The Game Changers tells the story of James Wilks — elite special forces trainer and winner of The Ultimate Fighter — as he travels the world on a quest for the truth behind the world's most dangerous myth: that meat is necessary for protein, strength and optimal health.
A festive plant-based dinner that will impress everyone around the holiday table—vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores alike.
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"There should be no separation between what we eat and what is best for our health, as well as the health of the environment and animals."~Matthew Kenney
Traveling as a vegetarian has its own unique challenges.Looking for a vegetarian-friendly place to visit? Maybe this list will help.
"As a true millennial, I turned to the internet for reinforcements: Tasty recipes that skipped meat and dairy. We tried quinoa and carrot kugel, quinoa and black bean veggie burgers and an Indian eggplant and tomato dish called Baingan Bharta."~Natasha Tandler
Otherwise I don't think there's any value in lecturing someone about what they're eating even though I watch people who are literally eating themselves into an early grave and I just want to say, 'You should not be doing that. Don't put that into your mouth!"~Woody Harrelson
Vegetarian diet almost twice as effective in reducing body weight compared to the conventional hypocaloric diet
So why are the athletes who choose plant-based diets doing so? Aside from ethical, environmental, or long-term health reasons, recovery seems to be the big one, and the nutrient density and anti-inflammatory nature of a plant-based diet are the most likely explanations.
The main reasons people become vegans are down to animal welfare, helping the environment and improving health
"It was surprising how easy it is to be vegan. I was vegetarian my whole life prior so the transition was relatively easy for me."~Tia Blanco
Fortunately, the food world has recently been reinvigorated by a new wave of culinary voices that have been encouraging plant-based eating through a tone that is uncharacteristically tough yet inclusive, self aware and occasionally comical.