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Oakton Women's Club funds breakfast cart at Luther Jackson Middle - Inside NoVA

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Working on the theory that students learn better when their stomachs are not empty and growling, the Oakton Women’s Club this year has sponsored an “Energy Zone” cart that provides an additional opportunity for pupils at Luther Jackson Middle School to obtain nutritious breakfast food.“The big message is that it is extremely important, particularly to students who may not have access to food at home, to have access to a healthy breakfast if they’re going to engage in learning during the day,” said principal Chad Lehman. “You can’t expect students to fully engage in learning if their needs haven’t been met as far as nutrition,” he added. “I think our teachers really see the benefit of giving kids the opportunity to have a breakfast, something to start their day, so that when they get into class, they’re more attentive and ready to learn.” The club this spring contributed $5,000 to help set up the cart initiative, which began Aug. 28 at the start of fall classes. Club members on Nov. 28 …

How To Smoothly Transition To A Plant-Based Diet - Forbes

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Plant-based yogurt bowl with fresh cherry and chia seeds. Photo Credit: GettyGetty More and more people are switching to a plant-based diet thanks to its proven health and environmental benefits. In the U.S itself, more than a third of consumers are actively trying to eat more plant-based foods.Moreover, with the help of strong celebrity backing and popular social media campaigns like Meatless Monday, plant-based eating has become the biggest dining trend of 2018.So, what constitutes a plant-based diet?"A plant-based diet is one that centers on whole plant foods, namely vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, mushrooms, nuts, seeds, herbs, and spices," says Julieanna Hever, California-based nutritionist, founder of Plant-Based Dietitian and author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition.While plant-based eating is often used synonymously with the vegan diet — the two aren't the same."The word 'vegan' represents a food or diet that is dev…

What Breakfast Food is Your State Obsessed With? - Runner's World

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Getty Imagestbralnina There are few things better than digging into a heaping veggie scramble, creamy bowl of oatmeal, or thick stack of pancakes after a long run. While we all have a go-to breakfast food, some areas of the country dig donuts or bacon more than others. Here, we’ve rounded up our favorite breakfast foods and determined which state loves them the most, according to Google Trends. Let’s eat! View Gallery30 Photos 1 of 30Pancakes: HawaiiOcean swells, tropical scenery, and giant plate of pancakes? Sounds like our dream vacation. This breakfast food is extremely popular on the Hawaiian Islands, where the fluffy stacks are topped with ingredients like macadamia nuts and fresh fruit. If you’re craving pancakes of your own, try one of these recipes. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below 2 of 30Scrambled Eggs: MinnesotaA steaming pan of scrambled eggs is perfect for battling freezing temps in this midwestern state, but they are just as good in your own kitchen. Add salt, pepper, an…

How To Smoothly Transition To A Plant-Based Diet - Forbes

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Plant-based yogurt bowl with fresh cherry and chia seeds. Photo Credit: GettyGetty More and more people are switching to a plant-based diet thanks to its proven health and environmental benefits. In the U.S itself, more than a third of consumers are actively trying to eat more plant-based foods.Moreover, with the help of strong celebrity backing and popular social media campaigns like Meatless Monday, plant-based eating has become the biggest dining trend of 2018.So, what constitutes a plant-based diet?"A plant-based diet is one that centers on whole plant foods, namely vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, mushrooms, nuts, seeds, herbs, and spices," says Julieanna Hever, California-based nutritionist, founder of Plant-Based Dietitian and author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition.While plant-based eating is often used synonymously with the vegan diet — the two aren't the same."The word 'vegan' represents a food or diet that is dev…

One month on a vegan diet – the verdict | Cape Times - Independent Online

How A Vegan Reset Can Help You Feel Your Best In 2019 - Forbes

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Author Kim-Julie Hansen explains the benefits of switching to a plant-based lifestyle for four weeks in her book, "Vegan Reset."Photo by Edward Gebel With the New Year right around the corner, have you been thinking about ways to boost your health and feel your very best in 2019? “Vegan Reset: The 28-Day Plan to Kickstart Your Healthy Lifestyle” is just what you need to tackle your resolutions. Loaded with recipes, shopping lists and vibrant food photos that will make your stomach growl, the new book offers step-by-step guidance on switching to a plant-based diet for four weeks (and hopefully beyond!).It also serves up complementary lifestyle advice, like mindful movement, meditation and journaling, that will help you build overall wellbeing.Here, author Kim-Julie Hansen explains why you don’t need to sacrifice flavor and comfort foods on a vegan diet and how giving your body a 28-day reset can put you on the path to a lifetime of health and happiness.What inspired you to wri…

How A Vegan Reset Can Help You Feel Your Best In 2019 (Part 2) - Forbes

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This is part 2 of a Q&A with author Kim-Julie Hansen about her book,“Vegan Reset: The 28-Day Plan to Kickstart Your Healthy Lifestyle.”Read part 1 here."Vegan Reset" offers step-by-step instructions on trying a plant-based lifestyle for four weeks.Photo courtesy Houghton Mifflin Harcourt What are the benefits of taking the 28-day vegan reset in your book?The benefits vary from person to person and also depend on your current diet and lifestyle. The main goal of the vegan reset is not to offer a one-time, temporary program, but rather to teach you valuable tools you can incorporate into your life after the four weeks are over. Taking the 28-day vegan reset will likely improve digestion and make you feel more energized overall because of the high amount of fiber, fresh fruits and vegetables in your diet. The program is not a typical diet, though—it’s about abundance rather than restriction, so you won’t find yourself feeling hungry all the time. It’s a lot more sustainable …

Why Am I Not Losing Weight on Keto? - Men's Health

How to lose weight: Woman sheds 4st WITHOUT going to the gym – and eating more food | Daily Star - Daily Star

Why Am I Not Losing Weight on Keto? - Men's Health

Celebs Told to Lose Weight for Movie, TV Roles - STYLECASTER

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Scroll To See More ImagesIt’s no secret Hollywood doesn’t have the best reputation when it comes to size diversity and inclusivity. For years, celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence, Jennifer Lopez and Ashley Benson, have talked about being body-shamed by directors and being told to lose weight for movie and TV roles.And though times are changing, with more diversity and inclusivity on screen, these celebrities’ stories show that can’t come soon enough. Ahead, hear from 12 celebrities who were told to lose weight for roles and why they’re taking a stand against Hollywood’s sexism and historic preference for stick-thin body types, even when it makes no sense for the character. Be empowered by these stars’ takes against Hollywood body-shaming.Amber RileyDaniel Zuchnik/Getty Images. In a 2012 interview with MTV’s How I Made It, the Glee star talked about how she was continually told to “lose a little weight” by casting directors, and why she finally stopped listening to those wanted her…