Richard Adefioye, MS

Richard Adefioye



General Health, Fitness, Nutrition, Mental Health, Parenting, Medical Technology


University of Kentucky



Richard Adefioye is a freelance contributor at Verywell. He has over half a decade of experience covering health, fitness, nutrition, medical technology, and lifestyle topics for various media outlets.

He has worked with clients from almost every continent including clinics, nutritional supplement brands, and productivity software companies. His work has appeared on popular publications such as Interesting Engineering, Thrive Global, Lifehack, Livestrong and Insider.

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Richard got his master's degree in Animal Nutrition from the University of Kentucky where he got the University of Kentucky Graduate Research Assistantship Award and the Richards Graduate Student Research Activity Award with a combined value of over $50,000 per year.

Richard also bagged his bachelor's degree in Animal Nutrition from Obafemi Awolowo University, where he graduated in the top 1% of his class.

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