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

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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. 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 an elite endurance competitor.

Brazier clearly describes the benefits of nutrient-rich foods in their natural state versus processed foods, and how to choose nutritionally efficient, stress-busting whole foods for maximum energy and health. Featuring a 12-week meal plan, over 100 allergen-free recipes with raw food options—including recipes for energy gels, sport drinks, and recovery foods—and a complementary exercise plan, The Thrive Diet is “an authoritative guide to outstanding performance” (Neal D. Barnard, M.D., Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine).

 

About Brendan Brazier

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Brendan Brazier, a professional Ironman triathlete and creator of Vega nutritional products, was named one of the 25 Most Fascinating Vegetarians byVegNews Magazinein 2007. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.
 
Published December 23, 2008 by Da Capo Press. 323 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Sports & Outdoors, Cooking. Non-fiction

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Portland Book Review

Thrive Foods: 200 Plant-Based Recipes for Peak Health is former Ironman triathlete and author Brendan Brazier’s third book in his Thrive series.

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