Robert A. Barnett Title: Author; Journalist Expertise: Nutrition Experience Robert A. Barnett is an author and journalist with over 25 years of experience covering health and nutrition topics. He has written several books including Tonics and The Volumetrics Weight-Control Plan and has co-authored many Reader’s Digest health books, including Foods that Harm, Foods that Heal. Robert has served as an editor at multiple publications including The Runner, American Health, and Parenting magazines. About Health Health.com, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.