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Christine Byrne


Food and nutrition writer

About Me

I am a health journalist, recipe developer, and trained chef with eight years of media. I am currently pursuing my masters in public health with registered dietitian training (MPH RD 21'). I write about food trends, nutrition science, public health, and cooking. I am based in Raleigh, NC. Previously, I lived in NYC and was an editor at SELF Magazine and BuzzFeed Food.

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My Writing Samples

Why You Should Be Eating Monounsaturated Fats

A SELF.com post sponsored by Thrive Algae oil, highlighting benefits of the oil and its usefulness to the consumer.


What is Your Metabolism—and Can You Actually Make it Faster?

A reported health science story, based on evidence-based research and input form credentialed experts.


Wilted to Wonderful: Turkey Transformation

A sponsored story for Kroger stores, centered around sustainability and reusing food scraps. I developed recipes and wrote brief articles on the topic.


How Mindful Movement Can Change The Way You Think About Exercise

A reported story of lifestyle tips meant to ease people's minds around COVID and physical fitness.


How to Eat Well When You Lose Your Sense of Taste or Smell

A service article aimed at people with medical conditions, who can no longer taste or smell.



Features Editor

- Developed over 400 simple, healthy recipes for SELF. Calculated nutrition information for each recipe. - Collaborated with video producers to create food videos for SELF.com, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube. - Wrote SELF's daily newsletter, a huge driver of traffic and engagement to the website, from January-May 2018. Launched and wrote SELF's weekly food newsletter from July 2017-present. - Wrote and edited articles for SELF's food and fitness verticals.

Company: Self Magazine

I worked there from 12/2016 until 5/2018

Food Editor

- Developed original food and recipe projects for a large web and social media audience. - Produced and directed original photo and video shoots for all original food projects, coordinating designers, photographers, videographers, and production assistants. - Wrote several posts a week, with an individual monthly traffic average of around five million page views. - - Developed original food and recipe projects for a large web and social media audience.

Company: BuzzFeed

I worked there from 6/2013 until 12/2016

Freelance food and nutrition writer

- Contribute food, wellness, and lifestyle articles to SELF, Glamour, Outside, HuffPost, Bon Appètit, Women's Health, The Kitchn, Health, Food Network, Cooking Light, Eating Well, SheKnows, Well+Good, Vice, Silver Sneakers, and more. - Contribute editorial brand content and recipes to Kroger, Freshly, Good Neighbor Pharmacy, Sleep Number, Australis, and OpenFit.

Company: Self-Employed

I worked there from 5/2018 until now

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