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Nuclear plant will help kick-start post-pandemic economy, says EDF

Nuclear plant will help kick-start post-pandemic economy, says EDF

Business
A planned new nuclear power station will help kick-start the economy following the coronavirus crisis, energy giant EDF has said.The power supplier has submitted an application to build the Sizewell C plant on the Suffolk coast, which it says will generate enough electricity to power six million homes and bolster the UK's energy resilience by reducing the need for imports. EDF also says it will create 25,000 jobs and 1,000 apprenticeships during construction, as well as providing 900 skilled jobs over its lifetime.The application for development consent to the Planning Inspectorate was delayed for two months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.But campaigners opposed to the project have criticised the move, arguing that coronavirus social distancing restrictions are likely to continue in the...
A Fat-Burning Green Smoothie Recipe to Kickstart Your Morning

A Fat-Burning Green Smoothie Recipe to Kickstart Your Morning

Health
It's a rare day when a pic of some sort of green drink doesn't show up in my Instagram feed”and for good reason. Green smoothies are the perfect way to slip in veggies before noon. Here's my version, with a boost of pea protein powder to rev your metabolism and keep you feeling full longer.Ingredients1 small very ripe green Anjou pear2 Tbsp. minced green bell pepper1/4 cup minced peeled cucumber1 cup loose baby spinach leaves1/4 ripe Hass avocado1 cup vanilla almond milk1 scoop plain, unsweetened pea protein powder (about 1/4 cup)1 tsp. grated fresh ginger root1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lime juiceDirectionsToss all ingredients in a blender, whip until smooth and pour in a glass. (Note: The smoothie is even better when it has been chilled in the freezer for 5 to 10 minutes.)Pin the recipeREL...