Category Archives: Athletic performance

Athletic performance & a whole foods, plant-based diet

And yes, you can get all the protein that you need from plants. Just last week, the New York Times ran an article entitled, “Can athletes perform well on a vegan diet?” The short answer is YES. (See link to … Continue reading

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Athletic performance and plant-based nutrition…

a winning combination—as illustrated by a pole-vaulting medical student from Canada and a bike-racing grandmother from Arizona Together, these two new friends have inspired my new “Athletic Performance” category” that is long overdue on this website. Along with never-ending questions … Continue reading

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Animal Protein—Professional athletes don’t need it either.

The “Protein Myth” that won’t go away Lately, I have been hearing questions from readers and in lectures about the special “protein” needs of highly-trained athletes. Here is one of those questions—followed by a response by my son, Jason and … Continue reading

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Timothy “Desert Storm” Bradley, vegan prize fighter

That’s right, vegan prize fighter and it’s not an oxymoron. On June 9, the undefeated (28-0) Desert Storm will fight the defending welterweight champion, Manny Pacquiao, in Las Vegas. And for at least three months leading up to the fight, Timothy … Continue reading

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Questions about protein, omega-3’s and B12 — Let me hear yours.

Q’s and C’s — Got two questions and two comments yesterday First the questions. The first one was from a friend who was one of my very first blog subscribers. He was also the one who inspired my Unsupportive Spouse … Continue reading

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