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Improving Health and Sustainability Outcomes through Meatless Monday

Becky Ramsing, MPH, RDN is a senior program officer with the Food Communities and Public Health Program at the Center for a Livable Future at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Becky will discuss the health and environmental benefits of Meatless Monday, why Monday can be the best day for health behavior change, and how you can successfully bring a Meatless Monday program to your school/community.

Learning Objectives: 
After this webinar attendees will be able to:
-    Describe the health and environmental benefits of Meatless Monday
-    Access and adapt materials and resources for implementing Meatless Monday
-    Develop a plan to implement and maintain Meatless Monday in their school, organization or community
-    Explain the β€˜Monday Effect’ and the benefits associated with using Monday as a prompt for behavior change

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