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Marissa Donovan

Articles written by Marissa Donovan

Marissa Donovan is a former upstate New York girl living in a cheese-centric world. Although cheese is her day one, she doesn’t discriminate, as she adores all food. Similar to what Beyoncé advises, she likes food so much she put a degree on it—she’s a registered dietitian and master’s student in the nutrition communication program at Tufts. When she’s not filling her head with food info, she’s filling her belly with food and, as always, trying to bring up cheese in casual conversation.

The A–Z of Cheese Nutrition: Vegan Cheese


Vegan cheese—what’s it made of, and is it good for you?

Happy Ending for Baby Goat Stolen from State Fair


Baby GusGus was found and returned to his mother on Thursday.

A wedge of Beaufort

The A–Z of Cheese Nutrition: Cheese, a Great Choice for Diabetes


A roundup of diabetes friendly, cheesy recipes for National Diabetes Month.

Favorite Cheeses of the Halloween Crew


Eat like the ghouls and goblins do

The A–Z of Cheese Nutrition: How Much is Too Much Cheese?


Learn about the recommended servings for cheese, and what this means for you.

cheese addiction

Is Cheese Actually Addictive?


Research published earlier this year sheds light on what makes you keep going back for certain food

Bag Milk: It’s What’s for Dinner.


Nebraska elementary school adopts bagged milk pouches to help kids drink more milk. Apparently these are a thing.

The A–Z of Cheese Nutrition: Navigating Milk


Organic or not? 1% or whole milk? Let us help you make your decision a little easier.

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