- Educated on topics outside of just food i.e. environment, sleep, mental clarity, physical strength etc.
- Delicious recipes
- Uses power foods (chia, maca etc)
- Avoids common allergens such as wheat, corn, soy etc.
- Diverse selection of tastes
- Calls for more oil than we prefer (just omit from recipes)
- Everyday meals
- Meals for gatherings
- Meals and snacks great to fuel your body when training for events or when taking your workouts up a notch
In his second book, Thrive Foods, Brendan Brazier (creator of Vega) really hit the nail on the head! Not only does this provide great recipes for athletes and non-athletes alike it covers a host of topics such as how diet affects sleep, the environment (and provides solutions), and key components of good nutrition plus much, much more. In the book, nutrient dense whole foods are discussed and broken down into easy to understand components with icons making it simple to visually see what foods are rich in which nutrients. We recommend this book along with all of Vega’s products. Vega protein powders (all-in-one and recover) along with the pre and during workout supplements got us through training for our marathon and pulled us throughout the race to the finish line!
The only draw back we see is some of the meals are a little on the rich side (calorie dense – esp. if you are trying to lose weight and/or not training hard) and they use more oil than we prefer. However, not all recipes are rich and calorie dense and it does have something fore everyone with high nutrient content at the forefront of each recipe.