Amy Capetta

Amy Capetta has been writing health and lifestyle articles for over 15 years. Her work has appeared in Weight Watchers, Woman's Day and Prevention, as well as on AOL, Redbookmag.com, TODAY.com and Yahoo Health. When she's not on deadline or speaking with a nutritionist, doctor or wellness guru, she's more than likely tweeting, power walking or creating a fruit and veggie smoothie.

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7 Reasons You're Stopped Up
Hint: It's about way more than what you eat.
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4 Life Hacks for Better Sleep
Treat yourself to a sleep makeover.
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Healthy Cooking Tips From Your Favorite Celebrity Chefs
Experts share their favorite go-to techniques for creating good-for-you meals and an all-around healthier lifestyle.
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6 Mysteries of the Digestive Tract, Revealed
Everything (yes, everything) you wanted to know about your GI system...but were afraid to ask.
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5 Simple Ways to Outsmart Mosquitoes
The Zika virus continues to spread. Here's how to protect yourself and your family from mosquito bites.
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Get to Know Your Digestive System
Straight talk on all the twists and turns that take place in your tract.
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Chef Rocco DiSpirito Shares His Favorite Spices for Revving Up Meals and Metabolism
Livening up your dishes with certain flavors can also burn calories!
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Debra Messing Just Revealed How She Stays Trim and It's Not What You Think
'This is about liking exactly who you are and just making a slightly better version of yourself.'
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How Alison Sweeney Is Staying Fit While She Recovers From Her Torn ACL
'I didn't realize until this happened how I take my fitness and my body for granted.'
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4 Foods Alison Sweeney Eats Every Day to Stay Slim and Energized
Hint: It's all about convenience.
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Julianne Hough Shares Her Four Best Tips for Living Your Happiest (and Healthiest!) Life
Playing with your pets included.
Breastfeeding Doesn't Make Kids Any Smarter
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Contrary to Popular Belief, Breastfeeding Doesn't Make Kids Smarter
Experts aren't finding any connection between breast milk and brains.
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5 Simple Steps for Creating a Life That Sparkles
Better break out your shades, because your future is about to look oh-so bright.
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Being a Normal Weight With Extra Belly Fat Is Deadlier Than Being Obese
Beer bellies are no laughing matter.
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22 Common Mental Health Myths You Need to Stop Believing
The best way to stop the stigma surrounding mental illness? Learning the facts.
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6 Healthy Reasons to Drink Coffee
Studies on the potential health benefits of our favorite morning beverage just keep pouring in.
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The Top 10 Superfoods You'll See in 2017, According to Dietitians
But one of them doesn't necessarily deserve its hype.
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Your Bedtime May Be to Blame for Your Bigger Belly
Whoever said 'you snooze, you lose' got it completely wrong.
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5 Reasons Voting Is Good for Your Health
Yes, even in this election.
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Pros and Cons of Having a BFF at Work
There's no gray area when it comes to work friendships — they're either the best or the absolute worst.
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