Christine Byrne

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UNC Gillings School Of Global Public Health, Northwestern University
Diets, Weight-Loss Companies, Nutrition
  • Christine's first Health Digest article recounted a handful of food products that are commonly mistaken as vegan.
  • During her tenure at Health Digest, she published articles on a variety of diets, including Atkins, Volumetrics, and Low-FODMAP.
  • One of Christine's 2020 pieces explains how some TikTok health trends are better than others.


Christina worked as a line cook at Kin Shop and the Marrow from 2011 to 2013. In July 2013, she began work as an associate food editor for BuzzFeed. In January 2016, she was promoted to senior food editor. After BuzzFeed, she joined SELF Magazine as a features editor, a position she held until May 2018. She contributed work at Health Digest from September 2020 to February 2021.


Christina graduated with her bachelor's degree in English and creative writing from Northwestern University in 2010. In 2021, she earned her Master of Public Health from UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.
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