A common concern in going Meatless Monday is how to get enough protein. To address this, Meatless Monday teamed up with Johns Hopkins CLF to create the "Plant Protein Power" campaign. This campaign includes posters, social media graphics, GIFs and a list of frequently asked questions. This can be used by organizations as part of their wellness programs.
The American Heart Association will kick off Move More Month to rally everyone – individuals, friends and families, neighborhoods, communities, schools, and workplaces to join together and move for health, fun and togetherness. To keep up the momentum after Move More Month, the Monday Mile is a great way to kick off each week by moving and getting exercise. Some strategies for getting started with during Move More Month are included as well.
High school students from underserved communities aspiring to become future chefs faced a challenge recently in the nationwide 2018 Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) Meatless Monday Recipe Contest. Winners have been announced and will receive scholarships to attend college for culinary education.
Individuals, even carnivores who abstain from meat, have the opportunity to experience a wonderful variety of plant-based foods during Lent. There’s no need to sacrifice flavor. Kim O’Donnel, the first Meatless Monday blogger and author of critically acclaimed cookbooks shares tips and a tasty recipe.
New Year’s resolutions include quitting smoking on the top of the list. Despite their strong resolve, many smokers who quit on New Year’s will be puffing away by Groundhog’s Day. How can smokers break the pattern of failure? Research shows that Monday is an ideal “recommit day” because people are most open to healthy behavior, including quitting smoking.
High school students from underserved communities aspiring to become future celebrity chefs will face a challenge from the nationwide 2018 Careers through Culinary Arts Program (C-CAP) Meatless Monday Recipe Contest. The challenge: create an innovative meatless grains dish and impress the distinguished panel of judges.
The new Meatless Monday Restaurant and Foodservice Implementation Guides are ideal resources for right now as trends show that consumers are increasingly seeking plant-based dishes. The guides provide restaurant and foodservice operators guidance to help start and promote a Meatless Monday program, while keeping meat on their menus.
HealthGuru.com, the expert-driven consumer health site, and The Monday Campaigns, a non-profit public health organization associated with Johns Hopkins, Columbia and Syracuse universities are working together to bring a message of wellness and empowerment to an ever-widening circle of health-conscious Americans. Every Monday, HealthGuru.com will feature on its home page a revolving set of informational videos and text about a Monday initiative.
In honor of AHA’s National Walking Day on April 5, Dr. Laura Sperazza, Director of Low Vision Services at Lighthouse Guild in NY, offers tips for walking a Monday Mile for individuals with low vision. The Monday Mile, an initiative of The Monday Campaigns, encourages people from all walks of life to walk for their health by using Monday as the starting day.