Marissa Miller, Women's Health Mag

Marissa Miller

Women's Health Mag

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Recent:
  • Women's Health Mag
  • Mic
Past:
  • The Daily Beast
  • Reviewed.com
  • Teen Vogue
  • Allure magazine
  • TheFrisky
  • VICE

Recent articles by Marissa:

The 10 Best Foods To Eat When You Have A Sore Throat, According To Doctors

If you're not sure what to eat when you have a sore throat, try these 10 doctor-approved options—from ice cream to chicken soup—to get rid of it quickly. → Read More

Ghee Vs. Butter: What's The Difference And Which Is Healthier?

In the great ghee versus butter debate, there isn't one official winner. Here's what a nutritionist has to say about which is healthier for your lifestyle. → Read More

Mic

Study abroad deaths are more common than you realize, but these two moms are fighting for change

Each year, hundreds of thousands of college students embark on study abroad programs in the hopes of boosting their job prospects, making new memories, and gaining independence. But some of them don't make it back home. According to the Forum on… → Read More

Mic

How incarcerated people communicate with the outside world is heavily regulated by those who profit from it

Zach Schmidkunz has never sent a text in his life. When he was first incarcerated at the North Dakota State Penitentiary in 2003, he had a brick-like phone that didn’t do much more than make and receive calls. And while he’ll have to enlist the help… → Read More

Mic

The best sleep position for feeling good the next day, according to experts

It happens at least once a month like clockwork: I wake up from a solid eight-hour sleep, only to realize I’ve pulled my back and I can’t lift my arm beyond shoulder height. Sure, it’s frustrating because the pain shoots through my body like a… → Read More

Mic

Losing sleep over money is common, but it doesn't have to be

When I go to sleep at night, I don’t dwell on that awkward comment I made in a meeting, or whether I’m doing enough to minimize my carbon footprint. My brand of worrying involves all-consuming thoughts of whether I’m making enough money on each of… → Read More

32 Best High-Fiber Snacks, According To Nutritionists

Keep your gut happy, stomach full, and digestion running smoothly with the help of these nutritionist-approved high-fiber snacks. → Read More

10 Health Benefits Of Cucumbers—Plus Nutrition Info And Recipes

Are cucumbers healthy or just water? Here's what you should know about the top cucumber benefits and all of their great vitamins and nutrients. → Read More

Mic

How to make money by not getting married — yes, it's possible

Weddings and official announcements may not be for everyone, but the money-related perks of marriage — from joint income taxes to health insurance coverage — can often be what pushes some couples toward an official union. What many people don't… → Read More

Is Popcorn Gluten Free? Here’s What Nutritionists Have To Say

Popcorn may be naturally gluten-free, but is microwave and bagged popcorn safe? Try these gluten-free popcorn brands to be sure, along with advice from a nutritionist. → Read More

Mic

9 job interview mistakes that could legitimately cost you the position

Even the most seasoned candidates are bound to make a few job interview mistakes. And while certain faux pas might not be a deal breaker, others might end up costing you the job. "There are several reasons a candidate isn't selected for a job, and… → Read More

Mic

How to afford buying a house, from people who actually did it

Buying a home, while it was a regular part of adulting a few generations ago, is an alien concept to a lot of millennials. It's also one of the biggest financial decisions you'll ever make. Since the costs of owning a home can extend well beyond the… → Read More

Mic

6 meal prep tips that can help you actually stick to the habit, according to chef Kevin Curry

There’s no shortage of food and health influencers populating our Instagram Explore pages. But for meal prep novices and experts alike, Kevin Curry’s @fitmencook account manages to stand out. The chef, fitness expert, and author of Fit Men Cook… → Read More

Mic

Is swallowing gum bad for you? Here's what it actually does to your body

Let's be honest — at some point or another, you've swallowed your gum, whether on purpose or by accident. Some of you might've immediately panicked about how that piece of gum could somehow become a sticky, hard wad that'd rot in your gut and… → Read More

Mic

Cover letter mistakes that could cost you the job, according to career experts

Few aspects of the job application process are as awkward as writing a cover letter. You have to strike the perfect balance of talking yourself up while not seeming egotistical, all while capturing your wide breadth of talents and skills in an… → Read More

Mic

How to recycle plastic bags and other trash-sorting tips everyone should know

Despite our good intentions to protect the environment, many of us are making matters worse by making a variety of recycling mistakes. But if you've ever stared down at your refuse bins wondering if there's too much grease on your pizza box, how to… → Read More

Mic

What type of IUD is better? The copper and hormonal options have very different benefits

If you're someone who constantly forgets to take your birth control pill, the intrauterine device (IUD) might sound like a dream come true. But even if you're totally on-board with the device, it can be tough to figure out which type of IUD to get,… → Read More

Mic

What to ask your financial advisor during your very first meeting, according to experts

Making money is only half the battle — managing it is another. Using a financial advisor, however, can make tasks such as drafting a monthly budget, paying back your student loans, and navigating a major purchase like a home or a car considerably… → Read More

Mic

How bad are screens for your eyes? Here's what happens to your eyes and brain when you scroll

Whether you work a desk job or simply can’t peel yourself away from Netflix, many of us spend the majority of our waking hours looking at screen. But face it: few of us have little intention of changing our habits. Given what we know about how bad… → Read More

What’s The Difference Between Canola Oil And Vegetable Oil?

Canola oil and vegetable oil can often be used interchangeably in cooking, but which one is healthier? An RD weighs in on the more safe and nutritious oil. → Read More