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Improve Circulation and Enhance Athletic Performance with Nitrate-Rich Vegetables!

Improve Circulation and Enhance Athletic Performance with Nitrate-Rich Vegetables!

In two of my previous blogs, Antioxidant-Rich Foods Dilate Arteries and Eggs Contain Few Antioxidants, I discussed how antioxidant-rich plant foods dilate arteries by supplying the endothelial cells with nitric oxide and how animal products are nearly void of any antioxidants. Athletes who know this, use this to their advantage. When consumed two to three hours before their...

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NFL Player David Carter Proves Carnivorous Skeptics Wrong

NFL Player David Carter Proves Carnivorous Skeptics Wrong

Psychological studies show that men from Western cultures associate consuming meat with masculinity, virility, high testosterone levels/libido, power and physical strength. The belief that meat is a superior masculine food permeates most gyms, athletic events and bodybuilding websites. Yet despite the growing evidence supporting plant-based nutrition and how it enhances athletic performance, shortens recovery time, boosts...

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Rich Roll Discusses Protein for Athletes

Rich Roll Discusses Protein for Athletes

Not a day goes by that Rich Roll isn't asked the same question, "But where do you get your protein?" Instead of getting his protein from steak, dairy, eggs and whey supplements like many athletes do, this 47-year old, accomplished vegan ultra-endurance athlete prefers to get his protein from whole plant food sources like beans,...

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Gladiators Were Vegan

Gladiators Were Vegan

This short video excerpt is from Dr. John McDougall's presentation "The Starch Solution." Dr. McDougall describes the results of an archaeological excavation in Turkey, where they discovered a grave site containing the bodies of 60 Gladiators. Examination of the mineral content of the bones, they concluded that the Gladiators ate a vegetarian diet, which included...

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Don't men have to eat meat to maintain strength and masculinity?

For most men, consuming meat (protein) is associated with "muscle, vitality, strength, power, energy, vigor, aggressiveness, and liveliness." This image comes from clever marketing tactics, promoting the sale of meat as superior protein that sustains masculinity. The truth is, a Starch-Smart® diet provides sufficient nutrients for men of all ages to thrive and build muscle....

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