Sharon Liao Sharon Liao is a writer and editor with over two decades of experience in print and digital publishing. Highlights: * Began her career as associate research editor at Reader's Digest and Fitness * Associate editor at Prevention * Senior health and nutrition editor at Shape * Specializing in health, nutrition, and fitness, her work has appeared in Real Simple, Shape, WebMD, Better Homes & Gardens, and Weight Watchers magazines, among other publications. About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.