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. 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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Eating for a Long and Healthy Life

Where do the healthiest, oldest people in the world live? That’s what Dan Buettner, a National Geographic magazine reporter, wanted to know. About 15 years ago, he scoured demographic research studies and discovered there were five places where people lived exceptionally long and healthy lives. Dubbed as “Blue Zones,” they

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. If your

Migraine Triggers: 6 Food Additives to Avoid

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Migraine Triggers: 6 Food Additives to Avoid

Stress, bright lights, sleep pattern changes, the weather—unfortunately, there are countless migraine triggers that can take you out of commission, and some of them aren’t always under our control. What you can control, however, is what you put into your body. Oftentimes, what you eat and drink on a daily basis

Is Peanut Butter Healthy?

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Is Peanut Butter Healthy?

Many of us can recall the excitement of opening our lunch box at school and discovering that Mom packed our favorite sandwich—peanut butter and jelly. That classic combination of creamy, sweet, and sometimes crunchy flavor is an American childhood favorite. And even if you’re no longer eating PB&J sandwiches for

Is Hummus Healthy?

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Is Hummus Healthy?

If you’re a fan of Middle Eastern or Mediterranean cuisine, you’re probably already familiar with the creamy deliciousness that is hummus. And even if you aren’t familiar with those cuisines, you’ve probably seen it served at parties or in restaurants and were somewhat curious about how it tastes and what