Amy Paturel, M.S., M.P.H. Title: Health journalist Education: Tufts University M.S./M.P.H., Nutrition, Public Health, Loyola Marymount University, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Location: Murrieta, California Amy Paturel, M.S., M.P.H., is a journalist in Southern California who writes about health, fitness, food, wine, and travel. For nearly two decades, Amy has covered everything from food to sex—and what results from both: obesity and parenting. But my expertise lies in health and nutrition, and I have a knack for translating complex medical information into easy-to-digest language. Experience Amy's byline can be found in niche publications, anthologies, and popular newsstand magazines, including AARP, Good Housekeeping, Real Simple, Parents, Reader’s Digest and O, The Oprah Magazine. She also regularly writes for websites including WebMD.com and BabyCenter.com. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.