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Our Editorial Process

We understand you’re an individual with specific health goals. We’re here to support you with trusted information and tools to help you feel your best.

Online searches for autoimmune and holistic health topics can be overwhelming and result in a black hole of pseudoscience and false claims. You need straightforward and credible advice that cuts through the clutter — advice that’s written by experts who know what they’re talking about and who genuinely care.

It’s our responsibility to make sure you’re getting science-backed facts with clear, actionable, and sustainable steps suited to your needs. We work hard to break down complex health terms, reflect the latest research, and present the most accurate information in a way that motivates you to take an active role in reversing autoimmunity. We’re here to cheer you on.

Subject Matter Expert Writers

Our health writers are notable leaders in their respective disciplines, from board-certified physicians to registered dietitians to licensed therapists. These leading experts are specifically selected for their extensive knowledge and real-world experience, as well as their ability to communicate complex information in a clear, helpful, and unbiased way.

Diverse Voices

We have an unwavering commitment to help all people navigate their health and well-being — regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, culture, geography, body type, ability, or experience. It’s important to us that our content reflects the diverse range of individuals we intend to serve.

Medical Review Board

You can trust the information you read here to help you through the next steps in your health journey — whether that’s for yourself or for a loved one.

Our Medical Review Board is made up of board-certified physicians, registered dietitians, health coaches, and other medical experts. Members of the Review Board vet content containing medical facts and health claims, and work around the clock to provide the necessary critique that guarantees our information is up-to-date, accurate, and verified by primary sources.

If improvements from the Review Board are suggested, our editorial team addresses and implements them immediately. It is only when a reviewer approves content that it is officially marked as “Medically Reviewed.”

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Fact-Checkers

When it comes to your health, the truth is what matters. Our team of experienced fact-checkers separates fact from fiction for you, providing a critical step in our commitment to content integrity. (We’ll admit we’re a bit obsessive when it comes 
to details.)

Fact-checkers diligently review medical statements, claims, and recommendations for accuracy and timeliness. We rely on only the most current and reputable primary references, including peer-reviewed medical journals, government organizations, academic institutions, and advocacy associations. All primary and secondary sources are listed both inline and at the bottom of every piece of content.

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References and Sources

In addition to the expertise of our Medical Review Board, we fact-check medical statements, claims, and suggestions with the most up-to-date primary references, including peer-reviewed medical journals, government organizations, academic institutions, and advocacy associations. On all content you read, primary sources are listed both inline and towards the bottom of the article — we want our readers to feel empowered to delve deeper into the medical literature and hold us accountable to these high standards.

Up-to-Date Information

Information changes over time; it’s inevitable. Working closely with our fact-checkers and our Medical Review Board, our team re-evaluates our existing content every few months to ensure all information is updated and reflective of the most current research, guidelines, and statistics.

When necessary, content is re-worked, re-edited, and re-certified by our Review Board. In the event that you happen across any information that looks outdated or inconsistent, please don’t hesitate to reach out at feedback@welltheory.com — we’re always seeking to improve.

Rooted in Science Voice

With the mission of empowering individuals to understand their illness and find what works for them, Rooted In Science strives to make evidence-based information both approachable and actionable for our audience. We cut through the pseudoscience, giving you trusted information that empowers you to reclaim your health.

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