Gina Badalaty

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Macungie, PA
N.Y. Institute Of Technology
Toxic Chemicals In Food And Cookware, Special Diets, Nutrition
  • In 2015, Gina met and supported one of her heroes, Robyn O'Brien, author of "The Unhealthy Truth," at the ShiftCon Eco-Wellness conference.
  • Gina was selected as a 2018 NOW Foods Health Ambassador for an all-expense-paid influencer tour event and cooking challenge, which her team won.
  • Gina worked on "The Essential Oils Apothecary" by Dr. Eric Zieinski, D.C., published in 2021 and is currently working on her first book.


In 2008, Gina was hired by American Greetings Interactive for her first professional writing gig, where she also spearheaded their first Twitter initiative. After that, she spent several years working at BNP Media, supporting numerous trade magazines as a web technician, primarily food industry magazines. As a freelance contractor, she wrote for numerous publications focusing on toxin-free food and nutrition for numerous sites and her own blog. Gina also has several years' experience writing for content houses, such as Audiential and PageOnePower.


Gina has a bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies from N.Y. Institute of Technology.
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