About the Author

Chandra Johnson-Greene

Chandra Johnson-Greene

Chandra serves as Associate Audience Development Editor at Belvoir Media Group. Prior to joining the company in 2016, Chandra held various writing, editing, PR and social media roles at HooplaHa-Only Good News, Patch, Red 7 Media, and PR Newswire. In addition to launching the Stamford Patch Web site in 2010, Chandra created her own news site for the "City that Works" in 2014. Stamford Buzz covered various topics, including education, entertainment, business and current events in the downtown and Harbor Point neighborhoods. Outside of the city's borders, Chandra covered breaking news and metro stories all over southern Fairfield County during her time with Patch. She received the company's "Mission and Values" award while serving as an associate regional editor for her role in covering the Sandy Hook tragedy in 2012. Chandra graduated from Virginia Union University in 2001 with a Bachelor's degree in English, an Associate's degree in Journalism, and a minor in Music. She received her Master's Degree in Magazine, Newspaper, and Online Journalism from Syracuse University the following year. While studying for her Master's, Chandra interned at The Post-Standard, where she wrote articles for the Arts & Entertainment section. She also served as an intern for "Inside Edition" and eDesign Magazine, and has written and copy edited articles for TMCNet, Sole Magazine, and NYCGo.com. Chandra lives in Norwalk, CT with her husband and two daughters.

Articles by Chandra Johnson-Greene

Gout Foods: Keep These 6 Items in Your Diet

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Gout Foods: Keep These 6 Items in Your Diet

If you’re suffering from the pain and discomfort of gout, foods containing high levels of purine—among them organ meats and certain seafood—should be avoided. But what about foods that are safe to eat and might even help improve your condition?
Gout is caused by the buildup of uric acid crystals in

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Will Limiting Red Meat Help Stave Off Alzheimer’s?

You’ve heard time and again that it’s not wise to eat too much red meat, especially if processed, since higher intakes are linked with increased risks of obesity, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and several cancers. A growing number of studies suggest dietary patterns high in meat may promote cognitive

HPV-Related Throat Cancer on the Rise Among Men

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HPV-Related Throat Cancer on the Rise Among Men

Smoking, drinking alcohol, and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) all can increase your risk of throat cancer, but genital human papillomavirus (HPV) has become a leading cause of oropharyngeal cancers in the United States. In fact, some 9,000 people are diagnosed each year with throat cancer that may be caused by

What Causes Sleepwalking?

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What Causes Sleepwalking?

If you’re a fan of TV sitcoms, you’ve probably seen an episode (or two) where a main character gets out of bed in the middle of the night, walks in a stupor to the kitchen, and makes a midnight snack without even opening his (or her) eyes. While such a

Glycemic Index Chart: GI Ratings for Hundreds of Foods

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Glycemic Index Chart: GI Ratings for Hundreds of Foods

The Glycemic Index is a rating system that measures how much a carbohydrate-containing food raises your blood-sugar levels. The lower a food is on the GI, the lower the effect on your blood sugar.

The standardized Glycemic Index ranges from 0 to 100. Zero-glycemic foods—those without carbohydrates—include items like cheese, eggs,

Is Frozen Yogurt Healthy?

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Is Frozen Yogurt Healthy?

Since the 1970s, frozen yogurt—“froyo,” as some call it—has been a popular alternative to traditional ice cream because it typically contains less fat and fewer calories. If you look closely at the nutritional content of some of the most loved brands, however, you’ll find that frozen yogurt can also be

Is Pizza Healthy?

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Is Pizza Healthy?

The nutritional value of some of your favorite foods—like French fries, soda, and chips, for example—puts them into the category of junk foods to avoid. They’re filled with too much fat, salt, and/or sugar to be part of a healthy diet. Other foods, however, can straddle the line a bit.