Reliable, well-researched & healthy advice

At Healthy Americans, we strive to provide you with an up-to-date understanding of sleep science and ways to improve sleep. As part of our mission, we review various products to highlight the ones you can trust to provide great results.

Our Mission

1. Thorough, well-supported research

At Healthy Americans, we comb through the latest sleep studies and related medical research for high-quality, factually backed articles.

2. Peer reviewed by knowledgeable experts

Healthy Americans works with a panel of medical experts to double-check our content for a clearer, deeper understanding of our topics.

3. Fact-checked and science-based

Our articles cite some of the foremost medical and scientific authorities, from hospitals and medical universities to peer-reviewed academic journals.

4. Frequently updated with latest findings

Medical understanding can change and new studies can create a need for further clarification. We work with our team of experts to stay on top of these updates as they occur.

The Genesis: Healthy Americans came into existence in 2022 out of a strong commitment: to empower every American with the essential knowledge and resources needed to attain optimal sleep. Our story began with a team of sleep scientists and product engineers united by a mutual goal. Aware of the vital role sleep plays in our overall health, they decided to create an accessible platform for the latest sleep science and trustworthy product reviews.

At Healthy Americans, our passion is to provide you with up-to-date insights on sleep science and efficient techniques to boost your sleep quality. An integral aspect of our mission is to assess a variety of products, emphasizing those that are reliable and effective. Here’s a detailed insight into our approach:

The Experts Behind the Tests: Our team at Healthy Americans comprises experts in sleep-related products, including sleep scientists, product engineers, and everyday users who provide a range of perspectives. This team is responsible for conducting all our product tests.

Our Dedicated Testing Environment: We’ve set aside a dedicated area specifically for mattress testing. This controlled environment guarantees precision and consistency in our tests.

Our Approach to Real-Life Testing: We at Healthy Americans staunchly believe that the most trustworthy results stem from practical, real-life testing. Therefore, we have developed an extensive testing protocol that closely imitates the actual user experience.

Our test protocol focuses on the crucial elements of mattress performance. We evaluate a mattress’s capability to relieve pressure, a vital factor impacting comfort and support, especially for those dealing with joint or back pain. We also assess each mattress’s temperature regulation abilities, a key aspect in facilitating the ideal sleep environment.

In addition, we calculate the movement transmitted from one side of the mattress to the other – an important consideration for those sharing a bed. This determines whether one person’s movements will disturb the other’s sleep.

By conducting these real-life tests, we can provide a detailed examination of each mattress’s performance under conditions that closely resemble actual use. This approach, we firmly believe, is the ultimate form of testing as it not only collects objective data but also considers the subjective comfort and sleep quality that are essential for users. Hence, we guarantee that our suggestions are technically robust and practically beneficial for your sleep health.

Our Mattress Selection for Testing: We test a diverse range of mattresses, including various types (like memory foam, innerspring, hybrid, and latex), multiple brands, and a range of price points. This ensures our reviews cover a wide spectrum of products.

Our Approach to Testing: Our testing methodology is exhaustive and assesses crucial performance factors such as comfort, support, durability, temperature regulation, motion isolation, edge support, and noise. We also take into account factors such as the sleeper’s body weight, sleep position, and personal preferences.

Feedback from Consumers and Testers: Alongside our own testing, we collate feedback from consumers and other testers. This may be sourced from surveys, focus groups, or online reviews. This comprehensive approach ensures that our reviews and recommendations represent a broad range of user experiences.

Our Review Process: For each mattress, we give an in-depth review, detailing the pros and cons, price range, mattress type, warranty, trial period, sizes, firmness options, and an elaborate description of the mattress’s performance during our tests. We also provide information about the materials used in the mattress.

Transparency is Key: We maintain absolute transparency about our testing process and methodology. This fosters trust with our readers and ensures that our reviews and recommendations are regarded as credible and dependable.

Keeping Content Current: We consistently update our reviews and recommendations to accommodate new products in the market and changes to existing products.

Personal Testing: We make it clear that our team has personally tested the mattresses. We explain the procedure we used to test each mattress, including the duration of the test, what we were examining, and our overall experience.

Detailed Observations: We offer comprehensive observations from our testing. For instance, we may describe our first impression upon laying down on the mattress, how it conformed to our body, its heat retention properties, and how it performed when we changed sleeping positions.

Comparative Analysis: We draw comparisons between the mattresses we review and other mattresses we’ve tested in the past. This comparative viewpoint helps readers understand how the mattresses compare and what sets each one apart.

Real-Life Scenarios: We provide details about real-life situations that arose during our testing. For example, if we found that a mattress was particularly effective at isolating motion when a bed partner moved in the middle of the night, we would include this observation in our review.

Personal Preferences and Biases: We are open about our personal preferences and biases. If we favor firmer mattresses, for example, we disclose this to our readers. This clarity allows them to understand our point of view and factor in our personal preferences when reading our reviews.

Visual Elements: We incorporate visual aids such as photos or videos of our testing process. This supports what we describe and instills confidence in readers that we’ve genuinely tested the mattresses.

Credibility and Expertise: Our team includes professionals with relevant qualifications and expertise, such as certifications in sleep science or experience in the mattress industry. We emphasize these qualifications in our articles to establish our credibility and authority.

Incorporating these aspects into our articles, we strive to present you with the most precise, reliable, and trustworthy product reviews. Our hands-on experience and rigorous testing approach set us apart, enabling us to furnish you with the information you require to make the best purchasing decision.

At Healthy Americans, our commitment goes beyond just providing sleep information. We are dedicated to aiding you in improving your sleep quality through scientifically validated information and product recommendations. We greatly appreciate your trust in us and continually strive to offer you top-notch content.

Trustworthy and Unbiased Reviews: At Healthy Americans, we stand for honesty and objectivity in our reviews. We assure you that all our reviews are independent and unbiased. We do not accept free products from companies and strictly adhere to ethical guidelines to preserve impartiality.

Educational Resources: Besides product reviews, we also offer educational resources to help you understand sleep science better. These resources comprise articles, blogs, guides, and more, all designed with the aim of enriching your knowledge about sleep health and hygiene.

Continuous Learning and Improvement: We acknowledge that sleep science is an ever-evolving field. Our team keeps abreast of the latest research and developments in the industry to deliver you the most recent and accurate information. We are always learning and refining our methodologies to ensure they remain current and trustworthy.

Community Engagement: We value our readers and community members. We welcome feedback, questions, and discussions about our reviews or any other sleep-related topics. Our team is always eager to engage, learn, and grow with our community.

Quality Assurance: We are committed to ensuring the quality of our reviews and articles. Our team adheres to a strict editorial process that includes fact-checking, proofreading, and a review by our quality assurance team before any content is published.

Accessibility: We endeavor to make our content accessible to everyone. We ensure that our website is user-friendly, our content is easy to understand, and our resources are available to all.

At Healthy Americans, we work relentlessly to provide you with the most accurate, reliable, and up-to-date information on sleep health and products. Recognizing the importance of good sleep, we are determined to provide you with the tools and knowledge needed to enhance your sleep quality and, consequently, your overall health. Your sleep health is our top priority, and we remain committed to empowering you to make informed decisions about your sleep environment.

Future Goals and Endeavors: As we look to the future, we aspire to be your trusted ally in your journey to better sleep. We plan to continually expand our testing protocol, review an even broader array of products, and delve into more advanced topics in sleep science. Our aim is to constantly adapt and evolve to better serve you, our readers, and meet the growing needs of the ever-advancing sleep industry.

Our Promise: At the end of the day, our promise to you remains unshakeable. We vow to provide you with the most reliable and comprehensive sleep-related content available, enabling you to make knowledgeable decisions that positively impact your sleep health. We will continue to strive towards our goal of empowering every American to attain optimal sleep, one night at a time.

We extend a heartfelt invitation for you to join us at Healthy Americans, where you’ll find everything you need to know about sleep and how to improve it. Dive into our ocean of content, and let’s journey towards better sleep together!

The Team

Ellen Ireland is a full-time writer with experience in mattresses, sleep disorders, technical writing, and marketing content. She has been a Content Creator at Amerisleep since 2020.

Ellen has firsthand experience with overcoming issues surrounding sleep. She’s especially passionate about medication-free solutions to sleep problems. So she’s always researching to help her readers find the right sleep technology and sleep hygiene methods that work for them.

Lindsey Madsen is a freelance writer with a Bachelor’s in Liberal Arts from New Saint Andrews College. Her writing experience includes journalism, website creation, and commissioned creative projects. Lindsey currently researches and writes mattress-related articles; her articles cover a range of topics, including the differences between specific mattresses and what mattress is best for each sleep style.

Dejah Braggs innovative copywriter and social media content strategist with experience writing cross-channel copy for web content, social media, and advertising materials. Dejah is adept at a range of communication formats including feature articles, blogs, emails, podcasts, and social media. She thrives in spaces that allow her to be autonomous and champion success by building collaborative relationships.

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At Healthy Americans, we try out and review a wide range of different products. When talking about these products, we may use affiliate links so you can see for yourself what shops and goods we recommend.

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