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Drastic change in diet

Published by Gary61 in the blog Gary61's blog. Views: 1009

Hi all, I've just got back from a nice long walk with my Golden Retriever called Jessie and thought I'd tell you about the changes I've made to my diet with dramatic results.
Last week, a friend of mine suggested that I watch a new film/documentary called ' THE GAME CHANGERS ' on Netflix. So I sat there with a nice glass of red wine having not much idea what it was all about. The longer I watched it, the more my jaw started dropping at the claims it was making. Basically it's about removing meat from your diet and the results that they were claiming were quite phenomenal. Apparently we are plant eaters and were never designed to eat meat and that the only protein you get from meat is derived from plant based carbs that they eat. As Patrik Baboumian the worlds strongest man who is a vegan said, ' have you ever seen an Ox eat meat '. The film also showed a number of top named athletes who have turned vegan and are performing better than they ever did before. The documentary evidence they provided was hard to believe especially for those who tried it for literally 1 day.
Now don't get me wrong, I am a huge fan of meat and the thought of going without it saddened me, but I thought, ' lets give it a go' just to satisfy my own curiosity. So my wife and I thought we'll give it a try for 4-5 days a week and see what happened.
I am now only on day 4 and am just amazed at the results so far. Practically overnight, I have been able to train harder and longer than I ever could on the previous week. I am finding it hard to go to sleep because I feel so alert and all in all it's been a very pleasant outcome.
I don't think that I could give meat up entirely and although I've cut back on dairy stuff considerably, could not give up my morning cappuccino, but it's a very positive start. I've also found my carbs are a little better to control, which I can only assume is because of the fat and protein content in the meat.
Anyway It's onward and upward with hopefully more pleasing results. Why not give it a try, you might be pleasantly surprised. :)
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