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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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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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 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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She Thought She Was Just Tired and Stressed, Then Everything Went Black
Doctors still don't know why Kaela G. had a stroke when she was 19.
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'Boob Cramps' Is a Real Condition — Here's How to Relieve the Pain
Because making your period suck less is a beautiful thing.
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4 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Panic About Zika Virus
Don't let the fear become worse than the bite.
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New High-Tech Kit Allows Men to Test Their Sperm Counts at Home
The Olympics may be over, but swimmers' stats are just getting started.
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The 6 Most Common Substance Abuse Disorders in the United States
We need to understand addiction before we have any chance of conquering it.
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6 Unusual Therapies Olympic Athletes Use to Speed Up Recovery and Boost Performance
They sound wacky, but do they actually work?
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Learning to Care for Yourself While Caring for a Loved One With Alzheimer's
'You're having to grieve the loss of the person before they even pass away.'
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The First Implant for Opioid Addiction Just Received FDA Approval
But some experts are questioning its usefulness.
When Life Gives You Multiple Sclerosis, You… Get on a Bike?
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When Life Gives You Multiple Sclerosis, You… Get on a Bike?
How one woman got her balance back.
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Candace Cameron Bure Has Three Tips for Anyone Struggling With an Eating Disorder
'This is not a teenage girls' disease.'
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Male Infertility Is Becoming a Global Health Concern, Researchers Argue
It's not just a female issue.
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