Amy Hendel


Known as the HealthGal, Amy Hendel is a popular and recognizable medical and lifestyle reporter and expert, columnist and health host. Author of The 4 Habits of Healthy Families (BenBella Books 2010) and Fat Families Thin Families (BenBella Books 2008), Amy can be currently seen as host of Simple Smoothies, Food Rescue and What's for Lunch streaming online and on select cable stations.

Amy has hosted numerous lifestyle and health-related TV and radio programs and is a recognized obesity and nutrition expert, with over 20 years in practice as a Health Coach. She has also collaborated on and hosted a number of health awareness campaigns for companies
including Kraft, United Soybean Board, Nutrilite, Dial, Pfizer, 3M, NBC ivillage, and Florida 100% Orange Juice.

Amy has been a featured guest expert on Today, The Early Show, Good Morning America, Marie!, AccessHollywood Live, The 700 Club and other local and national news and talk shows. She is Health Editor of HealthCorps and a contributing diet and fitness and obesity expert for HealthCentral/Remedy Health. Read more about Amy's current projects and activities at

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