VeryWell Fit

VeryWell Fit - Pro Science - Credible- Low Bias - Reliable

Factual Reporting: High - Credible - Reliable


PRO-SCIENCE

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  • Overall, we rate VeryWell Fit a pro-science source based on proper sourcing and fact-checking information through experts in the field.

Detailed Report

Bias Rating: PRO-SCIENCE
Factual Reporting: HIGH
Country: USA
Press Freedom Rank: MOSTLY FREE
Media Type: Website
Traffic/Popularity: High Traffic
MBFC Credibility Rating: HIGH CREDIBILITY

History

VeryWell Fit is a medical and health website launched by About.com in 2017. The website provides factual, evidence-based information on fitness and nutrition. According to their about page, “Our expert team is dedicated to empowering you with the facts behind the fads to help you focus on progress, not perfection. We provide verified, evidence-based answers to your most pressing fitness and nutrition questions.”

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Funded by / Ownership

VeryWell Fit is owned and published by Dotdash Meredith, formerly About.com. Dotdash Meredithowns the VeryWell network, which consists of the websites Verywell HealthVerywell Mind, and Verywell. They also own the website Investopedia. Revenue is derived through advertising and affiliate commissions for some of the products they recommend.

Analysis / Bias

In review, VeryWell Fit provides news and information about fitness and nutrition. They also publish news with minimal bias, such as this Exercise Reduces Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Studies Show. This article is properly sourced from a study in the journal Metabolites, and other credible journals.

Editorially, VeryWell Fit employs editors involved in fitness and nutrition or the related field and fact-checkers who ensure the articles are accurate and evidence-based. In general, information is factual and presented with limited bias.

Failed Fact Checks

  • None in the Last 5 years.

Overall, we rate VeryWell Fit a pro-science source based on proper sourcing and fact-checking information through experts in the field. (D. Van Zandt 07/11/2022)

Source: https://www.verywellfit.com/

Last Updated on July 11, 2022 by Media Bias Fact Check

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