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Brittany Risher


New York, NY, United States

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  • SELF Magazine
  • SHAPE magazine
  • VinePair
  • New York Observer
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Past articles by Brittany:

Getting UTIs All the Time? Here's What Your Body Is Trying to Tell You

UTIs happen, but when they're recurring, it may be a sign of a bigger problem. Experts share five reasons you keep getting UTIs and what to do about them. → Read More

10 Things to Know Before Trying the MIND Diet

This eating plan supports brain health and offers plenty of flexibility. → Read More

A 20-Minute Yoga Flow to Help You Embrace Uncertainty

This 20-minute yoga flow can help you embrace uncertainty by providing you with a sense of stability. Practicing yoga can help overcome stress of the unknown. → Read More

9 Ways to Use Oat Milk Beyond Coffee

You can use oat milk, a creamy plant-based alternative, in almost any dish. → Read More

Whipped Coffee Is Trending But Is It a Sugar Bomb?

Learn what a registered dietitian thinks of this trendy, photographic coffee drink that’s a TikTok superstar. → Read More

Why Staying Hydrated Gets Harder as We Age, and What to Do About It

Learn why dehydration is common in older adults and find eight doctor-approved tips to make sure you're drinking enough water each day to stay healthy. → Read More

How Bad Is It Really to Skip a Cooldown?

Cooldown exercises, like stretching and foam rolling, can help you relax and lower your heart rate after a workout. Learn why a cooldown is important. → Read More

The 6 Best Stress-Relief Tips From Resilience Coaches

Try these stress-relieving tips to help you build resilience and improve your ability to handle negative feelings and situations that may cause anxiety. → Read More

8 Low-Cost Hobbies That Can Reduce Stress and Stress-Eating

Taking up a hobby could help reduce your stress along with your urge to stress-eat. Here's how, plus eight ideas for low-cost hobbies that anyone can try. → Read More

Why Boosting Your Balance Is So Important

A few balance moves can help you avoid injury and even bust through fitness plateaus. → Read More

Best Workouts For Building Healthy Bones

Hint: The same movements that support muscle strength also support bone strength. → Read More

5 Ways to Rediscover Lost Healthy Habits

A few small steps in the direction of creating healthy habits leads to greater success. → Read More

4 Healthy Habit Adjustments to Embrace For Our New Normal

These few tweaks inch you closer to your goals for living your best in this “new normal.” → Read More

6 Signs Your Immune System Is Weakened — And How to Make It Strong Again

Getting sick often is a sign of a weak immune system, but there are other red flags too. Here's what to watch for, as well as tips to strengthen your immunity. → Read More

7 Fitness 'Rules' That Are Actually Hindering Your Progress

While there are many ways to reap the benefits of exercise, there are plenty of fitness rules that are simply wrong or not helpful. Here are the fitness rules worth breaking. → Read More

10 Things to Know Before Trying the Low-Carb, High-Fat Diet

Fewer carbs and more fat can be beneficial for some, but the LCHF diet isn’t for everyone. → Read More

11 Steps For Transforming Your Home Into Your Dream Vacation

If you can’t get away, you can transform your home in ways that make you feel like you’re on vacation. → Read More

Your Step-by-Step Guide to Job Searching Safely During Lockdown

Job searching during the coronavirus pandemic? Learn more about how to stay safe and healthy when you're looking for a job during lockdown or quarantine. → Read More

The Highest-Protein Options at 4 Popular Salad-Based Chains

Here are the best orders at salad-centric restaurants like Saladworks, Just Salad, Tender Greens, and Mad Greens. Plus, how to make better salads at home. → Read More

10 Things to Know Before Trying the Anti-Inflammation Diet

This less-restrictive way of eating, focusing on anti-inflammatory foods, could boost your physical and mental health. → Read More