I am a vegetarian have been for over 13 years. I was vegan for about 3 years and followed a non-processed, no sugar, whole foods diet for 1. At that time I was the healthest I have ever been but went travelling through europe and well went back to just being vegetarian. Needless to say my weight crept back and now since a car accident I was involved in 1.5 years ago, my weight is at it's highest ever and my health is very poor.
So a friend of mine said try out this book "Thrive" by Brendan Brazier. He's a very healthy person, always trying to find the perfect thing to be in optimal shape and health. Well this book has been it for him. He stopped eating meat! Is feeling amazing and was raving about this program!
Now I call it a program but in reality it's more of a lifestyle change. I now see that it is as if this book was meant for me and now I clearly see my path. I am writing this thread in case others want to join the team and be the healthest person they can be.
Here's a quote from the book:
'The Thrive Diet" is a long-term healthy eating plan that will help you achieve optimal health through stress-busting plant-based whole foods.Itís an easy- to-follow diet plan that will help you understand why some foods directly create nutritional stress and how other foods can help reduce it and give you a lean body,sharp mind,and lasting energy. The Thrive Dietfeatures the best whole foods and explains their benefits,a 12-week whole foods menu plan,and over 75 easy-to-make recipes.The Thrive whole foods diet plan will help you reduce body fat;reduce visible signs of aging and lower biological age;increase energy and mental clarity; improve sleep quality and quicker recovery from exercise;improve productivity and enhance mood; eliminate junk food cravings and hunger;and build a stronger immune system.
Brendan Brazier is a vegan and top professional Ironman triathlete. You can find more info about Brendan and the Thrive diet at:
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