If you watch What The Health, you can get some of the most powerful information from the Plant-Based Nutrition course I completed for only the price of a Netflix subscription. And you will spend a literal fraction of the time it took me to learn some of this information. The film is also engaging from start to finish; it's not a cardboard sandwich.
For me, 2016 was a testing ground for new ideas and personal habit changes. I went plant-based with my diet, ran a marathon in Vegas, read some books and started drinking mushrooms.
This is the distillation of the highest-impact changes and cultivated routines that I'm carrying forward into 2017.
Why do we like to eat meat? I used to think it was just because it tasted so good. But I was a little confused and unclear about the actual reasons why. Here I dive into the principle factors that attracted me to meat, and discover that it's actually some basic ingredients within it that drew me to it. And these ingredients are transferrable to any meal, making meat functionally irrelevant to my diet.
In 2016, I made some big changes. One of the most substantial decisions was when I committed to a plant-based diet while training for a marathon this year. The change wasn't exactly easy, but with some time, practicing it has become very natural. The results I've experienced have been entirely worth the effort. In this post I share the background and the reasons why I chose to do it.
When you buy anything, it's an exchange. Usually you hand over hard earned cash in trade for some product or service that supplies you with features and benefits that you're after. In other words, you expect to come out ahead. In this post, I take a long overdue look at the value proposition of purchasing alcohol.