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Oxygenating Blood with Nitrate-Rich Vegetables to Improve Athletic Performance

Oxygenating Blood

Vegetables such as beets and arugula can improve athletic performance by improving oxygen delivery and utilization. But, what about for those who really need it—such as those with emphysema, high blood pressure, and peripheral artery disease? More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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Meat Is for Pussies: A How-To Guide for Dudes Who Want to Get Fit, Kick Ass, and Take Names

Meat Is for Pussies

John Joseph wants men to know, in no uncertain terms, that they don’t need to eat steak, burgers, wings, ribs, or any other animal product, for that matter, to be strong—in fact, he would argue, eating animals is for the weak. Because when your protein sources come from animals, you’re missing out on all of the nutritional benefits of a…

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Recipe: Vegan BLT Sandwich

Vegan BLT Sandwich

This vegan version of a BLT sandwich is just as delicious and satisfying as the original without the cholesterol. Ingredients Organic whole grain bread Lightlife Smart Bacon (or other brand) Vegenaise (or other brand) Lettuce (best to use dark leafy salad greens for more nutrients) Tomato Directions – Prepare bacon strips according to package directions – Toast bread, then spread…

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Recipe: Berry Banana Smoothie

Berry Banana Smoothie

Ingredients 1 Banana, broken into pieces 1 cup Frozen Mixed berries (Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries) 1 Scoop Vega One® All-in-One Shake French Vanilla protein powder (or other plant protein powder of your choice) Water Directions In Juiceman container, place banana pieces, frozen berries, scoop of protein powder, top off with cold water. Screw on lid and blend.

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Recipe: Hummus

hummus

Our version of this Middle-Eastern dip contains chickpeas, garlic, and raw sesame seeds. It’s traditionally served with flatbread, but crackers and tortilla chips are great, too. Ingredients 30 ounces (900 g) canned chickpeas, liquid reserved 1/4 cup (35 g) sesame seeds 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1/4 cup (60 ml) lemon juice 1 garlic clove, peeled 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/8…

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Recipe: Avocado ‘Toast’ with Tomatoes and Balsamic Glaze

avocado toast

Ingredients, Serves 4 4 Dr. Praeger’s California Veggie Burgers ½ cup cherry tomatoes (cut in half) 2 avocados 1/3 cup balsamic glaze ¼ cup basil (shredded) Salt and pepper to taste Directions – Preheat oven / toaster oven to bake at 450°F. Place burgers on a baking pan. Bake approximately 7 minutes until browned. Carefully flip and bake an additional…

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