Miss Connecticut 2014 dishes with us about why she went veg, how she's spreading the word about Meatless Monday, her must-have stay-healthy (and swimsuit competition-ready) snacks, and more as she prepares for the Miss America competition next month.
Have you had a snack lately? If you have, you're not alone. On any given day, eighty-six percent of teenagers have had at least one snack, according to research from the United States Department of Agriculture. And while many people assume that snacking is a bad thing, I don't agree with that—smart snacks can be key to eating a healthy diet, particularly for vegetarians.