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Green Diva Gina

Green Diva Gina (aka Gina Gioldassis) is fondly referred to as the “Happy” Booker & Foodie-Phile Editor. She was producing and hosting the Eco-Radio show at Drew University when we met her, and we were thrilled that she chose to come work with us after she graduated. Having been brought up in New Hampshire in a Greek family, she is a natural food explorer and enthusiastic green diva. Previously, she worked as a production intern for both WNYC's Soundcheck and New Hampshire Public Radio's All Thing's Considered. While not in the studio, she spends her time traveling, eating, doing yoga and working full-time as a finance writer. At the moment, aspires to one day master her grandmother's homemade doughnut recipe.
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  1. Karen (reply)

    September 20, 2013 at 12:35 pm

    #9. They do keep the doctor away, however, everything following that statement is unrelated or obsolete information to why that is. Implying something is healthy because it contains no fat, cholesterol, or sodium is contrary to what we now know about nutrition. Intake of fat and cholesterol have very little influence on your blood cholesterol and fat level, and naturally occurring sodium is certainly beneficial to active individuals. Instead, you can explain that the fibre works to stabilize blood sugars, quercetin strengthens the immune system, and organic/non-GMO fruits and veggies give your liver a break so it can do its job better, to name a few.

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