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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And then the recipes. This book will aid you in your endeavors. Sep 21, Jayme rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Still, as another reviewer wrote, some of brehdan recipes are borderline “crazypants” at least compared to a typical North American diet.

Almost none of them even sounded remotely worth trying. I totally agree with Mr Brazier about the only realistic ways to eat being ones where you eat healthy food but don’t go crazy counting calories of macronutrients.

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

Recipes are all vegan and allergen-free or with gluten-free options to eliminate wheat, yeast, gluten, soy, refined sugar, and dairy from your diet. My desire for sugar and salt is waning.

Feb 24, Brendah rated it really liked it Shelves: Jan 28, Britt rated it it was amazing. 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.

The Thrive Diet

No trivia or quizzes yet. Brazier is quickly becoming a well-known personality in the “veg” circuits thrivs regular write-ups in newspapers and magazines. By setting out a clean road-map and an accessible scientific rationale, the answer surely is yes. Overall, I’m glad I read it and will take some of the high points of the Thrive Diet philosophy and incorporate them into my own daily nutritional goals.


This book describes how a vegan diet can indeed fuel someone to do something as intense as the Ironman and other intense physical feats. Dec 29, Al rated it liked it. His case is backed up by some very convincing research.

Search vimeo for “Brendan Brazier” and watch his 45min series – it’s pretty much the same as this book excellent. I think the information is good. Brazier’s brendqn is so intense, healthy, crazy, delicious, that your diet just doesn’t stand a chance. Skimmed it, but plan to return to the exercise chapter to reread it more thoroughly.

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

If I was a salesperson, I think I’d find this book quite easy to sell. Return to Book Page. He contends that they cause the body to be acidic, a state that lends to illness. One of the things that draws me toward this way of eating is the idea that you can fuel your body without the brazoer of harmful substances, such as animal products, sugars, and caffeine.

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And that’s not all. I am also already making other changes to my diet, making sure I get enough of certain nutrients–not just the obvious B vitamins that vegetarian I cannot say enough great things about this book. When I first heard about this book about a year agoI figured it would be about a bunch of powders brzzier supplements, so I held off.

Unfortunately, although he includes a list of references, he doesn’t provide direct citations for his assertions. They are not Gatorade or “power” bars packed with synthetic ingredients that the body cannot even use Plus, he came off as very “science-ish” to me–in other words, I’m n This book describes how a vegan diet can indeed fuel someone to do something as intense as the Ironman and other intense physical feats. The book is good for a vegan who is looking for a diet they can use during high intensity competition.


That in itself can provide pleasure I guess. The book does not provide citation of any scientific studies or professional articles.

Videos About This Book. The book presents a whole theory of health, but offers no scientific evidence for any of the nutritional ideas.

He has a homemade ginger ale drink that I am excited to try the next time we get pregnant to see if it helps with morning sickness.

He just kept hawking his protein powder, for sale in health stores! And really, you basically need a food processor for everything, so hope u like cleanup, because I sure do.

By going to the original source – not the highly processed foods – we can revitalize our bodies to be at their best, whether you are going to run marathons or simply do 30 minutes on the elliptical. Otherwises, it’s interesting and if you take in aspects of the diet step by step you will notice an increase in energy, decrease in lethargy, and an overall better lifestyle.

I like the fact that he didn’t really push his own product line he actually includes a recipe for power bars instead of telling you to buy his. Okay, okay, I was going to be nice for a moment.