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Sunny Sea Gold

location-pin Portland, Oregon

School: San Diego State University

Expertise: psychology, family relationships, health, wellness

Sunny Sea Gold

  • Recipient of three National Magazine Award nominations
  • A former staff editor at Glamour, Seventeen, and Redbook
  • Published in O: The Oprah Magazine, Health, Scientific American Mind, Eating Well, Parents, Parents Latina, Fast Company, WebMD, HealthCentral, TeenVogue, Redbook, Glamour, Seventeen, Men's Fitness and Best Life
  • Author of the first book about binge-eating disorder for young women, Food: The Good Girl's Drug


Sunny is a veteran health science and wellness journalist with more than 20 years of experience. Her work has appeared in O: The Oprah Magazine, Health, Eating Well, Parents, Fast Company, WebMD, TeenVogue, Redbook, Glamour, Seventeen and Men's Fitness.
She's held staff editor positions at Glamour, Seventeen and Redbook, been a contributing editor for Parents and earned three prestigious National Magazine Award nominations.
Her book Food: The Good Girl's Drug is about binge-eating disorder in young women.


San Diego State University BA, Journalism


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