Leah Groth

With decades of experience as a health, wellness, and fitness journalist, Leah Groth has one mission: To help you become the healthiest version of yourself. A Los Angeles native currently based in Philadelphia, her bylines appear in a number of magazines and websites, including Shape, Glamour, Forbes Health, Reader's Digest, Everyday Health, Byrdie, CBS News, and Verywell. When she isn't writing, she can be found exploring the east coast with her husband and two children. But most of the time, she is writing.

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Ronda Rousey Shares Intimate Breastfeeding Photo and Calls Out the Stigma Around Nursing in Public
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