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Ellen Kunes
Ellen Kunes was named Editor in Chief of Health in January of 2007 and Editorial Director of in December of 2008. Kunes joined the magazine and website with more than 20 years of experience in the publishing industry.

Prior to Health, Kunes was the founding editor of O, The Oprah Magazine which became one of the most successful launches in magazine history. After O, she became editor-in-chief of Redbook, where she revamped the look of the magazine, created new sections and columns, and oversaw brand extensions including new books, a magazine Web site and new products. Earlier in her career, Kunes served as executive editor at Cosmopolitan and Redbook and lifestyle director at McCall’s and was an editorial consultant for Health. She also held a variety of editorial posts at such titles as Self, Mademoiselle, and Seventeen.

Kunes has also made numerous appearances as a magazine representative on a variety of television programs including Good Morning America, The Today Show, Entertainment Tonight, Extra, and CNN.

Kunes currently resides in Manhattan with her husband and twin boys.

Blog Entries by Ellen Kunes

You Can Get and Stay Slim on Carbs!

Posted September 16, 2010 | 15:47:00 (EST)

When was the last time you ate a bowl of pasta without worrying that you'd pay a price the next time you stepped on a scale? Or ate a hamburger with a bun, or steak with a potato -- without being filled with guilt over eating those allegedly evil carbs?...

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The Unplug and Recharge Challenge: Breaking Our Always-Connected Addiction

Posted May 4, 2010 | 14:18:57 (EST)

Hello, our names are Ellen and Arianna, and we are PDA-aholics. No, we're not addicted to public displays of affection (as nice as they may be). We're addicted to our personal digital assistants -- our iPhones and BlackBerrys, and all the other digital devices we can't live without (iPods and...

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