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I'm a freelance journalist in Murrieta, California and a frequent contributor to such publications as Health, SHAPE, Cooking Light, Better Homes & Gardens, and Women's Health. I hope the articles displayed on my site will give you a sense of my writing style and areas of expertise. If you have any questions or would like to request a reprint, please click on the contact page. Thanks for visiting.

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Amy Paturel, M.S., M.P.H.

featured articles

March, 2014

Loved Ones

Loved Ones

I woke at 6 am and started cooking: spinach and mushroom quiche, bacon-egg scramble, even chocolate-dipped strawberries ...

March, 2014

Genius Diet

Genius Diet

What good is having the body of a twenty-something if your brain sputters like it's a decade older? Cognitive diseases plague millions ...

February, 2014

He Toys with His Affections

He Toys with His Affections

When I met my husband Brandon online, we covered most of the essentials over email. I knew he lived in Murrieta, 53 miles away from my Seal Beach ...