Candace Nelson Candace Nelson's Website Title: Writer Education: University of New England, Western Washington University Expertise: Nutrition Licensed nutritionistHealth writer and content strategist for 10+ years Experience Candace is a licensed nutritionist with more than 10 years of experience writing and editing health and condition care content. She is passionate about writing research-backed articles that give readers realistic steps they can take toward better health. Candace also writes for the Mayo Clinic. When she's not perusing the latest research on PubMed, she can be found tutoring elementary students in reading. Accurate, responsible content is my jam. Education Candace Nelson is an award-winning health journalist. She has a Master of Science degree in nutrition from the University of New England and a Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Western Washington University. About Health Health, 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.