Rodale, Inc. is a publishing company based in Emmaus, Pennsylvania. It publishes some of the renowned health and wellness magazines, such as Men’s Health, Runners World, Prevention etc. Other than publishing magazines, Rodale is also known to be one of the largest publishers of books in USA. Some of the well known books published by them include Eat This Not That, An Inconvenient Truth etc. They also have a satellite office on Third Avenue, New York.
Rodale, Inc was founded by J. I. Rodale in the year 1930. At that time, he was also the partner at Rodale Manufacturing, a firm founded by his brother that dealt in electrical switches. When this manufacturing unit was moved to Emmaus, Pennsylvania, Rodale followed suit and ventured into the publishing business. He started off by publishing a magazine on farming without using chemicals, named Organic Farming and Gardening. The magazine is still quite popular among the readers and has been lately renamed as Organic Gardening. Rodale introduced the health magazine, Prevention, in the year 1950.