Marianne Wait is the VP, Executive Editor at Sharecare. A devoted health junkie, she believes that information plus inspiration equals action. She spent many years at Reader’s Digest creating health books designed to help people understand complex health topics and achieve their health goals, from lowering their cholesterol and blood sugar to losing weight to sharpening their brain power. She also launched two newsstand magazines, Walk It Off and Reverse Diabetes, along with companion websites and e-newsletters.
Pet subjects: nutrition, health myths, behavioral genetics. Favorite health book: Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto. Health secret: Getting 8 ½ hours of sleep.