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The Thrive Diet [Brendan Brazier] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. reduce body fat * diminish visible signs of aging * boost energy and. A review of Brendan Brazier’s Vega Smoothie Infusion and a quick intro to his book Thrive: The Vegan Nutrition Guide for Optimal Performance in Sports and. A review of Thrive: The Vegan Nutrition Guide to Optimal Performance in Sports and Life, by Brendan Brazier, on a blog by a vegetarian marathoner.

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Particularly if you have abysmally low cholesterol and theive pressure unusual in the btendan world, granted! The kind of book that makes you feel like your diet is incredibly shitty, even if it isn’t.

Lists with This Book. Sep 04, Nicole rated it liked it. It’s an easy-to-follow diet that will help you understand why some foods create nutritional stress and how other foods can help eliminate it, giving you a lean body, sharp mind and everlasting energy. I’ve definitely learned some new ideas.

I saw this book recommended on a number of sites, so I decided to pick it up at the library, and I was very pleasantly surprised. Paperbackpages. I think this is my brenfan fave of all my vegan books that are really designed for athlete’s.

What adds to stress.

Thrive: The Vegan Nutrition Guide to Optimal Performance in Sports and Life

I would have liked an alternative batch of ingredients that might have worked out similarly or “second-best” ingredients for those of us who can’t afford his lifestyle or who live in the heart of Colombia. He recommends a vegan diet including sprouted grains and legumes, as well as heavy supplementation with hemp and other proteins. The Thrive Diet program is based around a hefty amount of vegetable consumption.

One of the things that draws me toward this way of eating is the idea that you can fuel your body without the use of harmful substances, such as animal products, sugars, and caffeine. May 25, Kevin rated it it was ok. Who has tried which recipe? I am really kind of surprised at how many great ratings this book has received.


The Thrive Diet by Brendan Brazier

This was a great book about vegan nutrition for brwndan. Asides from that, this book is pretty wonderful. As well, insoluble fibrous plant matter discussed in Chapter 5 speeds waste through our system, reducing the risk of toxins settling in the colon and then spreading throughout the body.

Loved how the different parts were explained and the fact there is recognition that no one is perfect. This sounded like an oxymoron to me, so I was intrigued. Jan 19, Andrea rated it really liked it. One complaint I do have is that about two-thirds of the ingredients he lists are unavailable where I live or within a thousand kilometres of where I live.

As Brendan Brazier so convincingly shows, a plant-based diet is better for the planet and better for human health. I was blown away with the sheer scientific research on why a vegan diet is truly the best for stress reduction, training, and recovery. I read the book and went -mostly raw- vegan overnight.

This book is very very good for athletes that want to get as much from their daily nutrition as possible.

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Aug 15, chelka rated it liked it Recommends it for: Keep it unprocessed, veer toward raw. One of my favorite examples was “So complete is this wonder-food that, when consuming nothing other than chlorella, human life can be sustained for an extended period. There are a lot of times where he sounds like he is simply repackaging Dr.

Apr 30, Elizabeth rated it it was amazing. If that’s a bit cost prohibitive, you’ll need to invest some time in a wee bit of gardening – easy herbs and leafy greens should do it, or grab Vegan For Life for a cheaper, accessible, more familiar, similar alternative program with cheaper grains involved I just wasn’t sold on the science of it, although my gut tells me the gist of everything he was saying is correct.

Sep 26, Amita Sethi rated it it was amazing.

This book was a great introduction. A quick read, good recipes, good ideas for easy whole foods consumption.


Except that On the one hand, yes! I found it fascinating to read about the stress put on your body when it is trying to digest processed, refined foods – therefore leaving less energy for you to live and perform athletically, in his caseto sleep well, to regenerate the body’s cells thereby making you age quickeretc.

Plus, he came off as very “science-ish” to me–in other words, I’m not sure I was convinced of the statistics and data and other scientific statements he was pulling out of his hat. Whether you’re a time-crunched beginner or an experienced athlete, Thrive Fitness will help you sculpt strong, lean muscles; enhance the quality of your sleep; reduce body fat; minimize your risk of disease; increase energy; sharpen mental clarity; cut sugar cravings; and prevent sports injuries.

But, even though I hesitate with that one, I have to admit that eating the foods that fall into the alkaline forming category, will do nothing but make me healthier.

I think I just had too high of expectation. Dec 29, Al rated it liked it. However, I can only give it four stars because I don’t like his justification of caffeine.

The Thrive Diet

I didn’t think very highly of Wheat Belly, but this just opens up more questions for me. It does however require thirve mindset shift away from eating for pleasure towards food being fuel for optimal performance.

I have one gripe. With recipes from celebrated chefs Tal Ronnen, Chad Sarno, and others and award-winning restaurants such as Millennium and Candle 79the healthy and delicious dishes include: Feb 12, Xavier Shay added it Shelves: If you are less active, you can simply trim a few fat calories off Thrive-style recipes for a great wholefood style as brendah. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Questionable “scientific” conclusions and downright false information on body functions.