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We don't tell you what healthy means. Instead, we celebrate choosing whatever healthy means to you.
    Seriously, we cite every fact with a scientific study!
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    We give you a realistic view about health.
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    Once we put a Shake Weight to the test…

What's a Greatist?

We're so glad you asked! Our belief that is you don't have to be the greatest all the time, but instead, just be a greatist: Someone who chooses to fit small healthier choices into their everyday life. A greatist...
likes making healthier choices because it makes them feel good.
is up for trying tabata workouts, mud runs, or even naked yoga.
enjoys cupcakes, but doesn't mind baking them with whole-wheat flour and shredded carrots.
knows the importance of being healthy, but also knows health takes work.
realizes that health is about feeling better, not looking better.
is someone who doesn't take things too seriously and always knows that healthy is happy.

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We cover all aspects of a healthy lifestyle so you can learn what you need to be a greatist.

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The Greatist Expert Network is made up of some of the world’s best and smartest certified professionals. They verify the studies, question the sources, and offer advice based on their experience and expertise.
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