Kirsten Nunez Kirsten Nunez is a writer and author who covers food, health, DIY, design, and lifestyle. She's been a freelance journalist for more than seven years, with her work appearing in digital outlets like Shape, Real Simple, Martha Stewart, MyRecipes, Healthline, VegNews, eHow, Mindbodygreen, Hunker, and POPSUGAR. Kirsten has also created original recipes for multiple food brands, which have appeared on products in stores. She holds a B.S. in Dietetics from the State University of New York (SUNY) College at Oneonta and M.S. in Nutrition from Texas Women's University. Kirsten is based in the Hudson Valley region of New York, where you can find her gardening, crafting, cooking, or buying books she doesn't have space for. About Shape Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.