Time to explore the Zimbabwean seasonal snack that can be simply shaken off the tree
Time to explore the Zimbabwean seasonal snack that can be simply shaken off the tree
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Not only does walking help you (quite literally) get from point A to B, but it can also help you keep your weight in check—especially if you routinely go on walks at a moderate pace (and with inclines!). However, new research also suggests that the way you walk can even help health experts assess whether or not you have Alzheimer's disease.A recent study published in Alzheimer’s&Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association analyzed walking patterns and brain function of 500 older adults, all of whom are currently enrolled in clinical trials. This is the first study of its kind to pinpoint how different walking patterns can help professionals more accurately diagnose different types of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease. (Related: 15 Underrated Weight Loss Tips That Actually Work)."We have longstanding evidence showing that cognitive problems, such as poor memory and executive dysfunction, can be predictors of dementia. Now, we're seeing that motor performance, specifically the way you walk, can help diagnose different types of neurodegenerative conditions," Dr. Manuel Montero-Odasso, a scientist at Lawson Health Research Institute and professor at Western University's Schulich School of Medicine&Dentistry, said in a statement.For the study, researchers compared impairments in the participants' pattern of walking (also known as gait) across the cognitive spectrum. This included people with Subjective Cognitive Impairment, Parkinson's Disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment, and Alzheimer's disease, and Lewy Body disease.Four independent gait patterns were identified in the study (rhythm, pace, variability, and postural control). Interestingly, only high gait variability was associated with lower cognitive performance. It also identified Alzheimer's disease with 70% accuracy.Gait variability refers to the stride-to-stride fluctuations in walking, which, in part, allows researchers to quantify movement with aging and disease. Your doctor, or a neurologist, can also likely determine whether or not you have high gait variability after they monitor how you walk."This is the first strong evidence showing that gait variability is an important marker for processes happening in areas of the brain that are linked to both cognitive impairment and motor control," said Dr. Frederico Perruccini-Faria, research assistant at Lawson and Postdoctoral Associate at Western's Schulich School of Medicine&Dentistry, who is also the first author on the paper."We've shown that high gait variability as a marker of this cognitive-cortical dysfunction can reliably identify Alzheimer's disease compared to other neurodegenerative disorders."Again, this isn't the first study to uncover this connection. In fact, a 2019 study from Alzheimer's&Dementia clearly stated, "Alzheimer’s and Lewy body disease have unique signatures of gait impairment."Walking has also been shown to help delay the onset of the degenerative brain disease. One 2018 study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that cognitive function in seniors who only did aerobic exercises were three times better than that of those who did a combination of aerobic and muscle-strengthening exercises.Strive to walk at least thirty minutes, five days a week to improve your aerobic fitness and potentially stave off both cognitive and chronic diseases.For more, be sure to check out One Major Side Effect of Walking Every Day, Says New Study.
Seafood sales hit $16.6 billion in 2020, representing a year-over-year increase of 28.4%, according to new data from the Food Industry Association (FMI).Americans found themselves eating at home more than ever because of the COVID-19 pandemic last year. Many seeking healthier choices increasingly turned to frozen, fresh, and deli seafood, the data shows. And they didn't simply settle for sardines—they indulged, according to Supermarket News. Crab and lobster saw the biggest jump, with sales rising 60.2% and 59.9% respectively. (Related: Grocery Shortages To Expect in 2021, According to Experts.)Consumers also sought out more information about how to cook and flavor the seafood they bought at marketplaces. They turned to store seafood counters, websites, and apps for guidance. And this could signal a change.“The analysis suggests an urgency for food retailers to expand their seafood programs to help sustain consumer awareness of this protein that has emerged in popularity as a result of the pandemic,” Rick Stein, the vice president of fresh foods for FMI, said of the findings. “The call to action among grocers is to focus on seafood nutrition, cooking guidance, meal ideas, and sustainability both in-store and online as ways to maintain shopper interest in seafood.”Back in mid-2020, fresh seafood was actually hard to find during shopping trips. Small fishing boats across the globe were hit hard amid the pandemic, leaving the markets they supplied uncertain. Many restaurants, hotels, and catering services also halted operations, meaning fewer businesses were purchasing fish.For some quick inspiration, here are our favorite 43 Healthy Seafood Recipes That Are Surprisingly Easy to Make. And to get all of the latest grocery store news delivered right to your email inbox every day, sign up for our newsletter!
The Producers Guild of America has announced nominees for the PGA Awards in the Sports, Children’s and Short Form Program categories, and among the nominees is a special episode of LeBron James’ “The Shop: Uninterrupted” featuring President Barack Obama. Other nominees in the Outstanding Sports Program category included “Hard Knocks: Los Angeles,” “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel,” “Seeing America with Megan Rapinoe” and “Defying Gravity: The Untold Story of Women’s Gymnastics.” In fact, HBO nearly swept the sports category, landing four of the five nominations in the field (“Defying Gravity” comes from YouTube Originals). For kids shows, the first seasons of “Animaniacs” and “Looney Tunes Cartoons” both scored nominations, as did the “Sesame Street” special “The Power of We,” “Carmen Sandiego’s” third season (which was also nominated last year) and the seventh season of “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.” Also Read: 'Taipei Suicide Story' Wins Top Prize at Slamdance Film Festival The short form category recognized new entries “Inside Pixar: Inspired” and “SNL Presents: Stories From the Show.” The other nominees included short form content from “The Daily Show,” “Carpool Karaoke: The Series” and “Better Call Saul.” A virtual awards ceremony will take place March 24. The winners in these categories however will be revealed in a separate virtual event along with the PGA Innovation Award on Saturday, March 20. The event will also feature panels with nominated producers and is an expansion of the annual PGA Nominees breakfast, traditionally held the morning of the annual awards show. Additional information is forthcoming. The nominees in the remaining film and TV categories will be announced on March 8. The full list of nominees in the three announced categories are below. The Award for Outstanding Sports Program “Defying Gravity: The Untold Story of Women’s Gymnastics” (S1) “Hard Knocks: Los Angeles” “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” (S26) “Seeing America with Megan Rapinoe” “The Shop: UNINTERRUPTED Featuring President Barack Obama” The Award for Outstanding Children’s Program “Animaniacs” (S1) “Carmen Sandiego” (S3) “Looney Tunes Cartoons” (S1) “The Power of We: A Sesame Street Special” “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” (S7) The Award for Outstanding Short Form Program “Better Call Saul Employee Training: Legal Ethics with Kim Wexler” (S3) “Between The Scenes – The Daily Show” (S5) “Carpool Karaoke: The Series” (S3) “Inside Pixar: Inspired” (S1) “SNL Presents: Stories from the Show” (S1) Read original story Barack Obama Episode of LeBron James’ ‘The Shop: Uninterrupted’ Among PGA Award Nominees At TheWrap
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Uncanny alley: grocery store made out of plastic trash debuts in Adelaide’s Rundle MallThe Adelaide festival embraces the plastic fantastic with a grocery store with a difference Artist and director Robin Frohardt poses at The Plastic Bag Store, a public art installation and immersive film in New York City’s Times Square in October 2020. Photograph: Timothy A Clary/AFP/Getty Images
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President Joe Biden’s administration on Friday released a U.S. intelligence report that said Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman approved an operation to caption or kill Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018. “Since 2017, the Crown Prince has had absolute control of the Kingdom’s security and intelligence organizations, making it highly unlikely that Saudi officials would have carried out an operation of this nature without the Crown Prince’s authorization,” the report concluded. Khashoggi, a U.S. resident and Washington Post contributor who had criticized the Saudi royal family, was murder and dismembered at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in October 2018. His remains were never found. Also Read: Trump Bragged About Protecting Saudi Crown Prince After Khashoggi Murder, Woodward Reports “The Crown Prince viewed Khashoggi as a threat to the Kingdom and broadly supported using violent measures if necessary to silence him,” the new report said. “Although Saudi officials had pre-planned an unspecified operation against Khashoggi we do not know how far in advance Saudi officials decided to harm him.” Shortly after Khashoggi was killed, the CIA concluded the crown prince himself had ordered the assassination. The report, based on previously classified information, was released by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence as President Joe Biden has signaled a shift in U.S. ties to Saudi Arabia particularly over the kingdom’s history of human rights abuses. “On Saudi Arabia I would say we’ve made clear from the beginning that we are going to recalibrate our relationship with Saudi Arabia,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said Tuesday. That serves as a departure from the warm relationship the Crown Prince had with Donald Trump. Last September, journalist Bob Woodward said Trump told him he “saved” the crown prince in the aftermath of the Khashoggi’s killing by shielding him from congressional rebuke and possible sanctions. “I saved his ass,” Woodward recounted Trump saying while reporting for his book “Rage.” “I was able to get Congress to leave him alone. I was able to get them to stop.” Read original story Saudi Crown Prince Approved Jamal Khashoggi Murder, US Intelligence Report Finds At TheWrap
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As a doctor, I know the coronavirus, COVID-19, has revealed itself to be a master of disguise. Whereas some people can have it and have no idea they are infected, others end up in the Intensive Care Unit, unable to breathe and on a ventilator, since the virus targets the lungs. So what should we look out for? What are the signs our lung function is deteriorating?Here are some points of relevance—however, if you are concerned about your clinical condition, I would urge you to seek professional help sooner rather than later, because all respiratory infections can get worse with frightening speed. You need to get help promptly before things progress too far. Read on, and to ensure your health and the health of others, don't miss these Sure Signs You've Already Had Coronavirus. 1 First, Take Stock of the Severity of Your Infection If you are unlucky enough to become infected with COVID-19, the episode may last up to two weeks in mild cases, or three to six weeks in severe or critical cases. The severity of COVID-19 infection has been divided into 5 groups:AsymptomaticMild diseaseModerate diseaseSevere diseaseCritical—Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)Experience from Wuhan, where the virus originated, showed 81% of COVID-19 patients had mild disease, 14% of those infected developed severe pneumonia and around 5% required critical care.When we consider if the lungs are failing, we are specifically interested in people passing from mild and moderate disease, to severe or critical. Mild to moderate disease can be managed at home. People with severe or critical disease need hospitalization.The following are 5 symptoms/clinical signs to look out for, which will help decide if your infection is passing from moderate to critical severity, and if so, needs urgent help. 2 Your Cough is Getting Worse Up to 82% of patients infected with COVID-19 have a cough. This is typically dry and irritating. Experts describe the cough in the early stages of the disease as coughing episodes which can last up to an hour, and with 3 or more coughing bouts in 24 hours.Coughing is due to inflammation in your airways. A cough is a reflex designed to protect your body from invasion with foreign particles such as bacteria and viruses. If your lungs are inflamed, a cough also expels mucus and cellular debris. In a way, a cough is a good thing! However too much coughing is exhausting, it further interrupts the supply of oxygen to your lungs and can—although rare—cause serious problems such as fractured ribs, or even small hemorrhages in the brain.If your cough is worsening, this can be a warning sign the infection is progressing to cause a more severe, full-blown pneumonia. 3 You're Finding it Hard to Breathe Breathlessness was reported by 31% of patients from the initial experience in Wuhan. It is very frightening not being able to breathe. The degree of breathlessness is probably the most important clinical indicator of the severity of your condition.Respiratory rate – Normally adults breathe in and out 12 -18 times per minute.More than 20 breaths per minute is faster breathing—called tachypnoea.Inability to breathe interferes with normal daily activities – As the COVID-19 infection progresses, you may feel more breathless. If this is starting to interfere with daily activities, for example, you can't finish a sentence without taking a breath, or it's hard to eat or drink, this is a bad sign. In addition, you may also find it harder and harder to walk around, manage the stairs, or do your daily activities.Strain from breathing – If you watch someone with severe breathing difficulties, you will notice them using their neck muscles to draw up the chest and suck air into the lungs, and sometimes flaring of the nostrils. People with severe breathing difficulties often complain that their chest, tummy, or back hurts, due to the mechanical strain of breathing.If you have these clinical signs, you need to be getting urgent medical help as these are signs COVID-19 has passed from a moderate to a severe infection. 4 You're Super-Fatigued Fatigue was one of the most common symptoms reported from the first experience of COVID-19 in China and was reported in around 70% of patients. It’s normal to feel tired when you are unwell. However, if the tiredness becomes total fatigue, such that you can’t manage a shower, don’t want to get out of bed or get dressed, lose your appetite, or start not wanting to drink, these are signs of exhaustion.This extreme fatigue is due to a high viral load in your body. Your body is generating a huge immune response. This then results in a fever, sweating, coughing, and can lead to dehydration. Fatigue is also due to the physical exertion of trying to breathe.As the fatigue worsens, you may become listless, unable to watch TV or concentrate or communicate effectively.Other medical complications can also occur, including possible secondary bacterial infection. In the most critical cases, there may be overwhelming infection with sepsis and septic shock. If your tiredness is progressing and becoming extreme, this is a sign the coronavirus infection is becoming severe, and your pneumonia is worsening. You need to seek urgent help. 5 Your Lips are Blue If your lips, fingers and toes are looking blue, this is called cyanosis—this is a serious sign of poor lung function and you must get urgent medical help.When you breathe in, your lungs deliver oxygen to the heart and the rest of the body. The lungs also excrete carbon dioxide, in the air you breathe out.When you have severe pneumonia, such as with COVID-19 infection, your body can be lacking in oxygen, and are also unable to get rid of carbon dioxide.Well-oxygenated blood is a cherry-red color, giving your skin a nice reddish/pink tinge. However deoxygenated blood has a darker red color, and when light reflects off the skin, it now appears a dark navy blue. This bluish tinge is seen on the lips and on the tips of the fingers and toes, and in the nail beds. 6 You're Having Chest Pain This is not being widely reported as a major symptom of COVID-19, however, pneumonia of any cause can cause chest pain. If pneumonia affects the lining of the lung tissue – the pleura – it can cause pleurisy. Pleuritic chest pain is a typical pain felt in the chest when you breathe in. It is sometimes also felt in the abdomen, the neck or the shoulder. Pneumonia can also cause fluid to build up in the chest – this is called a pleural effusion.Coughing and straining the intercostal muscles (between the ribs) can cause pain. Severe coughing can cause a fractured rib, or a pneumothorax – a lung collapse.Patients do report chest tightening with COVID-19—which may be due to bronchospasm, especially in people who are known asthmatics or have a tendency to wheeze when they get a respiratory infection. 7 There's the Additional Threat of Underlying Medical Conditions COVID-19 pneumonia presents an additional threat for people who already have underlying medical conditions:Cardiovascular disease – Severe COVID-19 infection increases the strain on your heart, as it beats harder and faster due to infection, in an effort to help with oxygenation, and thwarted by dehydration and increasing resistance from trying to pump blood into diseased lung tissue. This increases the likelihood of angina, and/or a heart attack.Diabetes – Diabetic control is always disrupted in any severe acute infection and becomes difficult to manage.Chronic respiratory disease – Underlying chronic obstructive airways disease, often from smoking, means airways are already damaged and clogged with mucus and debris. Hypertension – High blood pressure is correlated with cardiovascular disease, and further puts the heart under strain.Complications can arise from COVID-19 exacerbated by any of these conditions. For example, a heart attack, secondary bacterial pneumonia or a pulmonary embolus (blood clot). All of these can cause chest pain—although they can also be silent. If you are getting worsening chest pain, this would suggest your COVID-19 is becoming more severe and you need urgent medical attention. 8 Final Thoughts From the Doctor If you think you have COVID-19 infection, the advice is to stay at home. However, this is a serious viral infection which causes pneumonia. If you feel your condition is deteriorating, you must seek help.It can be hard to judge how well or badly your lungs are coping with a COVID-19 infection. Never worry about wasting anyone’s time! Lung function can deteriorate rapidly and it is always best to act earlier rather than later. If you can identify with any of the five symptoms listed here, it’ s time to be calling your doctor. And to get through this pandemic without catching coronavirus, don’t miss this essential list: Most COVID Patients Did This Before Getting Sick.Dr. Deborah Lee is a medical writer at Dr Fox Online Pharmacy.
Does the early bird really get the worm? Or is a post-work sweat sesh the way to go? While working out at any time of the day is good for your physical and mental health, one study published by the University of Copenhagen states that exercising in the morning will "result in an increased metabolic response in skeletal muscle." In simpler terms, morning exercise can give your metabolism a boost when trying to digest sugar and fat throughout the day.Here's why, and for even more healthy tips, be sure to check out our list of 15 Underrated Weight Loss Tips That Actually Work.Why working out in the morning boosts your metabolism.The science behind this theory is specific to the body's circadian clock. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a circadian clock is the driven cycle within your body that will "rise and fall" during a 24-hour day. It's how your body responds to the sun's light and dark cycle throughout the day. Your hormonal activity, body temperature, eating and sleeping schedules all are linked to this cycle. It's also closely correlated to your melatonin levels, which helps your body to relax and fall into a deep sleep, and wake up in the morning when you're feeling refreshed.So how are these correlated? In the study, researchers used mice to determine the effect of exercise at different times of the day. As it turns out, the mice that worked out in the morning (at the beginning of the active phase, when your brain is most sharp) resulted in a higher metabolic response throughout the day, compared to working out at the beginning of the "resting phase" of your day, which starts in the evening. That's because morning exercise can initiate gene programs in your muscle cells, creating an even more effective metabolizing structure for your body.Is it bad to exercise at night?Of course not! Again, it's important to move your body and to pick a time that works well for your schedule. The published study clearly states that exercise in the evening does still increase energy expenditure hours after the exercise session, meaning you will still burn calories and get your metabolism going.The research simply shows by getting your body moving during your active part of the day (when the sun is up and your body is geared to get things done), your metabolism and muscle cells respond to that kind of energy, causing a faster metabolic response."On this basis we cannot say for certain which is best, exercise in the morning or exercise in the evening," says Jonas Thue Treebak, associate professor from the Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Basic Metabolic Research, when interviewed for the study. "At this point, we can only conclude that the effects of the two appear to differ, and we certainly have to do more work to determine the potential mechanisms for the beneficial effects of exercise training performed at these two time-points."More Exercise Stories on Eat This, Not That!25 Easy Exercises That Make You Feel BetterThe Only Ab Exercise You'll Ever NeedWhat Can Happen To Your Body If You Don't Exercise15 Exercise Mistakes That Are Ruining Your WorkoutThis One Exercise Melts Fat Faster Than Any Other, Says Science
Warning: Spoilers ahead for “WandaVision” episode 8, “Previously On.” “WandaVision” was never intended to be the start of Marvel’s Phase Four. Even so, it’s doing a brilliant job setting things up – especially when in comes to “Loki.” “Loki” will be the third Disney+ Marvel series, following “Falcon and the Winter Soldier,” and is set to premiere on the streaming service on Friday, June 11. We’ve already gotten quite a few nods to the show in “WandaVision,” and this week’s episode might’ve given us another one. It’s a blink-and-you’ll-miss-it moment, one that may have even been unintentional. (But does Marvel ever do things unintentionally?). It comes around the 13-minutes mark, as Wanda and her family prepare to watch an episode of “The Dick Van Dyke” show for their “TV night.” A young Pietro asks what exactly “shenanigans” are, as this show seems to hinge on them. Also Read: How 'WandaVision' Has Ties With 'Loki' and 'Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania' “Shenanigan is like problem, but more silly than scary, but can sometimes be a little scary” a Young Wanda explains to her brother. “Yeah, like mischief” their Mother adds. Listen, “WandaVision.” You can’t just casually drop the word “mischief” in the MCU. “Mischief” has an entire God associated with it. One that’s getting his own series in a matter of months. So, was this a nod to Loki? Or are we simply conditioned to look for clues in every second of every scene now? It’s very possible that this was just a harmless piece of dialogue, and the writers needed a synonym for “shenanigan.” But “WandaVision” has already established some direct ties to “Loki.” Also Read: 'WandaVision': Is It Even Possible for Wanda and Vision to Get a Happily Ever After? In episode 7, “WandaVision” ran another fake commercial. This one was for an antidepressant called “Nexus,” and likely served as a not-so-subtle tease at Wanda being revealed as a Nexus Being. A Nexus Being is a person so powerful that they can basically rewrite reality. As Agatha revealed in this week’s episode, Wanda didn’t actually get her powers from the Mind Stone; she was born with them, and the Infinity Stone just gave them a cosmic boost. Wanda’s magic is actually chaos magic. It’s likely only a matter of time before Wanda is confirmed (officially) as a Nexus Being. In Marvel lore, one of the groups that monitors Nexus Beings is the Time Variance Authority, also referred to as TVA. It’s the organization that Owen Wilson’s character in “Loki” works for, and that apparently captures Loki after his escape with the Tesseract. (Read more about it here.) Notice the big “TVA” stamped on his jumpsuit in the “Loki” trailer: Owen Wilson and Tom Hiddleston in “Loki” (Marvel/Screengrab) Assuming Wanda is revealed as a Nexus Being in the MCU, it seems likely that she’ll encounter the TVA, and in turn, have her first encounter with Loki. (Up to this point, Wanda has only interacted with Loki’s spear, not the God of Mischief himself). Wanda’s parents’ mention of mischief could be the very first allusion to Wanda encountering it in human form. Or, we could be stretching because Marvel has us trained to do so. But there are very few coincidences in the MCU. Read original story ‘WandaVision': Was This Casual Line by Wanda’s Mother Actually a ‘Loki’ Reference? At TheWrap
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Sacha Baron Cohen rose to fame after starring in 2006’s “Borat,” but this wasn’t the first time he played the fictional Kazakh journalist. From the techniques he learned in clown college to how he met his wife, actress Isla Fisher, here’s what fans of the acclaimed comedian might not know about him.
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Austin Butler and Callum Turner will star in Apple TV+’s “Masters of the Air,” the follow-up to the HBO miniseries “Band of Brothers” and “The Pacific.” Tom Hanks and Stephen Spielberg will executive produce the drama. “Masters of the Air” is based on the book of the same name by Donald L. Miller and follows the true, deeply personal story of the American bomber boys in World War II who brought the war to Hitler’s doorstep. Butler will star as Major Gale Cleven and Turner will star as Major John Egan. Also Read: Jon Stewart Hires 'CBS Evening News' Vet Brinda Adhikari as Showrunner for Apple Series “Masters of the Air” is the third series in Hanks and Spielberg’s “WWII saga,” following “Band of Brothers” and “The Pacific,” both of which aired on HBO. “Masters” was initially in development at HBO back in 2013. The series is being written by “Band of Brothers” alum John Orloff, who is also a co-executive producer. Gary Goetzman will executive produce for Hanks’ Playtone. Butler is set to star opposite Hanks in Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming Elvis Presley biopic, with Butler portraying the famous musician and Hanks playing Colonel Tom Parker. Turner is best known for his role as Theseus Scamander in Warner Bros.’ “Fantastic Beasts” film series. Hanks starred in Apple TV+’s war movie “Greyhound” last year, while Spielberg previously executive produced a reboot of “Amazing Stories” for the streaming service. Read original story ‘Masters of the Air': Austin Butler and Callum Turner to Star in Apple’s WWII Drama At TheWrap
Prince Harry is already opening up about his family life and decision to step back from his senior royal family role permanently—and the world didn't even have to wait until his March 7 interview with Oprah. Harry appeared on James Corden's famed Carpool Karaoke segment last night (rebranded to "An Afternoon with Prince Harry and James Corden," as singing wasn't the focus) where the two discussed a lot about Harry's largely-private California life now.
The singer's album "Life Support" dropped today.
“The View” co-host Meghan McCain had some choice words about Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene on Friday’s show, calling her “a Twitter troll come to life” in response to the way she acted after a colleague put a trans pride flag outside of her office. “What’s so sad to see is that we’re sitting in a place where people like Marjorie Taylor Greene are just doing it for the clicks. They’re not doing it for any other reason,” McCain said. “She has no power in Congress anymore. And the only thing can really do is these sort of theatrical clips that will get her on the first hot topics of ‘The View’ Friday morning and there’s no real change made.” Greene was unsurprisingly opposed to the House’s recent decision to pass the Equality Act, a bill that now includes LGBTQ+ individuals among people who can’t be discriminated against, calling it “disgusting” and “immoral.” Co-host Joy Behar opened the show by showing a video of Congresswoman Marie Newman, who has a trans daughter, putting a trans pride flag outside of Greene’s office — and Greene’s response to that, which was to put up a large sign opposite the flag that read “There are TWO genders: MALE & FEMALE. Trust the science!” Also Read: Joy Behar Jokes Marjorie Taylor Greene Should Start Her Own 'Pizzagate and Jewish Lasers Committee' (Video) Behar jokingly asked Sunny Hostin if she thought Greene had a problem with the trans pride flag because the colors clashed with her Confederate flag. But Hostin took a more emotional approach to her response, choosing to talk about how demoralizing it is to see Greene acting this way, given she’s a mother herself. “What happened to that type of empathy between mothers that we really do have?” Hostin asked. “Marjorie Taylor Greene, she knows that her colleague has a transgender child, and even if you don’t agree with whatever you don’t agree with, why would you taunt a mother? I immediately thought, ‘What a terrible terrible display for a colleague for a mother.’ … And thank god she was stripped of her educational committee assignments, because that is the kind of thing she’d be doing and politicking on in Congress. It was pretty despicable.” Watch the clip below. HOUSE PASSES EQUALITY LEGISLATION: The co-hosts react to the House passing a bill that would prohibit discrimination against #LGBTQ Americans after Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene slammed it and made transphobic comments about a congresswoman’s daughter. https://t.co/4l9F6KqKEa pic.twitter.com/w0wLkhUddC — The View (@TheView) February 26, 2021 Read original story ‘The View': Meghan McCain Calls Marjorie Taylor Greene ‘a Twitter Troll Come to Life’ (Video) At TheWrap