It's National Heart Month! After eating all that Valentine candy, our hearts could use some nutrition advice and healthy eating. Here are some consumer magazine markets that are looking for a few good articles relating to nutrition and health.
Active Interest Media
301 Concourse Blvd., Suite 350
Glen Allen, VA 23059
Contact: Jerry Shaver, Managing Editor
This monthly magazine focuses on incorporating nutritious food, dietary supplements and exercise into healthy lifestyles. Circulation is 460,000 and the magazine is 57% freelance written. Nonfiction articles should incorporate clinical research into understandable articles on nutrition, health, alternative medicine, and disease prevention. Length is 400-1,200 words. Pays $400-1,000. Editors advice new writers to be on top of nutrition developments and interview experts. Queries accepted my mail and email.
Southern Progress Corporation
2100 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35209
Contact: Dough Crichton, Vice President and Editor
Published 10 times a year, this magazine's readers are mostly college-educated women in their 30s, 40s, and 50s. The focus is not on illness, but health, fitness and nutrition. Circulation is 1,360,000. The editors are looking for articles with a broad appeal that may start with a local event that is linked to a national trend or issue that utilizes quotations, statistics and relevance to today's women. Practical advice and clear expectations should be included. Unsolicited manuscripts are not accepted. Query with published clips and SASE. Length is 1,200 words and pays $1.00 to $1.50 a word.
Natural Beauty and Health Magazine
A Primer for Holistic Health and Natural Living
P.O. Box 600
Chico, CA 95927
This bimonthly magazine is 50% freelance written and features articles on self-help, wellness and alternative healing. Circulation is 100,000. Nonfiction needs are: book excerpts, inspirational, travel, general interest essays and interviews or profiles. No poetry or fiction is accepted. Length is 500-2,000 words. Pays $35-$100. The editors advice new writers to write an interesting article about healthy or balanced living, or some form of healing or spiritual transformation, then offer practical advice for readers on how to achieve it.
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