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Alexa Mellardo

Alexa Mellardo

About author

Alexa is the Mind + Body Deputy Editor of Eat This, Not That!, overseeing the M+B channel and delivering compelling fitness, wellness, and self-care topics to readers. Previously, she was the Travel and Experiences Editor of Elite Daily, where she managed the outlet's travel, social media, holiday, and experiences content. Most recently, she wore the hat of Lead Recipe Editor of Mashed, Tasting Table, and Health Digest. There, she managed a team of recipe developers, editors, and writers to curate the best, deliciously crafted recipes to the outlets' readers.

In her free time, Alexa is all about healthy cooking and eating, traveling, exercising, zen-ing out with yoga, blogging, and her two pups.

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Articles by Alexa Mellardo

people swimming with manatees in Crystal River, Florida
happy woman relaxing on couch in her clean home
Kate Hudson at Vanity Fair Oscar party in black gown
man with bad back swimming for exercise to help with pain
Ella Halikas
doctor holding up fatty liver disease sign
Father's Day opening gift
Victoria Beckham
man slouching while texting, bad posture
Jay Ellis at the Top Gun: Maverick Royal Film Performance
mature woman dealing with knee pain on walk, arthritis
mature man lifting weights in gym, slimming down after 60
blonde woman blowing nose outside, dealing with side effects of seasonal allergies
Sardinia, Italy blue zones reverse aging
women doing walk and talks for outdoor exercise
woman performing treadmill cardio workout in gym with friends
man performing barbell workout on the beach for weight loss
Year of Ours new activewear collection side-by-side
woman performing dumbbell lunges outside to speed up fat loss
fit couple doing couples workout in gym
woman wondering why am I always tired, yawning at work
man cuddles with dog, baby talk talking to pup
man dealing with high blood pressure, measuring it at home
two fit women doing quickie workout, cardio at home
woman sitting on floor in home dealing with panic attack
Hilary Duff at the “How I Met Your Father" fan experience
man dealing with chest pain, heart disease
woman jogging on bridge
active man doing aerobic exercise, lower cholesterol
young woman carrying yoga mat, parked further from class to lose weight without exercising