WHO WE ARE

How you eat impacts every aspect of your life, which is why making the right food choices every day matters—and Eat This, Not That! is here to help.

Inspired by The New York Times best-selling book series, Eat This, Not That! is a brand that's comprised of an award-winning team of journalists and board-certified experts, doctors, nutritionists, chefs, personal trainers, and dietitians who work together to bring you accurate, timely, informative, and actionable content on food, nutrition, dieting, weight loss, health, wellness, and more.

As the leading health and wellness brand—with our breaking food and restaurant news coverage, healthy eating guides, and proven "no-diet" weight loss strategies—Eat This, Not That! is now the world's #1 nutrition website and one of the top five food outlets in the U.S.

OUR MISSION

We want to empower you to make healthier food choices every day through expert- and research-backed tips, shopping lists, and nutrition guides. Our content can help you when you're shopping at the grocery store, dining out, eating on-the-go, cooking at home, and more—so you can be healthy, fit, and feel your best.

WHAT WE DO

The Website

EatThis.com currently reaches more than 110 million annual users. According to ComScore, the site has a larger audience—and a faster rate of traffic growth—than many leading health and wellness competitors. To date, we've published over 12,000 articles that are filled with breaking news and life-changing advice.

The Books

Eat This, Not That! books have sold 8 million copies, with the latest, Eat This, Not That! When You're Expecting, written by Dave Zinczenko and Dr. Jennifer Ashton. Other titles in the series include Cook This, Not That!, Drink This, Not That! and Grill This, Not That!, as well as The 7-Day Flat-Belly Tea Cleanse.

HOW WE DO IT

Our editorial staff is full of industry veterans with extensive resumes in news, publishing, nutrition, and lifestyle reporting. We are committed to upholding the highest ethics and standards in journalism, and operate independently from our advertisers and/or outside influences.

Our team is committed to research, expertise, data, and authority, and we reflect that in our content by enforcing strict editorial guidelines to make sure what you're reading on our site is accurate, timely, and medically sound. We conduct our own original reporting and exclusively source internationally recognized news outlets, academic journals, research institutions, and peer-reviewed studies in our stories.

To ensure the integrity of the content we publish, our Medical Expert Board routinely reviews and contributes to our new and existing content.

Our Ethics and Fact-Checking Policies

When you're ready to make a life-changing decision about your diet and/or health, you should expect to be guided by accurate and trustworthy information. That's why our content is fact-checked by a team of veteran journalists and medically reviewed by a board of credentialed experts.

When doing their research for articles, our editorial team and network of contributors exclusively cite primary sources (i.e. academic studies, peer-reviewed research, or interviews with licensed medical professionals, including members of our industry-leading Medical Expert Board). Links to these sources are included in our articles and clearly stated so that readers can easily verify their credibility.

We've established a Medical Expert Board of certified and world-renowned medical doctors, registered dietitians, certified nutritionists and personal trainers, as well as culinary and wellness experts. These trusted partners work closely with our editorial team to ensure that the content published on Eat This, Not That! is medically accurate and rooted in the latest science. Their expert stamp of approval isn't added to the byline of an article until a thorough review is complete.

Our Corrections Policy

We empower you to confidently make the right food and health choices by checking the factual accuracy of the articles published on our site. In order to supply the most reputable and up-to-date information (no fake news here!), we strictly cite primary sources, which are stated and linked clearly in our articles on-site. In cases of developing news, we reach out directly to companies, brands, and/or press contacts for comment and note that in our coverage.

We are committed to upholding the highest ethics and standards in journalism and strive to give you only the most up-to-date information. In the event that an article is published with erroneous information, we immediately instate a correction, adding a clear and transparent statement to the article acknowledging what was updated. We regularly check our email inboxes for suggested improvements from experts and readers.

Eat This, Not That! Ownership and Funding Information

Eat This, Not That! is part of Galvanized Media, which is recognized as the leader in Health & Wellness by providing consumers engaging content that will make a positive difference in their lives. The company is led by one of the top voices in health and wellness: David Zinczenko.

With a global audience of more than 225 million readers, Galvanized Media is one of the fastest-growing publishers in digital media with a portfolio of brands that includes Eat This, Not That!, Best Life, Celebwell, ETNT! Health, and Travelicious. These brands deliver life-altering content that engages, inspires, and informs readers across multiple platforms.

Galvanized Media's sites are part of the Meredith Digital Network and All Recipes Network in partnership with Meredith Corp. Galvanized Media is proud to partner with Simon and Schuster on the Galvanized book imprint, and with Microsoft on providing content to millions of readers.

OUR TEAM

David Zinczenko

Founder and CEO

Dave Zinczenko is internationally recognized as the No. 1 leading voice in diet, health, fitness, nutrition, and weight loss. He is the New York Times bestselling author of 25 books in 15 languages, with more than 10 million books in print.

Dave created the Eat This, Not That! series and the Zero Belly Diet franchise, as well as The Abs Diet series and The 8-Hour Diet. He is the Nutrition and Wellness Contributor for NBC's Today Show, and he has appeared on Oprah, Good Morning America, 20/20, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Rachael Ray Show, and Dr. Oz.

Dave's brands have changed the way the world eats—and have helped millions of men and women lose weight, sometimes up to 70 pounds or more.

His franchise Zero Belly Diet has spawned three bestsellers, Zero Belly Cookbook, Zero Belly Smoothies, and Zero Belly Breakfasts that have helped thousands lose weight and look, feel and live better than ever. His following book, The Zero Sugar Diet, shows you how giving up added sugars will melt fat and guarantee your happiest and healthiest life.

Formerly the Editorial Director of Men's Health, Women's Health and Prevention, the General Manager of Rodale Books, and the Editorial Director of Men's Fitness, Zinczenko grew up in Bethlehem, PA, where he's in the Hall of Fame, and attended Moravian College, home of The Zinczenko Center for New Media.

Faye Brennan

Chief Content Officer

Faye is the Chief Content Officer at Galvanized Media, leading content strategy, development, and innovation for Eat This, Not That!, Best Life, and future brands at the company. She previously served two years as the Editor-in-Chief of Eat This, Not That!, overseeing all digital content. Prior to joining Galvanized, she was the Sex & Relationships Director at Cosmopolitan, Head of Sex & Dating at Elite Daily, and Senior Editor at Women's Health, where she covered health, food, fitness, and relationships. Her prior editorial experience includes Whalebone magazine, YourTango.com, BettyConfidential.com, and more national titles. She's hosted a national podcast ("Single, Swipe, Repeat") and several original video series, and has appeared as a guest on Fox & Friends, Pix11, Bold TV, Evine, BetterTV, and national radio programs.

Email: fbrennan [at] galvanized [dot] com

Justine Goodman

Editor-in-Chief

Justine Goodman is the Editor-in-Chief of Eat This, Not That!, in charge of all editorial for the brand. She is an established writer, editor and content strategist with 17+ years of experience in the men's and women's lifestyle space.

Justine most recently served as Editor in Chief of STYLECASTER, SHE Media's flagship destination for women's lifestyle, beauty, fashion and entertainment content. From 2017 to 2020 she oversaw both STYLECASTER and its sister site, SheKnows, focused on parenting, food, health and entertainment. She has also been a frequent speaker and moderator at BlogHer, the world's premier conference and event series for female content creators.

Prior to joining SHE Media, Justine worked as Living Director at Refinery29, leading the food, travel and lifestyle verticals. She has also held senior-level editor positions at Conde Nast, Maxim and IAC, and has written for Newsweek, Time Out New York and many other publications. Born and raised in New York City, Justine earned her BA in philosophy from Brown University, and currently resides in the Hudson Valley with her husband and their two dopey bulldogs, Frank and Fred.

Email: jgoodman [at] galvanized [dot] com


Meaghan Cameron

Senior News Editor

Meaghan Cameron is senior editor of Eat This, Not That! overseeing food content. She has managed and created digital content for Food Network, Martha Stewart Living, Outside Television, and Reader's Digest. When she is not analyzing metrics or dreaming up the perfect headline, she is cooking or thinking about what to eat next. Follow her edible experiments on Instagram (@happierhours).

Email: mcameron [at] galvanized [dot] com

Alexa Mellardo

Mind + Body Deputy Editor

Alexa is the Mind + Body Deputy Editor of Eat This, Not That!, overseeing the M+B channel and delivering compelling fitness, wellness, and self-care topics to readers. Previously, she was the Travel and Experiences Editor of Elite Daily, where she managed the outlet's travel, social media, holiday, and experiences content. Most recently, she wore the hat of Lead Recipe Editor of Mashed, Tasting Table, and Health Digest. There, she managed a team of recipe developers, editors, and writers to curate the best, deliciously crafted recipes to the outlets' readers. In her free time, Alexa is all about healthy cooking and eating, traveling, exercising, zen-ing out with yoga, blogging, and her two pups.

Email: amellardo [at] galvanized [dot] com

Mura Dominko

Deputy Editor

Mura is a deputy editor, covering the brand's fast food and restaurant news and evergreen content.

Email: tips [at] eatthis [dot] com

Olivia Tarantino

Managing Editor

Olivia Tarantino is the Managing Editor of Eat This, Not That!, specializing in nutrition, health, and food product coverage, and has covered the food and beverage industry for over half a decade. She graduated pre-med with a bachelor's degree in Biology from Amherst College, where she dabbled in Molecular Genetics research, and also holds a certificate in nutrition science from Cornell University.

Email: otarantino [at] galvanized [dot] com

Marisa DiPaolo

Social Media Editor

Marisa is the Social Media Editor at Eat This, Not That!, where she manages the brand's social media accounts. After beginning her career in food and health content as a Segment Coordinator at The Rachael Ray Show, she went on to serve as the Social Media & Growth Manager at Odyssey and as an independent social media strategist, stylist, and content creator for small businesses and entrepreneurs.

Email: mdipaolo [at] galvanized [dot] com

Amanda McDonald

News Editor

Amanda has a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University and a bachelor's degree in digital journalism from Loyola University Chicago. She is a certified yoga instructor and vegetarian constantly finding tips and tricks for living a healthy life. Before joining the team, she was a freelance food and health writer for Eat This, Not That! as well as other publications like Livestrong.com, HealthCentral, and Popsugar.

Email: amcdonald [at] galvanized [dot] com

Samantha Boesch

Staff Writer

Samantha was born and raised in Orlando, Florida and now works as a writer in Brooklyn, NY. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a bachelor's degree in English Literature and a master's in English Education. After working as an English professor, Samantha decided that her passions lie more in writing. She loves writing about health and wellness, and she hopes to be able to help people pursue healthy and fulfilling lives.

Email: sboesch [at] galvanized [dot] com


Kayla Garritano

Staff Writer

Kayla Garritano is a Staff Writer for Eat This, Not That! She graduated from Hofstra University, where she majored in Journalism and double minored in Marketing and Creative Writing. Before her role with the team, she was a freelance writer for five years with publications such as Westchester Magazine, Examiner+, and Localgrapher, where she specialized in food, travel, and lifestyle coverage. When she's not writing, she's usually always looking for her next adventure.

Email: kgarritano [at] galvanized [dot] com

Kristen Warfield

Weekend Editor

Kristen Warfield is the weekend editor for Eat This, Not That! and is a graduate of SUNY New Paltz's journalism program in the Hudson Valley region of New York. Her work has been featured in The Dodo, Reader's Digest, Hudson Valley Magazine and more. When she's not writing or editing, you can find her shopping for plants at the local home improvement store or scouting out the next best crockpot recipes for her family.

Email: kwarfield [at] galvanized [dot] com

Brianna Ruback

Editorial Assistant

Brianna is the Editorial Assistant at Eat This, Not That! She attended Ithaca College, where she graduated with a degree in Journalism and a minor in Communication Studies. Before joining the editorial team, Brianna worked as an Assistant Strategist at Horizon Media and has been a freelance writer for Bergen County the Magazine for the past four years.

Email: bruback [at] galvanized [dot] com

Jordan Summers-Marcouillier

Editorial Assistant

Jordan Summers-Marcouillier was born and raised in San Jose, California and now works as a writer in New York, NY. She graduated from Hofstra University in 2020 with a bachelor's degree in Journalism and a minor in Digital Design. Prior to joining the Editorial Team, Jordan was a freelance writer for Eat This, Not That!, Mashed, and The Island Now. In her free time, she paints bright canvases and avidly shops at local thrift stores to find all kinds of unique pieces.

Email: jsummers-marcouillier [at] galvanized [dot] com

Jeff Csatari

Executive Editor

Jeff Csatari, a contributing writer for Eat This, Not That!, is responsible for editing Galvanized Media books and magazines and for advising journalism students through the Zinczenko New Media Center at Moravian University in Bethlehem, PA. A veteran magazine editor, he has been the launch editor of three magazines, including Best Life, which Galvanized now produces in digital form. He was on the staff of Men's Health magazine for 17 years in various capacities, including editorial director of Rodale International magazines and executive editor of books. Jeff is the author of more than 12 non-fiction books, including the New York Times bestseller The Belly Off! Diet and The 14-Day No Sugar Diet, and he co-authored The Abs Diet Cookbook (with David Zinczenko), and The Spartan Way (with Joe De Sena).

Email: jcsatari [at] galvanized [dot] com