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Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts. Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts (PPLM) offers professional training on a variety of topics including sexuality, sexual health, education and prevention.

Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts

Our trainings and workshops are specifically designed to help participants develop the skills and awareness it takes to be effective sexuality educators. All professional training opportunities are facilitated by experienced PPLM professional training staff. 50+ High-Quality Vegan Blogs Worth Following (2020) Hot for food by Lauren Toyota. Vegan Lentil Salisbury Steak. Vegan Thai Soup - Simple Vegan Blog. Plant-based diet can fight climate change - UN. Climate change: The ideal diet to save the planet in 2019 - CNN. UCLA SustainabilityUCLA Sustainability.

© Dana Hunnes PhD, MPH, RD Eating a plant-based diet is not just good for our health; it is good for Earth’s health.

UCLA SustainabilityUCLA Sustainability

In fact, “Shifting away from animal-based foods [could not only] add up to 49% to the global food supply without expanding croplands;” but would also significantly reduce carbon emissions and waste byproducts that end up in our oceans and as seafood byproducts (Jalava et al, 2014). If each and every person in the United States gave up meat and dairy products on one or more days of the week; ideally, all days of the week, we would save the environment from thousands of tons of carbon emissions. In fact, in one year, animal husbandry creates as much carbon emissions as the entire transportation sector. Similarly, by reducing our animal-based foods consumption, we would reduce our water use at least by half as animal husbandry utilizes more than 50% of fresh water.

21 Essential Recipes to Make in Your Microwave. Greatist. Cottage Cheese Protein Pancakes - iFOODreal - Healthy Family Recipes. These cottage cheese protein pancakes taste like regular pancakes, just not as thick fluffy.

Cottage Cheese Protein Pancakes - iFOODreal - Healthy Family Recipes

Which is perfectly OK because the pancakes are fluffy enough, light and you would never taste the protein powder. And you know the protein pancake recipe is good, when it’s made with pea protein powder and is delicious. Have you ever tasted pea protein powder? Cottage Cheese Pancakes - Skinny Fitalicious. If Americans Switched From Meat-Heavy to Plant-Based Diet, It Would Be Equivalent to Taking 660 Million Cars Off the Road - One Green PlanetOne Green Planet.

How do carbohydrates impact your health? - Richard J. Wood. 5 Principles of Nutrition. Basic Nutrition and Macro - Nutrients Video Animation by Train With Kane. 10 Nutrition Myths That Just Need to Die / Elite FTS. Sports Nutrition for the High School Athlete, with Tavis Piattoly. Athlete Nutrition: Focus on These 5 Things. Build Muscle With This Diet for Young Athletes. In sports, the margin between success and failure is incredibly slim.

Build Muscle With This Diet for Young Athletes

Practice and preparation often make the difference between winning and losing—and that's why you spend all that extra time in the weight room, in the film room and on the field. Although those extra hours are well spent, not enough young athletes realize they can get a big edge on their competition in a different place—the kitchen. Nutrition is a huge part of any athlete's success. If you're looking to build muscle and become a more dominant athlete, check out this diet plan, created in consultation with Dr. Charlie Seltzer from Lean 4 Life. High school athletes require a solid amount of protein along with high-quality carbs (including fiber) and healthy fat. In the case of a 16-year-old male who wants to build muscle, he needs about 1.4 grams of protein per pound of body weight. You'll notice the plan calls for roughly 500 grams of carbohydrates a day.

What 1,200 Calories Looks Like [Infographic] OK, first things first: 1,200 calories per day is not a lot.

What 1,200 Calories Looks Like [Infographic]

If your goal is weight loss, it’s close to the minimum the National Institutes of Health recommends for women, and it is literally the lowest count recommended for men. Dipping too far below this range isn’t safe or healthy, and MyFitnessPal follows suit when you’re setting your weight-loss program. So if this is your target, the idea of eating 1,200 calories per day can seem pretty daunting. The good news is it doesn’t mean you have to survive on rice cakes and boiled chicken, either — you really can eat a variety of satiating and nutrient-rich foods.

How do carbohydrates impact your health? - Richard J. Wood. What is Metabolism? 10 Disturbing Reasons Why Sugar is Bad For You. Added sugar is the single worst ingredient in the modern diet.

10 Disturbing Reasons Why Sugar is Bad For You

It can have harmful effects on metabolism and contribute to all sorts of diseases. Here are 10 disturbing reasons why you should avoid added sugar like the plague. 1. Added Sugar Contains No Essential Nutrients and is Bad For Your Teeth. What are Carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are sugars that break down inside the body to create glucose.

What are Carbohydrates?

Glucose is moved around the body in the blood and is the primary source of energy for the brain, muscles, and other essential cells. The healthy body attempts to regulate glucose levels by using a series of hormones – insulin and glucagon, which are produced by the pancreas gland. Insulin lowers blood sugar levels by moving the glucose to the various parts of the body and aiding its absorption, excess glucose can be stored in the liver or in fat around the body. Glucagon increases blood sugar levels by releasing glucose stored in the liver back into the bloodstream. Blood sugar levels are usually kept in check if the pancreas and liver are healthy and functioning normally. What Are Carbohydrates? Carbohydrates are the sugars, starches and fibers found in fruits, grains, vegetables and milk products.

What Are Carbohydrates?

Though often maligned in trendy diets, carbohydrates — one of the basic food groups — are important to a healthy life. "Carbohydrates are macronutrients, meaning they are one of the three main ways the body obtains energy, or calories," said Paige Smathers, a Utah-based registered dietitian. The American Diabetes Association notes that carbohydrates are the body's main source of energy. They are called carbohydrates because, at the chemical level, they contain carbon, hydrogen and oxygen.

There are three macronutrients: carbohydrates, protein and fats, Smathers said.