Maria Lally has been a health journalist for over ten years and has written for Grazia, Red, Daily Mail, The Times, Glamour, Zest, woman&home, Daily Mirror, Pregnancy & Birth and Mother & Baby. She’s also the co-author of the best-selling Clean & Lean diet books with trainer James Duigan. Maria and James have published four books and are currently working on their fifth. 

Maria spent three years as health editor of Grazia until her daughter Sophia was born in June 2010. She’s now freelance and remains a contributing editor of Grazia. Maria has always written about health, diet, fitness, fertility and wellbeing but since Sophia was born, she also writes about motherhood and has a monthly column in Mother & Baby magazine.

Maria lives in Surrey with her husband Dan, an accountant, and their daughter Sophia.