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The Thrive Diet

Best-selling author The Thrive Diet, Penguin and professional Ironman triathlete, Brendan Brazier is the founder and creator of a raw, organic, whole food health optimizer nutritional porduct called Vega. I will likely be going mostly vegan now exceptions may include humanely-made eggs or wild coldwater fish.

Read this for work purposes again He thought that I would appreciate the well thought out and easy to understand vegan program.

Specifically, it outlines how a nutrient-dense, whole foods nutrition plan, i. Jul 26, Amy rated throve it was amazing. I am not an athlete and never will be, but I greatly enjoy exercise, and want to take care of my body and my mind. It’s easy to understand and simple to implement. He doesn’t site any of his brazierr and even in the resource list at the end – he has sources from the 70s and 80s Videos About This Book.

Also, this book is full of recipes, so be aware of that if you’re expecting more of a typical non-fiction narrative. This book is very very good for athletes that want to get as much from their daily nutrition as possible.


On the other hand, it’s a very simplistic take on nutrition, and documented chiefly anecdotally. If I was a salesperson, Thdive think I’d find this book quite easy to sell. The resources are not wholly evidence based. So I would have appreciated more about his training and how he felt eating certain things – a personal story, which is all he seems qualified to write.

I’m pretty sure simple math and science have already proved him wrong on that one.

offical page of Brendan Brazier, Vega cofounder

We can all operate a bit more efficiently. It was well-written and included interesting recipes. One in was Michael Pollen, which, while a great book, is not exactly a primary source. Brazier’s case for veganism is thrife strong: Unfortunately, although he includes a list of references, he doesn’t provide direct citations for his assertions.

I brenean the week meal plan and many great recipes are included. I don’t quite agree with the addition of caffeine or his own Vega protein powderbut like the recipes that make up half the book. He just kept hawking his protein powder, for sale in health stores! Skimmed it, but plan to return to the exercise chapter to reread it more thoroughly. And, if I were to be that sales person, I could easily stand by how the Thrive Diet helps to “get us healthy at the brendaj with all that it aims to do as detailed on p.

They are not Gatorade or “power” bars packed with synthetic ingredients that the body cannot rbazier use Trivia About The Thrive Diet. He contends that they cause the body to be acidic, a state that lends to illness.


Easy-to-make and performance-enhancing, these chef-created recipes merge purpose driven functionality every ingredient has a nutritional purpose with mouth-watering appeal. I was blown away with the sheer scientific research on why bendan vegan diet is truly the best for stress reduction, training, and recov I was back and forth between 4 and 5 stars, and rounded up in the end.

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

This book is a discussion of nutrition and fitness, and it’s one of the best books I’ve read on this subject. The explanations were superb and I really could not stop reading.

He helped create the Wolverine diet, which Jackman stuck to whenever he wanted to get ripped. The book presents a whole theory of health, but offers no scientific evidence for any of the nutritional ideas.

Brendan has a plethora of recipes for coconut oil. Want to Read saving…. I’d like to know where he’s getting the information from. As one of the few professional athletes on a plant-based diet, Brendan Brazier researched and developed this easy-to-follow program to enhance his performance as tthrive elite endurance competitor.

The thrive diet is a long-term eating plan to help all athletes professional or not develop a lean body, sharp mind, and everlasting energy.