Former professional Ironman triathlete / bestselling author of Thrive / Vega formulator / creator & host of Thrive Forward series
A former professional Ironman triathlete, Brendan is a two-time Canadian 50k ultra marathon champion, the creator of the award-winning VEGA line of whole food nutritional products, and the bestselling author of The Thrive Diet and The Thrive Cookbook. One of the foremost authorities on plant-based nutrition, Brendan will be presenting at the canfitpro Consumer Fitness + Wellness Show at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 2:30 p.m.
We've all heard the expression "You are what you eat." Increasingly, that's the case with the North American diet. Over consumption of highly processed foods and eating for stimulation instead of nourishment is taking its toll on our collective health. I realized that a plant-based diet is the most efficient way to eat.