Amy Brightfield is the health and features director at Better Homes & Gardens, a position she's held since 2013. Previously, she worked as the health director at Woman's Day, senior health editor at Fitness, and health and fitness editor at Seventeen. She manages the BETTER section, covering nutrition, diet, family, parenting, money, travel, lifestyle, and crafts. Her column, the Health Nut, reports on health, wellness, and fitness trends. Amy has a bachelor's degree in English and American literature from Brandeis University and a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University.

About Better Homes & Gardens

Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.