Veggie Athletes Prove Everything We’ve Been Taught About Protein Was a Lie

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this news from our partners at Sustainable Brands, and be sure to  look at the trailer of David Cameron’s forthcoming movie “GAME CHANGERS” showing so many top athletes saying they perform best on their plant-based diets and maintain better health!

We emphasized this importance for both the planet and human health was in  this worldwide shift  for plant-based foods and beverages, in our Green Transition Scoreboard® report “CAPTURING CO2 WHILE IMPROVING HUMAN NUTRITION & HEALTH” (2018)

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Game Changers: Veggie Athletes Prove Everything We’ve Been Taught About Protein Was a Lie

New documentary follows world-class, high-performance athletes who’ve gone veggie and are beating their meat-eating counterparts at their own game — while also improving the health of the planet.

More and more studies continue to emerge that extol the superiority of plant-based diets, not only for ourselves but for the sustainability of the planet — along with corresponding recent campaigns from Hubbub, WRI and WWF, to name a few. Now, a new documentary is looking to drive that point home by telling the story from a new point of view: that of world-class, high-performance athletes who can demonstrate those benefits themselves.

From acclaimed National Geographic photographer, Academy Award-winning director (The Cove) and vocal vegan Louie Psihoyos comes The Game Changers — a feature-length documentary that investigates the rising prevalence of plant-based eating that’s powering world-renowned athletes across the globe.

Executive produced by James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan, the film follows Ultimate Fighting champion and combatives trainer James Wilks as he connects with experts and dozens of other athletes — including Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton (who just launched his own plant-based burger chain), heavyweight boxing champ Bryant Jennings, top-ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic, two-time Australian 400-meter sprinting champion Morgan Mitchell, and nine-time NBA All-Star Chris Paul — whose success and continued performance are debunking the decades-old myth that athletes need animal protein to perform at peak levels. None of them started out veggie, but they all report enhanced performance since they’ve made the switch.

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