"Cow's milk in the past has always been oversold as the perfect food,
are now seeing that it isn't the perfect food at all and the government
shouldn't be behind any efforts to promote it as such."
"Fortunately, today we have the information as well as the
testimonies of many athletes to substantiate the benefits of plant-based
diets. Dave Scott, considered to be the world's greatest triathlete,
holds a degree in exercise physiology.
In his own words: it's a 'ridiculous fallacy' to think that athletes
need animal protein. He is joined in his views by such Olympians as
Edwin Moses, the gold medalist who went eight years without losing the
400- meter hurdle competition, and Murray Rose, who, at age 17, won
three gold medals in the Olympic swim competition. This year, I was glad
to see Olympic champion Carl Lewis crown his career with his best long
jump in two years to win a record-tying ninth gold medal.
Lewis, of course, is a longtime vegetarian (vegan) whose dietary
changes developed out of his moral and religious convictions. Several
years ago Leroy Burrell and Carl Lewis traded titles back and forth when
they were being hailed as the fastest sprinters in the world - and both
Whether you are a world class athlete, a weekend athlete, or simply a
recreational exerciser, we now know that you can meet your performance
objectives, and improve your health by eating a plant-based diet that
meets your energy needs.
Even at my present age of 93, I found that switching to a plant-based
diet improved my health dramatically."
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