Sheryl Kraft, freelance writer

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Sheryl is a member of the Social Media Advisory Board for the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) foundation Life…supplemented, a group whose initiative is to motivate Americans to make the three pillars of health—a healthy diet, responsible use of supplements and regular exercise—an integral part of their daily wellness regimen.

She is also a regular contributor to the Life…Supplemented blog, “The Supplemental.”

About me

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Sheryl Kraft is a freelance journalist, essayist and writer of non-fiction based in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Her writing covers all areas, with a concentration in health, wellness and fitness. With the exception of quantum physics, just about everything interests her; in fact, one of the greatest things Sheryl finds about writing is the opportunity it gives her to delve into subjects and discover something new.

Sheryl’s work has appeared in Prevention, Woman’s Day, Everyday Health,, MinervaPlace, JAMA, AARP, Weight Watchers, Bottom Line/Health, Bottom Line/Women’s Health, Caring Today and assorted Connecticut regional publications.

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Recent Articles

Heart Disease Symptoms in Women

Heart disease is the number one cause of death and disability in women, accounting for 267,000 deaths in the U.S. each year. Then why do so many women still think it’s just a “man’s disease?”

When 50-year-old Rosie O’Donnell felt nauseated and weak a few hours after helping an obese woman struggling to get out of her car last week, the furthest thing from her mind was that she was in the throes of an impending heart attack.

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"We Lost 207 Pounds!"

Meet five grandparents who collectively shed—and kept off—more than 600 pounds. Here, they share their first-hand secrets on what works and how they won the battle.

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Greek Yogurt vs. Regular: Which Is Best?

Greek yogurt is the hot item of the moment on dairy shelves, but how is it different from regular yogurt? And is it really better for you?

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Flu Shots: What You Need to Know

It’s that time of year—flu shot season. But before you head to your doctor, pharmacy, or clinic to get your annual flu shot, know that this year, flu shots have changed—you now have a choice between the types of vaccine you prefer.

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Best Beauty Advice to Follow After 50

Don’t look the way you used to?

One advantage of age: We’re more comfortable with the skin we’re in.

One disadvantage of age: Our skin is the not the same as when we were younger.

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