• Top of the Morning: Elle Magazine Puts Breastfeeding Model on its Cover

    The editor says they merely captured a candid moment and it turned out beautiful
  • 1. Model mom breastfeeds on the cover of Elle magazine

    Nicole Trunfio on Elle

    Nicole Trunfio brought her four-month-old son Zion Rain to her Elle cover shoot, and the photo of her breastfeeding him landed on the cover. Elle Australia’s editor-in-chief said that it was a candid moment caught on cam. “This wasn’t a contrived situation: Zion needed a feed, Nicole gave it to him, and when we saw how beautiful they looked we simply moved her onto the set. It was a completely natural moment that resulted in a powerful picture.” (huffpost.com)


    2. Candy companies turn healthy?
    As an answer to a growing trend of consumers pushing for healthy snacks instead of sweets, candy and chocolate makers Mars Chocolate North America and Hershey both plan to introduce snack bars for health-conscious customers. The two companies debuted new products this week with their new snack bars featuring products that contain fruit, nut, dark chocolate, and with supposedly lower calories. Mars’ Goodnessknows bars will be available in the U.S. by August, while Hershey’s Brookside bars are already hitting the shelves. (time.com)


    3. Reese Witherspoon to star in “Tinker Bell”
    In a series of Disney’s revival of animation classic movies into live-action films, Reese Witherspoon has been announced to star in the new “Tinker Bell” movie. Victoria Sprouse, writer of “Finding Dory, New Best Friend,” is already working on the script, which is still in the early phase of development. The film will be a kind of origin movie, similar to Angelina Jolie’s “Maleficent.” The original classic Tinker Bell movie was released way back in 1953. (usmagazine.com)


    4. Alanis Morissette, Minnie Driver star in new breastfeeding docu
    In the new documentary “The Milky Way,”  the breastfeeding advocates, together with Dr. Jay Gordon and lactation expert Jennifer Davidson, aim to promote nursing in the U.S., one of the countries that has the lowest breastfeeding rates in the world. The film exposes profit-driven marketing campaign of formula milk, and debunks the stigmas attached to breastfeeding. The singer and the actress also aim to empower every woman “to trust her body her baby, and herself” in her new role as a mom.” (people.com)

     

    5. Watching in 3D makes you smarter
    According to a new neurological experiment conducted in the London, U.K., watching 3D films can lead to a 23-percent increase in cognitive processing and an 11-percent boost in reaction times, compared to watching 2D films. While an increase in brain function was also notable among those who watched 2D films, watching 3D films really reach more areas of the brain. This increase in brain activity serves as a training ground for activities such as sports, and coping mechanisms to survive late-nights at the office or ailing memory. (forbes.com)

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