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NOTE If you aren t a vegetarian or considering being one this book likely won t work for you I loved this book and I usually merely ingest books about food if you ll pardon the expression Sorry Seriously though Brazier not only give a shitload of great ecipes for smoothies and other dishes but he also gives some educational accounts of food transportation and distribution that is indispensable If you e in North America there s also a good directory of places to eat that provide options in line with the authour s plan The face of Brendan Brazier blazes across the opening page of the book along with a full body shot of him again at the beginning of the introduction He certainly has an intimidating litany of accomplishments from a former profession as an Ironman triathlete and two time Canadian 50 km Ultra Marathon champion to designing the Vega product line to supplement the plant based diet taught in his previous books Thrive The Vegan Nutrition Guide to Optimal Performance in Sports and Life and Thrive Fitness The Vegan Based Training Program for Maximum Strength Health and Fitness The list goes on and this is only on the first page of the bookThe Introduction explains what drove Brazier to write this book namely an avid curiosity about the source of a food s nutritional uality as well as the environmental cost of these sources He then describes what each of the first five chapters focus on followed by 200 ecipes created with the help of top chefs all made with nutriet dense plant based whole foods that are both health boosting and easy on the environment The contributing chefs are Julie Morris Amanda Cohen Matthew Kenney Chad Sarno and Tal Ronnen and many ecipes are also pulled from Brazier s favorite estaurants across Canada and the United StatesIn the first chapter Brazier discusses the hurdles he overcame in becoming an Ironman triathlete in egards to proper nutrition and how this drove him to study nutrition in depth and formulate his own conclusions about how to achieve a proper diet Chapter Two takes proper nutrition one step further by exploring the environmental impact of all aspects of the food industry with both high nutrient dense. What impact do food choices have on your health Have you ever been curious as to where your food came from who grew it and the path it took to get to your table Have you ever wondered how much of each natural esource was used to produce your food in other words the soil to table environmental cost In Whole Foods to Thrive Brendan Brazier clearly explains how nutrient dens.
Egetarianvegan lactose intolerance etcAuthor Brendan Brazier is himself a vegan who mostly elies on a aw food diet to supply his nutritional needs He is ecognized as one of the world s foremost authorities on plant based nutrition I first heard about aw food cooking for a ace participant last summer While eading this book I was fascinated to learn that in almost every incidence aw vegetables are much easier to digest than cooked food exception starchy potatoes and sweet potatoes In the first chapter Mr Brazier clearly explains why eating nutrient dense foods such as vegetables are important to our overall health It s not the number of calories we eat but whether we are eating foods that are packed with the micro nutrients that our bodies craveFor the past few weeks I have been discussing this book with my teenage son who is an amateur body builder Food and protein is very important to him I am a unner and fencer and have different energy demands We are looking forward to trying a number of ecipes that are directly aimed at the sports minded eaderLemon Lime Sports Drink contains coconut water which is perfect for electrolyte eplacementSunflower Seed Hemp Milk This was easy to make and tasted greatGinger Pear Smoothie daughter and I enjoyed sharing this More ginger next timeGreen Energy Bars Looking forward to trying both these bars and hope they will eplace the store bought bars that are usually less than appealingWalnut Cranberry Energy Bars As for the upcoming unning aces I am planning on having ground flax seeds and hemp seeds on hand for inclusion in the post ace smoothies This book is jam packed full of nutritional information that is elevant even to non vegetarians To learn about this approach to eating check out Brendan earlier books The Thrive Diet and Thrive Fitness You can also sign up for Brendan s free Thrive in 30Till June 10 2011 I have a contest on my blog to win an assortment of drinks from Vega Canadian esidents only It s in depth More so than I bargained for but that s a good thing Probably one third information and two thirds ecipes the book is a very handy eference for vegans and people seeking out healthy foods. Proach to nutrition and food introduced in his acclaimed bestseller The Thrive Diet and includes 200 delicious easy to make plant based recipes that are all allergen free and contain no wheat yeast gluten soy dairy or corn It features ecipes such asGorilla Food Green Tacos uinoa Falafels Indian Spiced Lentil Hemp Burgers Maple Crispy Rice Treats Visit wwwbrendanbraziercom.
Foods and low nutrient dense foods Chapter Three investigates the various solutions offered for both the environmental toll of the food industry and the initiatives to achieve higher nutrient density in food as well as compares the atios of nutrients to environmental toll in various foods Chapter Four lists the eight components of healthy food with its purpose best sources and specific benefits Chapter Five uses the information from the previous chapter to list and discuss the most nutrient dense foods available In addition each of the chapters have a uick summary of that chapter in Thrive at a Glance for uick eferenceThe end of the book has a detailed Guide to Nutrients which covers phytonutrients antioxidants vitamins and minerals followed by a list of Brazier s favorite estaurants and cafes complete with addresses and short blurbs The book concludes with a list of calculations that compare the emissions of a variety of foods to nutrient density that are discussed in chapter three as well as a glossary and list of esourcesI was incredibly impressed with the knowledge that Brazier provides between the pages of this book and how well he illustrates the knowledge so that anyone can understand it While I do not completely agree with everything that Brazier is preaching with hisThrive diet most of it does make sense and with the ight amount of dedication I think that it could work for most people and you don t have to be a triathlete to do it Good information on the health and environmental impact of what you e eating This book would be suitable for vegans and also anyone battling allergies Lots of ecipes though some euire a food dehydrator which most people won t have For the past several summers I have volunteered at a series of unning aces The ENDURrun which is attended by a variety of elite unners During the course of the week they un seven aces over some very challenging terrain covering a total distance of 160 kmsThe greatest challenge of the week is feeding these unners in such a manner that they can ecover uickly and un again the next day Add to this task that at least several of the unners have dietary estrictions such as E plant based foods are the best choice not only for your health but also for the health and sustainability of the planet Versatile and packed with flavour whole foods have an abundance of health benefits for those who want sustainable energy high uality sleep physical strength and mental sharpness Whole Foods to Thrive builds upon Brendan's stress busting energy boosting ap.
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Best selling author The Thrive Diet Penguin 2007 and professional Ironman triathlete Brendan Brazier is the founder and creator of a raw organic whole food health optimizer nutritional porduct called Vega As one of the only professional athletes in the world with a solely plant based diet Brendan advocates the benefits of plant based foods for both environmental and physical wellbeing He