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Honey Nut Cheerios Now Comes In Heart Shapes – Long Island Weekly News

Limited-edition cereal is a fun and important reminder to live a happy, heart-healthy lifestyle

One of Americas most iconic cereals is getting a new look in time for National Heart Health Month this February.

To help bring the heart health conversation to the forefront in a fun, lighthearted way, limited-edition boxes of Cheerios now contain heart shapes along with the iconic O for the first time.

Honey Nut Cheerios is on a mission to inspire happy hearts, Liz Mascolo, vice president of marketing for Cheerios, said. We want to remind people that living a heart-healthy lifestyle can be joyful, easy and delicious, and Honey Nut Cheerios can help to fuel that journey. We hope the new heart shapes not only put a smile on peoples faces, but inspire them to find new, fun ways to take care of their hearts.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for one in every four deaths annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). High blood pressure, high blood cholesterol and smoking are key risk factors for heart disease. About half of Americans (47 percent) have at least one of these three risk factors, according to CDC research.

Several other medical conditions and lifestyle choices can also put people at a higher risk for heart disease,including unhealthy diet and physical inactivity. To help inspire Americans to live a heart-healthy lifestyle, Honey Nut Cheerios is also encouraging people to adopt simple behaviors that get them active, such as walking the dog, playing with kids or joining a group fitness class. Eating three grams of soluble fiber daily from whole grain oat foods, like Honey Nut Cheerios can help lower cholesterol as part of a heart-healthy diet, according to its parent company General Mills.

The new heart-shaped marketing campaign brings the importance of heart health to the forefront with a new commercial, box design and social campaign. The ad spot, which debuted in December, features the brands iconic Buzz the Bee announcing the limited-edition Cheerios with happy heart shapes and touting the cereals heart-healthy benefits.

The limited-edition, heart shapes have already begun to appear on store shelves in boxes of Honey Nut Cheerios and original yellow-box Cheerios and leading into National Heart Health Month in February.

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Andy Cohen’s Personal Trainer Says Bravo Host Is More ‘Ripped Than Ever’ After He ‘Cut Down on Drinking’ – msnNOW

Provided by People Greg Allen/Invision/AP/Shutterstock Andy CohenAndy Cohens personal trainer is revealing how the Bravo host has achieved his fitter-than-ever-before physique.

The talk show hosts longtime trainer Stanislav Kravchenko shared this week that Cohen has been prioritizing his fitness lately, resulting in a more ripped appearance.

Andy does look [more] ripped than ever before, and Im super happy about this, Kravchenko told Bravo Insider on Wednesday. I will say I didnt dramatically change [the] exercise routine. I think that Andy [prioritizes] his health right now more, and his healthy lifestyle, and he [started] eating cleaner, healthier. He cut down on drinking as well.

Kravchenko said that Cohens success comes down to a combination of eating healthy, [cutting] down on drinking, and being very active in the gym, adding that Cohen got success. He got the body he has now!

The fitness trainer added that since Cohen became a dad to 1-year-old son Benjamin, the Bravo stalwart prioritizes his health way more and he became more focused on the gym.

Kravchenko said that Cohen cancels his workout sessions less frequently than he did before even if that means he has to multitask. The trainer added, while Im working out with him, he can be on his ear pods, having some conversation about his work.

Cohen revealed in November that he decided over the summer to focus on living a more healthy lifestyle.

So, this summer, I had a moment where I was like, I really felt like my suits were getting tight and it was beach season and I was wearing like button-downs to the beach and Im like Im not this guy, Im not doing this.'

I lost 12 pounds and Ive just been really watching what Im eating, Cohen told Today show host Hoda Kotb, saying that he stopped drinking cocktails while hosting Watch What Happens Live in mid-July.

Kravchenko told Bravo Insider that cutting back on alcohol is something he recommends to his clients.

I will say this: my recommendation to each of my clients is to have less alcohol, obviously, he said. Im a fitness and health industry [professional]. But Im not going to tell them to stop drinking right away. Im not demanding on this. I think Andys very smart, and he understands this, how it impacts his health.

Ill suggest to my clients, and this is one of my 2020 goals/resolutions, is to find the balance, Kravchenko added.

Balancing healthy eating with indulgence is something that Cohen previously discussed with The Cut.

Im either being really healthy or just not, Cohen told the outlet in 2017. There are moments in my life where I am trying to lose weight for something, and unless thats happening I try to indulge within reason.

The funny thing is Im usually the most out of shape in the summer. Its ridiculous, but I like to eat hot dogs and hamburgers and ice cream in the summer and I just dont believe in denying myself, he continued. Life is too short and its boring to not enjoy yourself.

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Meghan Markle’s ‘healthy lifestyle’ is rubbing off on Prince Harry; Shows keen interest in cooking – PINKVILLA

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are leading a healthy lifestyle post their departure from the Royal Family as the 38-year-old's healthy eating habits are rubbing off on the 35-year-old. Read below for more details.

2019 ended on an extremely controversial note for The Royal Family as Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made the staunch decision to step back and lead a "normal life" with their baby boy Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. "We now plan to balance our time between the United Kingdom and North America, continuing to honour our duty to The Queen, the Commonwealth, and our patronages," The Duke and Duchess of Sussex had written in their joint statement, via an Instagram post.

For now, Harry is getting well adjusted to the West Coast lifestyle as the 38-year-old's healthy habits are rubbing off on him, as per Entertainment Tonight. While fans of Markle know about how health-conscious the Duchess is, her habits are becoming Harry's habits as well! Besides enjoying a healthier plant-based diet of organic foods, the 35-year-old is also taking a keen interest in cooking. This move is a part of the "normal life" that Harry and Meghan are working towards for Archie which includes cooking their own meals.

Talking about how they are also making nature a priority, a source revealed to ET, "Being able to hike with friends, Archie, and their dogs in Canada is a simple pleasure that they love. Their time on Vancouver Island over the holidays helped to confirm that they were making the right decision to step down from royal responsibilities."

Couple goals, indeed!

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Meanwhile, Harry, Meghan and Archie will return to the UK for the first time in 2020 as they wind up their final round of royal engagements, before kickstarting a new life in North America.

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SocGen invests in life assurance startup that offers cheaper premiums for fitness band wearers – Finextra

Societe Generale has invested EUR1.1 million in a Czech online life assurance startup that offers discounts on premiums in return for a healthy lifestyle.

Clients are rewarded for an active and healthy lifestyle with up to 30% premiums cashback.

Ingrid Bocris, deputy general Manager of Societe Generale Assurances, says: We support the modernisation of life insurance. We are looking for ideas, but also technological maturity and the ability to deliver innovation to the market. Clear insurance with a unique reward for a healthy lifestyle that can be arranged fully online and in a few minutes is unique across Europe and it will inspire the development of the whole sector.

She says the bank retains an option to further increase its stake in the company by the end of 2020.

Mutumutu says the investment will help it to reach a goal of tripling customer numbers within the next 12 months.

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What is Yoga Diet and how does it help in leading healthy lifestyle? – Republic World – Republic World

In the last decade,there have been a number of diet types like Paleo, Keto and Vegan Diets, which have garnered much hype across the globe. The primary reason for such dietsto be blindly followed by individuals is some peoples desire to lose those extra kilos. But the latest diet fad that is currently breaking the internet is Yoga Diet.

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As the name suggests, a Yoga diet can only be followed by individuals who indulge in yoga sessions on a regular basis. Yoga not only helps you to stay in shape but it also aids in improving mental health. According to the Yoga practices, people who perform this form of exercise are supposed to eat certain food items only, instead of gorging on junk food.

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There are a lot of myths about yoga diet food items, wherein some believein following a strict dietinclusive of only fruits, while others do not eat it at all. A Yoga Diet plays a significantrole in leading a healthy life. It requires you to do yoga and plan your diet in a certain way. Know all about it here-

If you ever come across a yoga diet expert or a yogic who has been performing yoga asanas over years, they will suggest you to consume chemical-free vegetables. Due to the presence of uric acid in chicken and other animal meats, non-vegetarian food items should be avoided completely when following a yoga diet. Most yoga practitioners believe that consumption of animal protein can lead to deadly diseases like cancers due to animal infections and toxins and hence advise against consuming it.

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Sattvic foods are those foods which are not spicy in nature. Sattvic food items are vegan-friendly food items. They are simple foods which basically means purity and harmony i.e they are considered suitable for yoga practitioners. Sattvic food items includemilk products like cheese and butter, along with fresh veggies, fruits, and wholemeal bread.

Performing yoga for minimum twice dailyduring the yogic diet is highly recommended. The results won't be as effective if you switch your yoga sessions. Another important factor to keep in mind is that one should consume food two hours prior and post your yoga sessions only. Otherwise, you might face difficulty in performing yoga asanas and encounter some digestive issues.

In order to switch to a yoga diet, you need to observe a full day fast, one day a week. The fasting day can be chosen according to your own will. There is no hard and fast rule about a specific day on which the fast should be observed. A fast is kept in order to cleanse your body and get rid of all the toxins. Individuals can have fresh fruits and water while keeping such fast. It is advised that only liquid foods should be consumed during this day.

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Disclaimer: This article does not provide medical advice. In case of health advisory kindly check with your doctor before following this diet as therecould be different results for different individuals.

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Start your Health Journey with Live Well Exercise Clinic – North Shore News

Its been said that a thousand-mile journey begins with one step. Similarly, a journey to a healthier you begins with just one consultation.

There are an endless number of reasons why our health starts to slip away from us as we get older. A demanding career, family commitments, age and injury all these things can impact our ability to adhere to a program focussed on healthy living.

But the good news is that there are people here to help.

Live Well Exercise Clinic is a state-of-the-art exercise facility that provides professional fitness training and healthy lifestyle coaching to members of any age, shape or size. By using exercise as medicine, the expertly trained and educated staff at Live Well coach members on developing healthy habits that lead to sustained lifestyle change and improved quality of life.

Live Well Exercise Clinic in Lynn Valley has been open just over a year now and has already helped dozens of clients on their journey to find their way back to a healthier self.

Take Live Well member Tanja for example. Fed up with the constant guessing game of which diet and which gym would serve her best, Tanja decided to seek professional help to finally find a long-term solution to her health concerns.

Like many others, I have been yo-yo dieting for the majority of my adult life and stuck on the weight loss and weight gain cycle for years. I have tried every diet program and joined just about every gym, says Tanja.

Thats when she found Live Well.

Live Well fosters a friendly and welcoming community, and this motivates me to keep coming to exercise classes. Sessions are structured so that there is a different educational and inspirational component with each visit. Also, if something is not quite working for me, staff is always on hand to answer my questions and help me adjust my own personal program to suit my needs, says Tanja.

I have learned to incorporate (and even enjoy) regular exercise in my life again. Along with gaining more muscle strength and stamina, I also noticed that after a few months of doing the Live Well program I had less knee and joint pain! I feel physically stronger and more confident, and I am enjoying exercising my body and treating it well.

Unlike Tanja, Live Well member Tory had apprehensions about exercising for years due to her fear of injury, anxiety and lack of preparedness but after years of stagnant living she soon found that she couldnt delay her health journey any longer.

I spent years trying to get fit and lose weight, trying all sorts of things but nothing worked until Live Well. My balance was bad, my strength was minimal and I was scared. My whole life Ive taken horrible falls, many with serious injury, says Tory.

Since Ive been with Live Well, I have not fallen at all. The trainers are so amazing, if something doesnt work for you or you feel unwell they find an exercise you can do. Everyone has a different program with exercises just for them. There is no competition, the gym feels more like a sanctuary than a gym.

Some members have found inspiration to seek out and sustain healthier habits together like married Live Well couple Irene and Lloyd.

Lloyd and I both realized we needed to have some structured exercises as we age and we wanted it to be in a safe and supervised environment so that we could maintain and build strength, flexibility and stamina, said Irene.

Lloyd saw an ad for Live Well, looked into it and suggested we go. It has been a very positive and enjoyable experience. The groups are small, the exercises are designed for each individual and we work and advance at our own pace. It isnt a competitive environment and everyone in each session is at a different level.

Whatever the reason for seeking out Live Well, each member is able to find the safe and secure environment that they need to flourish. With just one consultation, the journey to a healthier you begins. Come visit us today and let us show you the path to a lifestyle youll be happy to have.

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RNC holds healthy lifestyle, weight loss search in govt offices – Philippine Information Agency

BAGUIO CITY, Feb. 14 (PIA) -- The Regional Nutrition Committee (RNC) engages government workers in a healthy lifestyle and weight reduction in a search with cash incentives at stake.

The RNC came up with a regional weight management project through healthy weight loss ways such as diet modification, increase on physical activity and education/behavior modification pilot tested last year.

National Nutrition Council Regional Coordinator Rita Papey said the project was borne out of the alarming results of a study on the nutritional assessment of government employees conducted in 2017 which showed that more than 50 percent are either overweight or obese. With this finding, there is a need for a call for government agencies to have a management program, she said.

The projects goal is for employees in the region to become healthy and productive, reduce the prevalence of malnutrition such as obesity and achieve normal weight and for agencies to adopt the program and reduce the occurrence of non-communicable diseases (NCD).

Papey said obesity and overweight are risk factors for NCDs such as diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, cancer that affect a persons productivity and quality of life. Globally and nationally, NCDs are the leading causes of morbidity and mortality of which 30 percent are generally related to heart disease.

The search duration is from March to June 2020.

For the agency category, to be awarded will be agencies with the best healthy lifestyle program and highest percent reduction on identified indicators.

The agency must have an action plan and have conducted baseline and endline nutrition assessment of employees.

For the individual/employee category, employee/s with improved nutritional status from underweight to normal, highest reduction in waist circumference and with the highest reduction in weight will be recognized.

Moreover, there is a suggested government menu developed by the Food and Nutrition Research Institute called Pinggang Pinoy as guide for agencies in the procurement of food during conduct of seminars, workshops or meetings.

Papey said the Pinggang Pinoy or the food plate model was adopted by the sectoral committee of the Regional Development Council on Social Development. The model menu contains 50 percent fruit and vegetables, 33 percent rice and 17 percent protein. (JDP/SCA-PIA-CAR)

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Healthy is the New Sexy Heres 5 of the Top Wellness Trends for 2020 – Chiang Rai Times

Healthy is new sexy and this year people are paying even more attention to their health and wellness than ever before. And what exactly have become the trends in self-care this year? Lets see.

Non-invasive methods of aesthetic cosmetology is an alternative to surgical intervention.

Cryolipolysis for those who cant reach the desired shape with a diet and a healthy lifestyle, ultrasound for dermatological issues and aging such as hyperpigmentation, blackheads, scars, wrinkles. Fillers, laser, injections, and the list goes on.

The International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) reports that non-invasive treatment increased by 10.4% while the popularity of operations decreased.

According to ISAPS.org, the most demanded procedures are:

And top countries for non-invasive procedures are the USA, Brazil, Mexico, Germany, India, Italy, and Turkey.

Consequently people dont think about preventive medicine as an unnecessary loss of time anymore. Modern humans strive to achieve a lot. And they realize how health is important in their way to success and happiness. Thus, the demand for preventive medical examinations called check-ups continues to rise in 2020.

There are lots of programs for different patients needs basic check-ups, cancer, neurological, cardiac, gastric screening, female, male, pediatric, etc. The choice depends on the age, gender, heredity, medical history, specific complaints, and symptoms if any.

Advanced Medtech solutions make it possible to undergo exams in advanced hospitals in just one day. The fastest check-up takes only 3 hours.

Some hospitals such as Kyung Hee Medical Center (Seoul, South Korea) offer a smart check-up. The hospital system with AI determines the type of screening package right for the person based on his/her age, sex, and personal features.

According to Bookimed, an international platform to match the hospital and arrange treatment abroad, the top affordable destinations for check-ups are Thailand, South Korea, Greece, Turkey, India, the UAE.

Retreats are the programs aimed to escape from everyday life to devote all time to work on oneself. The origin of retreats is found in most world religions. In a modern context, a retreat is an opportunity to free yourself from tension, relieve stress, reboot thinking and go beyond its current limits. Even more the number of people who care about their health and state of mind and want to find peace with retreats is increasing worldwide.

Above all the essence of retreats is in a total change of ordinary scenery a healthy daily routine, healthy meals, restoring physical activity, practices. A cardinal change in exercise, nutrition, and the environment with a lack of time for idle thoughts and Internet surfing makes it possible to see your self and to change it as much as possible.

Today there are lots of retreat programs so anyone can find the appropriate one. They can last from several days to several years, and they can be both individual and collective, general or dedicated to specific practices, located not far away from home or in remote places in the mountains.

The American magazine Harpers Bazaar states that most popular retreat destinations in 2020 are Indonesia, Mexico, Himalayas, Colombia, Morocco, Spain, Italy, Costa Rica and also Thailand.

Even more wellness and spa tours are more popular than ever as poor ecology, stress, and overload affect peoples mental and physical health.

Tours for wellness are suitable for people of different ages. Programs also include SPA procedures, thalassotherapy, Ayurvedic sessions, bathing in thermal springs, various types of massages. Their primary purpose is to give a customer all conditions for relaxing, gaining strength, distracting from the monotony, and enjoying nature.

TripAdvisor names Indonesia, India, the USA, Australia, Thailand, Costa Rica, Switzerland, Maldives, and Spain as the most blissful destinations for wellness travel.

You are what you eat this old veritas is coming back with new approaches. One of them is detox.

Detox programs involve a special diet aimed at removing toxins from the body and reducing weight. The doctor assesses the degree of toxin contamination; bioenergy examination; measuring the ratio of fat; bone and muscle tissue; consulted with a nutritionist; and following treatment with yoga and massages.

A vacation in a detox center is also an opportunity to get rid of the accumulated stress and extra centimeters. Also to erase tension from the face, add vitality, lightness, and gain inspiration for a new lifestyle. Some centers focus on losing weight, others coping with chronic diseases of the liver, stomach, intestines, skin, and allergic diseases. People with chronic illnesses should consult a doctor first.

According to Forbes magazine, the best places for detoxing can be found in Costa Rica, Canada, Israel, Mexico, Italy, India and also Thailand

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Miranda Kerr Told Me So Many Life and Beauty SecretsHere Are the Top 14 – Yahoo Lifestyle

Miranda Kerr's passion for skincareand theneed for educationand clarity on themurkiness of the "clean" product subsethits me with a near blunt force. Yes, Kerr is one of the most recognizable and admired supermodels of our era, but first and foremost, she's a mom (she tells me it's her top priority, after all), and second, she's the CEO of one of the loveliest yetmost discerning organic skincare-and-makeup brands in the industry right now. And no, this isn't just me being a doting beauty editor; it's a cold, hard fact.

In light ofthe newest launch from Kerr's Australian-inspired skincare brand, Kora Organicsa dew- and glow-gifting resurfacing serum that will transform your face into a majestic moonbeam in record timeI had the chance to chat with Kerr about all things beauty. Not only about the magic behind the newNoni Night AHA Resurfacing Serum ($72) but also about her beauty-and-wellnessapproach as a whole. Not surprisingly, I also learned a whole lot about Kora's core values and product development process in addition to the inspiration behind each launch.

"Using organic skincare is something I'm very passionate about because our skin is our largest organ, and what you put on it soaks directly into your bloodstream, so that's why it's important to use clean, toxin-free, organic products," Kerr tells me. "People are increasingly concerned with eating organic, working out, and living a healthy lifestyle, but many people forget that there are lots of chemicals and toxins in the products they are using on their skin day in, day out."

As it turns out, Kerr was way ahead of the clean beauty movement that's gained steady ground in the past few years stateside. Shestarted Kora in her home country of Australia back in 2009, and it was slow yet steady burn until the brand eventually launched in U.S. Sephora stores in 2017. (Now, in case you're wondering, Kora is available in over 30 countries.)

"When I initially started Kora back in Australia, it was because I was looking for products that werecertified organic and delivered results, but I was unable to find anything that really worked. Eventually, I just decided to create my own range," she explains.

So much more than a "clean" label, Kora is a true, certified, organic beauty brand, Kerr says, acknowledging the grand misconception that organic products or ingredients are largely seen as less effective or powerful when used within skincare and makeup.

"I believe certified organic ingredients are more powerful," she counteracts. "Not only are the crops we source our ingredients from not being sprayed with chemicals, pesticide, and herbicides, but the soil that's used is far more nutrient-dense and not depleted by continual growth and harvest." This is insurance, she tells me, that the ingredients will naturally be higher in antioxidants and thus produce more impressive results within your beauty or skin routine.

"To me, it's a no-brainer. There are so many things in this world we can't control. For instance, we can't control the pollution levels outside, but we can control what we put on our skin to protect it from those everyday environmental aggressors that age and sensitize our skin."

For the new night serum, Kerr tells me she worked with the lab and organic chemists for roughly 18 months. (Spoiler: There's also another new product on the horizon, but she's not allowed to share details yetstay tuned!)

"I am so, so proud of theNoni Night AHA Resurfacing Serum ($72) and its performance, and I feel so blessed to be working with the best organic chemists in the world. It's so important to me that we get the formula, consistency, and, most importantly, the resultsthe best they can absolutely be."

Of course, our chat didn't stop there. Keep scrolling for14 more important pieces of beauty intel I learned from Kerr.

Making (or even just thinking about) the switch to a natural beauty routine can seem overwhelming. There are so many different monikers the industry likes to throw at us as consumers (natural, green, nontoxic, organic), and being able to discern what's actually clean and what's actually going to be an effective, amazing product feels nearly impossible. So I asked Kerr to dish any advice she has for someone who's looking to make some changes.

"The first thing I would say is to do your research to ensure what you are buying is exactly what it is," Kerr warns gently. "There is a lot ofgreenwashing in the beauty industry because it is unregulated. Brands can claim to be natural or organic by just having one or two natural or organic ingredients. Having the Cosmos-Standard AISBL/Ecocertcertification gives our brand integrity. Our customers have the assurance that they are getting exactly what they are paying for: honest, healthy, nontoxic certified organic products.

"I can only speak for Kora Organics, but I would encourage people to make the switch. You'll be amazed at the results. We have some of the worlds leading organic chemists working on our formulas and identifying new high-potency, high-performance ingredients so our products deliver the same if not better results."

Kora Organics Noni Night AHA Resurfacing Serum ($72)

"Our new Noni NightAHAResurfacing Serum is a powerful certified organic night treatment serum that uses naturalAHAs, BHA, and ferments to resurface your skin and increase cellular turnover, leaving you with a smoother more refined complexion," Kerr tells me. "I've been using it every night for the last few months, and my skin feels amazing. My pores are noticeably smaller, my pigmentation spots are almost gone, and my skin feels super smooth. I'm obsessed!"

Kerr also gives me intel that she's not just being biased. The brand conducted consumer studies, and 91% of testers reported smaller-looking pores, reduced hyperpigmentation, and a more "youthful" looking complexion.

Kora Organics Noni Glow Face Oil ($68)

"This is our signature product," Kerr gushes. "It contains certified organic noni extract, rose-hip oil, pomegranate oil, and sea buckthorn oil to create a rich source of antioxidants and essential fatty acids to smooth, nourish, hydrate, and brighten your skin."

Kora Organics Turmeric 2-in-1 Brightening & Exfoliating Mask ($48)

"I'm obsessed with exfoliating and face masks, so I wanted to create a product that could be used as both a physical exfoliator and arevitalizing mask," says Kerr. "I essentially wanted a product that delivered a post-spa facial glow that can be done at home or when traveling in one simple step and in under10 minutes.It contains natural AHAs from papaya enzymes and aspen bark to stimulate cell renewal, as well as rose-hip seeds and quartz to polish and peppermint to control sebum production and for an invigorating tingle."

She tells me she loves to use it in the shower every other morning as a quick and easy mask and exfoliating ritual, applying it and then letting it work its magic while she washes her hair and shaves her legs.

Before diving into her daily morning routine, Kerr tells me that first and foremost, she always dry-brushes her entire body before hopping in the shower, sharing that it's her top secret for getting the circulation going and removing any dead skin cells.

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"My general skincare routine in the morning is the Kora OrganicsFoaming Cleanser ($30). It's a soap-free cleanser containing noni extract, green tea, and aloe vera to gently cleanse without drying or stripping the skin of its natural oils. After cleansing, I use theEnergizing Citrus Mist ($34) to tone my skin and then apply theNoni Bright Vitamin C Serum ($68) and the Noni Radiant Eye Oil($38). To finish, I'll add a few drops ofNoni Glow Face Oil ($68) to a few pumps of theHydrating Moisturizer ($48) and apply the combination over my face, neck, and dcolletage."

"In the evenings, I double-cleanse to ensure any makeup and/or pollution is removed from my skin, and I like to use ourCream Cleanser ($30). It contains aloe vera, avocado, and macadamia nut oil, so it's very nourishing and soothing.

"Then, I'll reach for theCalming Lavender Mist ($34), which I also love to spritz on my pillow before going to sleep! Following this, I apply a few pumps of the newNoni Night Serum ($72) on my face, neck, and dcolletage. Then I apply my moisturizer, eye oil, and my face oil just as I do in the morning.

"As my last step in the evening, I like to apply myNoni Glow Sleeping Mask ($48). I know it might sound like a lot, but all the steps are super quick and simple, and the results areso worth it! My skin has literally never felt or looked better, and I'm barely getting any sleep these days with my three boys, especially the two under 2," she laughs.

Kora Organics Rose Quartz Heart Facial Gua Sha ($58)

When I press Kerr for additional secrets as to her amazing complexion, she tells me using thisRose Quartz Heart Facial Gua Sha ($58) every day has made a huge difference in reducing puffiness and lending her signature glow. "It harnesses theancient healing technique known as gua sha. It's arose-quartz heart-shaped stone used to massage your face and neck to stimulate circulation and reduce puffiness while lifting, toning, and sculptingyourface. I use this technique daily for a five-minute facial massage with and combine it with theNoni Glow Face Oil ($68), which helps the hydration and nutrients absorb deeper and more efficiently intoyour skin."

Kora Organics Noni Glow Face Oil ($68)

RMS Beauty Un Cover-Up Concealer/Foundation ($36)

"When I wear makeup, I generally like to keep it clean and simple unless it's for a special event or red carpet," says Kerr. "My go-to natural makeup brand is RMS Beauty.It was created by a makeup artist and friend of mine. I love the brand'sUn Coverup Concealer in 22 ($36)."

Kerr's expert application tip? Apply one or two drops of facial oilinto the RMS pot, and use a makeup brush to buff the mixture into your complexion for a sheer wash of coverage and radiance.

Kora Organics Crystal Luminizer in Rose Quartz ($28)

"Then, I apply myKora OrganicsRose Quartz Luminizer ($28) on the top of my brows and cheekbones. It contains finely crushed rose quartz to create a beautiful highlight and add a little magic!"

Kora Organics Noni Lip Tint ($24)

"Lastly, I use myNoni Lip Tint ($24) to add a subtle touch of color to my lips and apples of mycheeks and curl my lashes to open up the eyes."

"I love Reiki facials. Not only are they really calming and relaxing, but combining Reiki into your facials also helps naturally relax the muscles in your face and soften expression lines, leaving ahealthy glow of vitality.In L.A., I see Nousha, who incorporates Reiki and a gua sha face massage technique," she says.

For those days when she can't go in for such a luxe treatment, Kerr says simply keeping a luxurious face mist on her desk can work wonders if she needs to clear her mind, and the blend of essential oils and aromatherapy can also provide the ultimate mood boost.

Kora Organics Energizing Citrus Mist ($34)

Since she truly does it all (CEO, model, mom), I had to ask Kerr about any helpful life or beauty advice she's absorbed and taken in along the wayin addition to what she'd share with her younger self.

"I received some advice from my grandmother growing up that has always stayed with me," she shares, "and it was to hold yourself with grace and gratitudeto smile from within and to let your light shine because having this intention radiates beauty.

"Looking back to when I was younger, I wish I could tell my younger self the importance of not comparing yourself to othersto focus on the beauty within. Positive affirmation and meditation both play an integral part in my life now."

When I asked what a typical day in the life is like, she explains that since giving birth to her third son, it's all a little up in the air, and she pretty much has to be ready for everything. However, an early 5:30 a.m. wake-up call followed by a quick meditation is nonnegotiable.

"I usually wake uparound5:30 a.m. when Evan getsup. This gives me a chance to do my meditation while he is in the shower and the kids are still asleep. I love it when I'm able to meditateatsunrise. It's such a special time of day.

"Whenthe kidswake up,we all have breakfast togetherand getFlynn's bag and lunch packed for school. Once I've dropped Flynn off at school, I would normally head to our Kora Organics office, but at the moment, I'mmostlyworking from home. You'd be surprised by how much you can get done via phone, email, and video conferences!" she laughs.

"I try to schedule my work during Hart's and Myles's nap times so I can spend quality time with them when they're awake. Being a mother is my first priority. When Flynn's homefrom school in the afternoons,weusually like to do some type of activity together. We love to have an early dinner together as a family. Then it's bath and bedtime routines for the kids. Once they are asleep, it's time for my husband and me to unwind and catch up."

Kora Organics Noni Glow Body Oil ($58)

"Everyone's skin changes over time, and I've noticed several changes in my skin as I have gone through my 20s, into motherhood, and now into my mid-30s," Kerr shares after I ask about the biggest changes she had to make to her beauty and wellness routines during her pregnancies and since becoming a mother.

"With all three of my pregnancies, I've experienced pigmentation, so I developed products to address those concernstheTurmeric 2-in-1 Brightening & Exfoliating Mask ($48), theNoni BrightVitamin C Serum ($68), and the newNoni Night AHA Resurfacing Serum ($72). These three products together have given me amazing results.

"For body, during pregnancy and post-birth, I used a combination of theNoni Glow Body Oil ($58) and theEnriched Body Lotion ($55) all over to assist and support my skin as it stretches to accommodate my growing baby. I apply the mixture twice daily all over, and then on my belly, breasts, and hips, I also apply a layer ofNoni Glow Body Balm ($34), as I feel those areas need a little more TLC and hydration."

Kora Organics Enriched Body Lotion ($55)

"Being a busy mum and working across different time zones, I'm often sleep-deprived, and my skin suffers, so I apply theNoni GlowSleepingMask every other night to help give the illusion of a full night's sleep," Kerr tells me.

"It'sa multitaskingovernightfacemaskthat's more hydrating and restorative than a regular night cream. It contains silver ear mushroom, coconut milk, caviar lime, Kakadu plum, and natural hyaluronic acid, which really plumps the skin; softens fine lines; reduces redness and inflammation; improves cell renewal, tone, and texture; and boosts radiance and luminosity. I use it as the last step in my routine before I go tobed, and there's no need to wash it off until the morning because it dries as a translucent veil, it locks in the moisture, and it won't rub off on your pillow!"

Kora Organics Noni Glow Sleeping Mask ($48)

Kerr let me in on one of her best wellness and nutrition secrets: Every morning on an empty stomach, she drinks celery juice. "I drink at least 16 ounces of organic, cold-pressedceleryjuice," she says right off the bat.

"Celeryis amazing, as it's a powerful anti-inflammatory, supports kidney function, and is alkalizing and also full of electrolytes. I feel it really helps my digestion, brain fog, and energy levels."

Sakara Life Daily Probiotic Blend ($46)

"I'm a fan of looking after gut health, so I also take pre- and probiotics," says Kerr. "Prebiotics are a special form of dietary fiber that act as a fertilizer for the good bacteria in your gut.Probiotics, however, are live bacteria that can be found in yogurt and other fermented foods."

Kerr didn't tell me exactly which supplement she takes, but I personally swear by these easy capsules from Sakara, which boast prebiotics, probiotics,and digestive enzymes.

Kora Organics Noni Glow Skinfood Dietary Supplement Powder ($55)

"As a combination supplement, I created Kora OrganicsNoni Glow SkinfoodSupplement ($55), a water-soluble superfood powder packaged into single-serve sachets, so it's perfect for traveling and contains all my essential vitamins and minerals from coni, aa, blueberry, mangosteen, pomegranate, matcha green tea, rose hip, chlorella, and elderberry flower.

"I love this product because it's easy to use on the go and provides me with an extra boost of energy whenever I need it."

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2 steps to balance sweet treats and healthy foods this Valentine’s Day – KSL.com

SALT LAKE CITY Valentines Day is a wonderful day to celebrate people who we love and respect, but it can start to feel overwhelming if you dont have a game plan to help you balance the yummy treats and healthy eating.

So often, people feel the need to use holidays as "cheat days" in their diets, but this doesnt have to be the case. It is possible to enjoy all the chocolate and candy of Valentines Day while maintaining a healthy lifestyle because a truly balanced diet has room for a sweet treat.

The first step to balancing out all of the sweet treats this Valentines Day is to give yourself permission to eat them. When we put restraints on what foods we can and cant eat it may cause our body to fixate on that food item and crave it until we give in and eat it. This is a common problem many people face when trying to stick to a diet.

Often times, when people cave to these cravings they might binge on the food item and eat a large amount, which can result in feelings of guilt and failure. The easiest way to avoid this is to give yourself permission to eat whatever you would like. You may be surprised to find that as you practice allowing all foods to be part of your diet, you wont continuously crave the "forbidden" foods and binge eat them later.

It takes practice to truly accept all foods into your diet, so dont give up on this idea after the first attempt. Give it a try this Valentines Day and eat a yummy treat, guilt-free.

The second step to having a balanced lifestyle is try to be more mentally aware of why you are eating. Eating doesn't need to be a stressful event, but often times it becomes very stressful for people. This stress can result in overeating or eating food we dont like very much.

Try to take a mental note before eating something. Ask yourself a couple of simple questions: "Am I actually hungry?" or "Am I eating my feelings (e.g., stress, anger, sadness)?"

Valentines Day can be a hard day for many individuals, for many different reasons. This may result in eating food to cope with difficult feelings. This isnt always a bad thing as food can temporarily help us feel happier and calmer, which can be helpful in re-centering ourselves. However, it can also become a serious problem if it's used as our only coping mechanism to deal with a stressful day or sadness.

Being more mindful of the reasons for why and what you are choosing to eat can help you identify if you're using food as a coping mechanism. Using food as a daily coping mechanism can be very unhealthy. If you find yourself in this situation, you may want to look into other coping strategies and seek help to improve your relationship with food.

Now that you have a couple of tips on how to maintain a balanced lifestyle this Valentines Day, here are a few fun Valentines-themed dinner ideas that include both healthy foods and a sweet treat:

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