developing and treatment options to lessen their appearance if you don't like them.
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Here's what the latest science says about saturated fats.
Feeling pressure to do Dry January? Maybe you should consider Damp January instead. Turns out, it might be the healthier approach.
If your skin is starting to develop age spots, know you aren't alone—it's quite common. Also called dark spots and liver spots, age spots often look like large freckles. Fortunately, there are ways to help prevent them from developing and treatment options to lessen their appearance if you don't like them.
Here's what the latest science says about saturated fats.
Feeling pressure to do Dry January? Maybe you should consider Damp January instead. Turns out, it might be the healthier approach.
If you thought supply chain issues were going to be your biggest concern this holiday season, Omicron is getting the last laugh: the newest COVID-19 variant has now officially stolen the show. Here's what you should know—and do—before gathering this holiday season.
The risk of heart-related complications like myocarditis and pericarditis after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine is a real, though very small, risk. But before you let that deter you from the vaccine, learn who is at the highest risk, and how that compares to the complications of contracting coronavirus.
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As more and more Americans get vaccinated, you might be wondering: do you still need to wear a mask? We offer tips on when to consider masking—both indoors and outdoors—as well as when going mask-free could be safe.
Ready to ditch carbs from your diet? First, read these reasons to keep carbs in your diet.
Why should you, or shouldn't you, consider vaccinating your kids for COVID-19? Are some children better candidates for the vaccine than others? We got answers from two pediatric specialists. Plus, get tips on how to keep unvaccinated kids healthy.
Plus, what Mercury retrograde is and how it can play a role in your health, according to astrologer Valerie Mesa.
Mix up your morning meal and try one—or a few—of these 5 healthy breakfast foods that help you lose weight.
A regular yoga practice can benefit your sleep, heart health and more. Here's what you should know about the health benefits of yoga.
Staying healthy and keeping your immune system in tip-top shape is top of mind for many of us, especially this time of year. And when it comes to supporting our health, natural (aka complementary and alternative medicine) is a route we like to explore. Read on for 8 ways to naturally fuel your immune system.
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Here's what to eat, what to skip, and how to lower your risk of developing cardiovascular disease.
With so much misinformation out there around COVID-19 and vaccinations, in addition to health and wellness information in general, it's more important than ever to make sure what you're reading is actually true and credible. There are six ways to tell if the nutrition and health information you're reading online is trustworthy.
Though not uncommon, iron deficiency can be difficult to identify. Here are some sneaky iron deficiency anemia symptoms to look out for.
If you're trying to lose weight, protein is a key nutrient—and especially at dinner. We asked a dietitian to round up a list of the best proteins to add to your dinner. Plus, find recipes to turn each protein into a delicious meal.
You don't have to overhaul your whole diet to eat healthier. Sometimes all it takes are a few simple tweaks, some basic nutrition know-how and a willingness to change. These five easy tips (recipes included!) are a great place to start.
Feeling blue—or maybe just a little blah? Your diet could be partly to blame. Research shows getting the right nutrients over time can improve your mood, tame stress, ease anxiety and even help fight depression. Now that's something to smile about.
Stock up on these affordable finds the next time you head to TJ's.