Heather McClees Verywell Health

Heather McClees



Over 15 years ago, her own health journey led Heather to look into the benefits of health and wellness. She changed her career path plans, her education, and her entire lifestyle in order to pursue health and wellness. Since, she has graduated with a degree in nutrition, further educated herself to continue learning about health and wellness, and has passionately pursued spreading the message to others in her personal and professional life.

For over a decade, Heather has been blogging and writing online about health, food, wellness, and living a healthy lifestyle. She has also coached others to eat more healthfully, specifically in the area of plant-based nutrition. Heather has also been reviewing products and connecting with individuals, companies, and some of the top-level consumer health and food brands to share the benefits of living a healthy lifestyle with others. She regularly tests products, writes about how to shop healthfully for groceries, health supplements, and home health products hoping to help others live more healthfully, whatever that means to them.

Favorite Purchase

A Vitamix blender! An avid smoothie lover, Heather has been making plant-based smoothies for over the last 15 years and is well-known by her family for her love of her Vitamix blenders (she has 3!).


Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition Science and Dietetics from Kaplan University with a minor in Journalism and Fine Arts from the Upstate of South Carolina. Certified Holistic Health Coach with the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Heather is also a Healthy for Life Education Facilitator with the American Heart Association to spread the benefits of eating well with others throughout her community. She is currently enrolled at The Herbal Academy to become a Certified Clinical Herbalist as well. 

Other Work

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