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I Just Finished Whole30 and Lived to Tell the Tale—Here’s How I Made It Through

I Just Finished Whole30 and Lived to Tell the Tale—Here’s How I Made It Through

Health
Diets have never interested me. As a teenager, I found it absurd that some of my classmates were so concerned with what they ate. They would talk about the new weight-loss plans they were trying or their pledges to eat more of this and less of that. I listened but stayed silent and ate whatever I pleased.Up until this past January, I was still anti-diet. I tried eating more veggies and lean protein during the week, but I never counted calories or vowed to cut dairy from my life completely, for example, as friends did. Yet after writing an article about actress Busy Philipps' positive experience doing a plan called Whole30, I became intrigued.RELATED: The Ketogenic Diet Might Be the Next Big Weight Loss Trend, But Should You Try It?Two friends and I discussed the article...
Rodriguez double helps West Brom beat Liverpool as VAR history made

Rodriguez double helps West Brom beat Liverpool as VAR history made

Sports
Jay Rodriguez scored twice as West Brom won at Liverpool in an extraordinary FA Cup fourth-round tie dominated by video assistant referee (VAR) decisions.Referee Craig Pawson ruled out an Albion goal, gave Liverpool a penalty and delayed awarding the visitors' third goal because of VAR referrals.Rodriguez thumped an equaliser seconds after Roberto Firmino chipped an opener, then slotted Albion 2-1 up.Joel Matip's own goal made it 3-1, before Mohamed Salah pulled one back.Liverpool's first-half penalty, which Firmino missed, was a moment of VAR history - as it was the first time a referee in an English game had referred to a monitor on the touchline to make a final decision.Pawson ruled, after a significant delay, that Jake Livermore had tugged Salah's shirt, and pointed to the spot.Liverpo...
Afghan air force has made progress but work not yet done, Pentagon says in new report

Afghan air force has made progress but work not yet done, Pentagon says in new report

Business
Jan. 5 (UPI) -- The Pentagon's Inspector General said this week that U.S. and coalition forces are making progress in training the Afghanistan air force, but that work still needs to be done concerning strategic planning and other logistical and maintenance requirements.The IG report, released on Thursday, notes that the Afghan Air Force has garnered "notable accomplishments." Using Embraer-made A-29 Super Tucanos, the Afghans have made progress in aircraft mission performance, night-vision capabilities, and air-ground integration between the air force and the Afghan national army.The report said, however, that the Train, Advise, Assist Command-Air, or TAAC-Air, mission that develops the Afghan Air Force does not yet have a strategic plan for development of the force into a "professional, ...
Arsene Wenger: Jose Mourinho has finally made his mark on Manchester United

Arsene Wenger: Jose Mourinho has finally made his mark on Manchester United

Sports
Arsenal host Manchester United on Saturday, and it is LIVE on talkSPORTFriday, December 1, 2017Arsene Wenger believes the Manchester United team who will head to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday are now a true Jose Mourinho outfit.Arsenal boss Wenger scored his first competitive win over Mourinho at the 16th time of asking when Arsenal won 2-0 in the corresponding fixture last season.That victory in May was against a United side with more than one eye on their forthcoming Europa League final.But this season the Red Devils travel to north London focused only on staying as close as possible to Manchester City at the top of the Premier League.Former Chelsea manager Mourinho has seen his side lose just twice in the league this campaign and long-term rival Wenger feels the current United team n...