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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

woman running by a lake in autumn, demonstrating exercises for chronic migraines
old couple love concept in park, demonstrating key to a long-lasting marriage
kaiseki room by yamada split image
postpartum weight loss transformation, lose baby weight in two weeks
Bob Newhart
woman drinking tart cherry juice to sleep better
woman injured, demonstrating gym mistakes that are rapidly aging your body
Sharon Stone
fitness woman eating salad, demonstrating eating after meals
split image San Antonio
wine glasses, tape measure, demonstrating lower-calorie alcohol swaps
man working by Iceland lagoon
mature woman beach exercises demonstrating working out seven days a week
man's 30-pound weight loss side-by-side
unhappy woman on couch demonstrating signs you're dating a narcissist
happy senior woman birthday habits to live to 100 and beyond
Idris Elba
happy mature man running race, healthy habits to live to 100
man performing intense workout, demonstrating what working out too much does to your body
mature woman weight training habits that slow aging
inn-to-inn hiking couple outdoors
senior woman outdoors demonstrating the yoga habits that slow aging on a sunny day
two female friends walking every day with weights outside
happy mature woman in woods demonstrating the plogging habits that slow aging
middle-aged woman running in the fall, demonstrating exercising every day benefits
Morgan Freeman
happy senior couple using pool floats, demonstrating sneaky habits to slow down aging
Cameron Diaz
Kroma Wellness lifestyle reset
George Clooney