Kirsten Nunez Kirsten Nunez has been a health and fitness writer at Real Simple since 2021 and has been writing for nearly a decade. She is also a regular contributor to other Dotdash Meredith brands, including Shape and Martha Stewart. Highlights: 8+ years as a journalist Contributed 60+ articles to Real Simple, Shape, Martha Stewart, and MyRecipes Created original recipes for product packaging, including Nature's Earthly Choice About Real Simple Real Simple, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning, trusted online resource for for smart, authentic solutions to simplify your life. We reach 11 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists and fact-checked for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.