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David Zinczenko
CEO and Founder

Dave is internationally recognized as the leading voice in health, fitness, nutrition and weight loss and is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of 25 books in 15 languages, with more than 10 million books in print.

Dave created the Eat This, Not That! series and the Zero Belly Diet franchise, as well as The Abs Diet series and The 8-Hour Diet. He is the Nutrition and Wellness Contributor for NBC's Today Show, and has appeared on Oprah, Good Morning America, 20/20, The Rachael Ray Show, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and Dr. Oz.

Dave's brands have changed the way the world eats—and have helped millions of men and women lose weight, sometimes up to 70 pounds or more.

His franchise Zero Belly Diet has spawned three bestsellers, Zero Belly Cookbook, Zero Belly Smoothies, and Zero Belly Breakfasts that have helped thousands lose weight and look, feel and live better than ever. His following book, The Zero Sugar Diet, shows you how giving up added sugars will melt fat and guarantee your happiest and healthiest life.

Formerly the Editorial Director of Men's Health, Women's Health and Prevention, the General Manager of Rodale Books, and the Editorial Director of Men's Fitness, Zinczenko grew up in Bethlehem, PA, where he's in the Hall of Fame, and attended Moravian College, home of The Zinczenko Center for New Media.

MaryAnn Barone
Deputy Editor

MaryAnn graduated from the UNC School of Media and Journalism with a degree in editorial and a minor in 18th-century British literature. Before coming to Galvanized, she served as the deputy editor at, the e-commerce site for Hearst. Prior to that, she used her editorial and analytical skills as the social media manager for, where she grew the site's social media imprint by millions of followers and increased engagement across the board. She's also worked as an editor for the Good Housekeeping Research Institute, where she learned more about the ins and outs of everyday items than she ever thought possible. MaryAnn is passionate about the health and wellness space, and when she's not overseeing Eat This, Not That!, she loves baking, working out, and figuring out every single way to meal prep using only Mason jars.

Email: mbarone [at] galvanized [dot] com

Olivia Tarantino
Senior Editor

Before assuming her role as the resident science nerd and nutrition expert at Galvanized, Olivia dabbled in Molecular Genetics research, worked in the restaurant industry, and was a managing editor and food columnist for her college's newspaper. After graduating pre-med with a bachelor's degree in Biology from Amherst College, where she was captain of the Women's Varsity Track & Field team, Olivia turned her passion for food, health, and wellness to the nutrition industry instead of learning how to use a stethoscope in med school.

Email: otarantino [at] galvanized [dot] com

April Benshosan
Lifestyle Editor

April is a born-and-raised Brooklynite who has a passion for all things health, wellness, and tastebud-related. Her lifelong passion for healthy eating stemmed from her upbringing, which shunned any neon cheese products or frostbitten dinners, and instead embraced homemade Mediterranean fare. April graduated with a Master's degree in Publishing from Pace University, where she cultivated her affinity for helping people and tailoring text to perfection as a writing center tutor. Prior to penning breaking news articles, celebrity-related stories, and innovative lifestyle improvement tips at Eat This, Not That!, April was a content producer at OK! magazine.

Email: abenshosan [at] galvanized [dot] com