12 Surprising Causes of Plant Protein


12 Times A Vegan Diet Wasn’t Good For You…

Video taken from the channel: Mic the Vegan


Dr. Neal Barnard: Can vegans get enough protein?

Video taken from the channel: Physicians Committee


Ask a Nutritionist: Plant based protein

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It’s Official, There’s a Plant Source of B12

Video taken from the channel: Mic the Vegan


12 Week Vegan Body Transformation (Game Changers Diet) || Max’s Monthly Challenge

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The Best Sources of Plant Based Protein

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10 BEST Plant-Based Protein Sources (+ a FREE printable!)

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12 Surprising Sources of Plant Protein 1. CHIA SEEDS. In addition to promoting hydration, chia seeds aren’t too shabby in the protein department. A 2. GREEN PEAS. We’re not talking snow or snap peas, here.

The good ol’ frozen or canned variety (fresh if you can find 3. HEMP SEEDS. Three. Fifteen best plant-based proteins 1. Tofu, tempeh, and edamame. Soy products such as tofu, tempeh, and edamame are among the richest sources of protein in 2. Lentils. Red or green lentils contain plenty of protein, fiber, and key nutrients, including iron and potassium.

3. Chickpeas. Cooked. Here are 12 surprising sources of protein: 1. Pistachio. These tasty little morsels are the perfect package providing the awesome combination of plant protein, 2. Peas – a cup (cooked) = 7g. Pass the peas please!

Like all legumes, peas pack a protein punch with a cup of peas 3. Amaranth –. HEMP SEEDS • 1/4 cup contains 15 grams protein • Complete protein with all the essential amino acids • Good source of GLA • Detoxifying properties • Great for skin, hair, and bone health. LEAFY GREENS • 2 cups of raw spinach contain 2.1 grams of protein • Lots of antioxidants, amino acids, and heart-healthy fiber. 15 Surprising Sources of Plant Protein Black Beans.

Black beans are “not only high in protein, but also a great source of belly-filling fiber and other Chickpeas. Chickpeas make a filling meat substitute in salads or bowls and also contain lots of fiber to keep you full) Lentils. Like bean. Surprising sources of plant-based protein to help you make those vegan gains.

Check out our full article “The Top 19 Best Sources of Plant Protein—And Why You Should Be Eating Them” here: http://www.cleanplates.com/know/nutrition/benef. 10 of the Best Plant-Based Sources of Protein. Yes, it’s entirely possible to score your protein fix from plants alone. Here are the ingredients that’ll get you there. A 3-tablespoon serving of hemp seeds has 10 grams of plant-based protein.

The same amount of chia seeds has over 5 grams. A 2-tablespoon serving of tahini — a ground butter made from sesame seeds —. Amaranth and quinoa provide 8–9 grams of protein per cooked cup (240 ml) and are complete sources of protein, which is rare among grains and.

List of related literature:

Plant sources of protein include pulses (e.g. lentils, peas and beans), nuts, and ‘novel’ or synthesised protein such as tofu (soya bean curd) and quorn (myco-protein).

“Gce Health and Social Care for OCR, as Double Award.” by Moonie
from Gce Health and Social Care for OCR, as Double Award.
by Moonie
Pearson Education, 2005

However when different plant protein sources are combined in these assays, such as cereals and legumes, near maximal growth can be observed and this gave rise to the concept of complementation, in which the appropriate balance of essential amino acids is provided from combinations of plant proteins.

“Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition” by Elsevier Science
from Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition
by Elsevier Science
Elsevier Science, 2012

Protein from animal sources and combinations of protein from plants, such as cereals, legumes, and nuts, result in a mixture of amino acids that is adequate for protein synthesis.

“Breastfeeding and Human Lactation” by Karen Wambach, Becky Spencer
from Breastfeeding and Human Lactation
by Karen Wambach, Becky Spencer
Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2019

This latest conspiracy theory about diet — that most of the most nutritious foods contain members of a large protein family called lectins, and that lectins might be toxic—comes from a recent bestseller called The Plant Paradox, which is based on some cell culture studies and some animal research.

“How to Eat: All Your Food and Diet Questions Answered” by Mark Bittman, David Katz
from How to Eat: All Your Food and Diet Questions Answered
by Mark Bittman, David Katz
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020

Vegetables (including legumes) can fill nearly all of a population’s nutritional needs as long as supplies are adequate and as long as some form of nutritionally complete protein is obtainable from animal sources (including fish) or from a combination of plant proteins.

“Biology Today: An Issues Approach” by Eli Minkoff, Pamela Baker
from Biology Today: An Issues Approach
by Eli Minkoff, Pamela Baker
CRC Press, 2003

The second chapter of the book introduces the subject of proteins, and whereas animal proteins have heretofore been considered the ideal source, the study concludes otherwise: there are vegetable proteins that are more desirable, especially the lowly peanut (a legume, sometimes called groundnut).

“Cancer and the Search for Selective Biochemical Inhibitors” by E.J. Hoffman
from Cancer and the Search for Selective Biochemical Inhibitors
by E.J. Hoffman
CRC Press, 2007

Sunflower seed proteins are divided into three groups: (1) proteins involved in metabolism, (2) structural proteins (ribosomal, chromosomal, and membrane proteins), and (3) storage proteins, which include about 85% of the total sunflower protein content (Fukushima, 1991; Shewry et al., 1995).

“Sunflower: Chemistry, Production, Processing, and Utilization” by Enrique Martínez-Force, Nurhan T. Dunford, Joaquín J. Salas
from Sunflower: Chemistry, Production, Processing, and Utilization
by Enrique Martínez-Force, Nurhan T. Dunford, Joaquín J. Salas
Elsevier Science, 2015

Plant sources include grains, legumes (peas and beans that contain protein), seeds, nuts, and many vegetables (albeit in small amounts).

“Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications E-Book: A Nursing Approach” by Michele Grodner, Sylvia Escott-Stump, Suzanne Dorner
from Nutritional Foundations and Clinical Applications E-Book: A Nursing Approach
by Michele Grodner, Sylvia Escott-Stump, Suzanne Dorner
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2018

Proteins were extracted from the leaves of the plants with stressed seedlings and then, by fractionation, nearly 1700 protein spots were separated and visualized on 2-D gels.

“Advances in Plant Breeding Strategies: Breeding, Biotechnology and Molecular Tools” by Jameel M. Al-Khayri, Shri Mohan Jain, Dennis V. Johnson
from Advances in Plant Breeding Strategies: Breeding, Biotechnology and Molecular Tools
by Jameel M. Al-Khayri, Shri Mohan Jain, Dennis V. Johnson
Springer International Publishing, 2016

Other sources of proteins are found in legumes, nuts, grains, cereals and vegetables and are referred to as incomplete proteins.

“Nursing Practice: Knowledge and Care” by Ian Peate, Karen Wild, Muralitharan Nair
from Nursing Practice: Knowledge and Care
by Ian Peate, Karen Wild, Muralitharan Nair
Wiley, 2014

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  • I’m going to become a vegetarian, I don’t think I can go vegan because I absolutely hate nuts and they make me feel sick, the same goes with tofu. I will try to reduce my dairy consumption though

    edit: And I could never ever give up chocolate

  • @Mic the Vegan interesting fact!!!! I helped build the facility that grows this food source. It was an interesting project to have once worked on. Unfortunately due to the multiple NDAs that I signed Im restricted of what I can discuss about it. I can say that Parabel’s Duckweed some times yielded results of 50-60% protein depending upon the conditions at harvest. If you are interested to know more about this plant I would open to talk about what I can.

  • I love tofu but i tried tempeh and it had a sour taste to it and me nor my family liked it How can i remove the sour taste from it

  • Here is fresh dr. Michel Grerger’s video with studies about coconut oil. Unfortunatelly coconut oil not better then meat, if we compare saturated fats:( https://nutritionfacts.org/video/what-about-coconuts-coconut-milk-and-coconut-oil-mcts/ So I think vegans should avoid coconut oil, but not hole coconuts:)

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  • Your thumbnail was like a teleshopping ad before after like before people were depressed and after using their product they became super happy

  • This video is amazing! Very informative, it very accurately summarizes knowledge I’ve been building up through the years in just 12 minutes.

  • You need to double your calories my friend! If you really want to pack on mass, double those calories and include some heavy powerlifting days in your week.
    Even on a vegan diet (if done well) you will get BIG

  • What a babbler you are an for what all that eye rolling?
    Come to the point. Make a 4 Minute Video. That should say it all after you take out all unnecessary yodelling and babbling

  • Very good information, thank you. ���� you should consider becoming vegan. That is the only way of saving our planet. Consuming animals, or their by-products is not necessary for our health, you know that the academy of dietetics say so. You can join us vegans and help us top animal cruelty, you seemed like a beautiful person. ����

  • Hey Joy, Awesone information. So happy I found u. I have a question I’ve been struggling with for a bit. I know u r only supposed to eat a hand full of almonds per day. I am gluten free and am using almond meals, coconut flour and nuts in place of flour. I am feeling like everything I eat is nut based, from nut crackers to nut oil. Is this too much nuts to be eating.

  • What do you say to people who complain that they tried veganism but were always tired. I know two former vegans that gave up after a few years for this reason.

  • Re: the processed mould. It’s called Quorn, it’s a massive, massive industry in the UK, and it’s amazing. Low in saturated fat, high in protein, suitable for people allergic to soy, and hey, mushrooms are technically from the same family.

  • Have you ever listened to The Real Truth About Health YouTube page? There are several doctors that I listen to that are frequently talking there. I think you would like them too! You mentioned B12 and it made me think about it. Michael Klaper, M.D. is one of my favs.

  • this is a great video with accurate information…and you are a very pleasant person…and you look healthy…nice skin and bright eyes…..God bless

  • Didn’t know about Bee Pollen. I’m glad also know that I can have since it’s vegan and didn’t come out of a bee’s butt…hehehe..thanks

  • Love ur info gorgeous…I have been a vegan for 2 months now n loving every minute of it keep up the good work and continue to staying gorgeous one love.

  • iron is hard in a whole foods vegetarian diet, you cut out meat AND fortified foods, i’ve been mostly vegetarian since 2007 but i was strictly vegetarian for the first half of this year and i developed a debilitating iron deficiency, the iron pills i took probably helped more than the lamb i liked having an excuse for, but it’s not easy to get enough iron on a whole foods plant based diet. It depends on your sex and genetic background, some people can get enough easily, but a lot of people can’t. When i’ve eaten red meat even once per week, my iron has been low but not deficient. Iron pills are arguably a more ethical option, but you can’t say it’s easy for everyone to get enough iron from plants.

  • It is great to see an empowered person so inspired at the incredible potential of the human body to become a being of immense health and prosperity

  • Thanks for info. I liked it a lot, so wanted to view your recipe links. Yikes, I can’t read your recipes the page keeps reloading every few seconds!

  • I’ve been a vegan for last three years. I have not had any need to take any supplements. Despite lack of exercise, i feel quite healthy. Another thing, i have not had any cold since i became a vegan. If people around me get cold and if i happen to catch it, my body seem to fight it off in a day.

  • No disrespect, but this is the “vegan” diet nobody can afford. Why so much package foods and powders? I have beans, a rice cooker w/50-50 rice and wheat, nuts and seeds, and hit the farmer’s market once a week to stock up on whatever is fresh and in season. WFPB is the healthiest vegan choice that delivers all around results.

  • Plants grown commercially for food cause great damage to the environment. The soil has to be ripped up exposing it to the elements and destroying its biomass. Then minerals are depleted from the soil requiring artificial fertilisers and chemicals to be added artificially and to top it off insecticides are used which to great harm to all the other creatures dependent on those insects which has a flow on right up the food chain. To add to the problems all vegetables produce toxins as their primary defence mechanism ( check this fact for yourself if you were unaware. Grass fed Cows on the other hand eat grass which is grown by absorbing carbon from the atmosphere and converting it into meat protein and fat, the grass regrows absorbing more carbon, the cows crap out the processed grass and this returns natural nutrients back to the soil and the cycle continues. Veganism makes no sense when you check the facts and the human body is designed to be omnivorous.

  • Somehow I had missed this video, saw it now. Very good as always, needed as your videos are with so much ill logic against veganism all around. Kudos and thanks. ����.

  • Hey girl, I’m not attacking you, I just wanted to let you know that organic, free-range & grass-fed cattle are not sustainable for our planet either. I know you have good intentions so I wanted to let you know and if you are interested in knowing more I’d encourage you to watch Cowspiracy which is here on YouTube as well as Netflix. And for the health-nuts out there; watch Forks Over Knives on Netflix as well! Nevertheless, thank you for providing this information to your audience, very knowledgeable about plant proteins.

  • people be talking about b12 as if it is a natural component of an animal body. essentially if you look at it like that, meat with b12 is a fortified food because an animal body cannot create it any more effortlessly than a human body can and gets it from their feed. forcing someone into guilt over eating fortified food is wrong, because we are supposed to eat for the nutrients. and as mike said that b12 used to be in less polluted times abudantly found in natural water sources (and also not overwashed or sprayed food), we cannot avoid eating fortified products.

    i am a little biased though because i am fed up with being told how vegans are on the verge b12 deficiency, when nonvegans are not that much healthier in terms of this vitamin.

  • instead of just talking into the camera put several glass bowls on the counter with the different items in each bowl and put on the screen what each is and how many grams of protein each has…this is boring….

  • I’m considering setting up an aquarium specifically to grow this to add a small amount to salads. Has anyone done this? I have numerous questions. Can I start with pet shop duckweed? Add nutrients to the water? Etc.

  • You look like a concentration camp victim. If you ate meat you’d look sooooo much better. Vegans are morally correct but look sick. How’s your white blood cell count LOL

  • I tried to get 10 different kind of fruit a week and about 10 veggies a week and have 5 or so flour grains nuts seeds and dairy and low amount of meat been told to eat 5 meal with meats a week. and I also try to havw a wide range of liquid beverage in my diet but mainly water

  • I’ve never heard of spirulina,i will look for it. I recently started using bee pollen which i add to my oatmeal and i enJOY it! Thanks for your time.

  • Joy, you have a good Chanel and you are giving people good health info, but at the same time, you are sending the wrong message about animals. Queen bees have their wings removed by bee-keepers so they can’t leave their hives, many are crushed when the hives are moved and transported, and apparently hive colonies are destroyed at the end of each year. So, it’s not true or fair to say no bees are harmed. I recommend we all watch a documentary on bees used for animal agriculture.
    Also, with grass fed cows, they are still taken away from their mothers, they are killed at very young ages, far younger than their natural life span, and all cows end up in the same horrible slaughter houses. Another thing that is the same: none of these animals want to die, and exploitation is never right. I’m not sure what is keeping you from being vegan but I highly encourage you to look into it more and consider it so you can help us make not only a healthier planet, but a humane and compa planet. Nothing humane happens in a slaughterhouse; factory farmed, bio-organic, free-range, grass-fed… they all want to live and consumers are paying them to be bred, exploited, and killed. Compassion means to show compassion, and there is no way to kill someone humanely or compassionately who doesn’t want to die. Please take it seriously for the animals’ sake.

  • I am excited to see am independent study that verifies the B12 in this product. There has never been a study that shows a substantial level of B12 in water lentils, (duckweed). The fact that the only study showing the B12 content is funded and from Parabel, the company that engineered and makes Lentein. Their GRAS letter to the FDA in 2017 never sites B12. Reading through their current documents is difficult and hard to tease out the B12 findings. They often use the advertising ploy to show ‘ancient cultures’ using duckweed as a food, but do not show the association to the B12 content. Lentein is NOT a Whole Food Plant Based product. It is a highly refined extract derived from duckweed using very harsh chemicals. Looking forward to a independent study that shows the whole food water lentil contains a significant amount of B12. I am disappointed that Mic The Vegan does not point this out, he has been so good in the past to protect us from sensational headlines. Not buying it until they ‘put it to the test’!

  • Are you aware that you’re being systemically debunked word for word by Bart Kay, He’s doing a great job. You clearly have no interest in debating him since his scientific expertise intimidates you? Your lies and misinformation won’t fly with him, He’ll call you out on every bit of bullshit you utter, He’ll use your own citations to disprove your point, make you look dishonest and on top of that those same studies will prove his point. You’re a liar and deceiver. Your claims are bogus, Veganism is inferior. We believe you know this but continue to lie anyway, misleading people down the path of self-harm with dangerous dietary advice backed by your intentional misinformation. If you agree with that I just said, Then of course you won’t debate Bart, If you disagree and wish to show your integrity to your audience, Debate Bart… Prove us wrong.

  • Organic grass feed cattle is NOT helping with Global Climate Change AT ALL!  The closest diet to a total plant-based diet is the best thing any one can to for ones health & environment. Best of all, it’s not part of the slaughter of animals. You of all people know that humans do NOT “need” animals to get protein. I find it odd that you are not Vegan when you are so intelligent with other facts. I love some organic veggies yet I also enjoy my Gardein foods. Now Hampton Foods have come out with more Vegan foods too. So easy to have  balanced vegan meals these days. I also enjoy Beyond Meat once in a while. Just never was a meat eater yet I wanted my protein with a different taste. It took me some getting used to after not eating meat for several decades. Odd how humans get addicted to the taste of burned animals. Thank wisdom that I’m not one to them.

  • Why you even waiste you time looking for artickle like that carnivirs do not eat fake meatb,so what younwant to,prove with that,vegan eat a lot of shit call it a vegan burger,why you even call it a burger is same vegy mush

  • Thank you for the great video. I did want to point out, though, that-because they require more land and more time to grow-grass-fed animals are actually even worse for the environment. I highly recommend the documentary Cowspiracy! It’s a sensational title, but it’s actually a very well-researched and renowned documentary.

  • Bees are harmed. They rip out the queen’s wings so she has to stay in one place and the other bees don’t go away. When they don’t produce anymore people kill them. �� get another queen and the process star again, so people can have their honey.

  • I understand that if you pound enough sand, you can get your mineral content, but spirulina is supposed to contain B12 and some sea/ocean sand is high in this blue-green algae. If my pal Tom relied on eating Cremini mushrooms reduced to match meat for water content, while pounding sand from the Pacific Ring of Fire on a regular basis, couldn’t he get sufficient B12? YouTube MD please advise (FREE HEALTHCARE!!).

  • Why are vegans so out of date? Low cholesterol levels are associated with higher cancer rates, depression, suicide and higher mortality rates.

  • The science shows that we get the optimum amount of protein from a balanced diet of legumes, greens, nuts and grains. We don’t need extra protein, and don’t need to even think about getting enough as long as we eat from the 4 main food groups. There is so much evidence that too much protein is at the root of illness. And we already eat at least several times the amount of protein recommended for an optimal diet. Why keep looking for more protein?

  • what about nutritional yeast? I heard that it has all 9 aminos. I usually make dressings from nuts, soak almonds overnight, take skin out and grind with some garlic, very little pink himalayan salt and water and pour on salad, digests just super, also garbanzo beans, soaked overnight and then cooked well makes good soup, in vitamix I put well soaked and then really well boiled garbanzo beans to break down lectin and pour some water, then add garlic and blend, then I cook in pot and stair with wooden spoon not to burn already blended beans, also I am careful because it makes bubbles and if I stop stiring, bubbles can burn the skin, after when it starts boiling and is cooked completely, I turn of stove and when it cools down a little, I juice some lemon in it, it gives yogurt taste and makes it taste like yogurt soup, then add chopped onions, parsley, cilantro, dried or fresh basil, asparagus etc. whatever taste anyone likes. I make dressings and cheese mostly from nuts, put in vitamix already soaked macadamia nuts or cashews + brazil nuts for selenium, just roatate all kind of nuts, add garlic, lemon juice or organic apple cider vinegar, nutritional yeast, water, very little pink himalayan salt and blend, they make sour cream and they are super on salads, so pumpkin seeds for zinc and sun flower seeds, I never add any ingredient to hazel nuts, just little salt and water because taste is so amazing, decorates lettuce salads

  • I recommend that people who are asked about enough protein by others to be nice to them. They literally do not know that plants give enough protein. The system has trained many smart people who haven’t read otherwise anywhere else. You can do a great deal of good explaining it to them.

  • Seaweeds have b12 too. 36 g of Dulse has 100% of the reccomend b12 and only 8.7 g of Nori has the reccomend daily amount of b12. To put this in perspective it takes 79 g of salmon to get as much b12, 112 g of grass fed beef and 714 g of chicken breast to get 100% of one’s b12. B12 is not produced by plants or animals, but by bacteria. As long as bacteria is on certain plants or animals b12 will be present. Not to mention many animals raised as livestock are given b12 supplements.

  • I gave a thumbs up because I really appreciate that you did this challenge! But I have to agree with the other plant based commenters that the diet seemed to be missing a lot of great vegan non-processed protein sources. Good luck in LA btw!

  • Went plant-based in 2014 for 3 months out of boredom… went plant-based again in 2018 for 6 months to lose weight… now 2020 going plant-based again because I really, really want to reduce my carbon footprint. And pigs are so precious. ��

  • These are really amazing tips. I’ve been vegetarian for 8 years, but even I can use the reminder. Pslove the colors in your decor!

  • All vegans hitting up that duckweed immediately includes me also gg to do that like now duckweed with the omega and B12 damnnnnn it’s definitely a super food ��

  • I average about 65 grams of protein and I’m 158 pounds. At my weight I need a max of 90 during strength training, I have read. I get all I need from vegetables easily: whole wheat bread, potatoes, rice and beans and oatmeal are the prime calorie sources.

  • Love the video, very informal. I don’t know what it is, but that piano is so out played in many healthy food videos. Very gimmicky

  • Funny how non-vegans make up their own bs reasons why vegans are wrong and people just believe them. However, when vegans try to defend themselves, people don’t believe them most of the time. Guilty until proven innocent, huh?

  • Did you REALLY did this conclusion from the statement of COMMERCIAL COMPANY selling protein powders and ONE research saying that duckweed can POTENTIALLY contain B12? Because they also have to take homocysteine tests to know exactly what happens with B12 in your body.

  • Ooh this is so cool! Makes me want to grow some duckweed for food EDIT: couldn’t find any seeds/ starter cultures that ship to Europe so far. If anyone knows how to get it please let me know!

  • You can get raw almonds at farmers markets, directly from the growers or ordered from them. Also imported almonds can be raw, search for “Spanish almonds”. Otherwise, US retail sold almonds are pasteurized. http://whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=dailytip&dbid=324

  • The president’s joint chiefs of staff stole duck’sweed (Didn’t inhale just like clinton, and put lots of people in private and public costly prisons for what many of them were buying/taking at same time before legal just like those they imprisoned)
    Great funny/informative vid Mic!

  • Hi Everyone! Several people have informed me that Amazon is listing my book as “out of stock” when they search for it because it’s bringing up an old listing. If you want to buy my book, this is the link to click on: http://www.amazon.com/Joyous-Health-Live-Without-Dieting/dp/0143186914/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1427489573&sr=1-1&keywords=9780143186915

  • What do you add in meal 3 and 5? It was kinda hard to hear andI couldnt read the packaging. I’ve been vegan since march last year was a vegetarian before. I’m way more excited now about food, awesome to see you made the connection as well.

  • Thanks Joy just ordered your book can’t wait to get it so I can make some of those nice recipes, I am in Ireland and the book will come from the UK.

  • The study didn’t test for bioactive B12.
    Only Parabel’s crops, are claimed to be bioactive. They seem to use at least one B12 producing bacteria species to achieve that for an obvious commercial reason, to sell lentein.

  • I have been watching your videos and thank you for sharing all of your knoweldge with us, I could watch you all day and I hope to learn more.  Thank you for all the information, off out shopping now I must look into getting your book.  Plus you look great very healthy x

  • Amazing that a nutritionist has no clue of the amount of protein in black beans and chickpeas when making a video about them. At least could have done some research before? It would also be great if you did research on the fake superfoods you push in your videos, because there is no reliable scientific research about coconut oil, kombucha for example (other than research paid by the producer!)

  • Just received my three containers of duckweed from Florida. It’s very dark green sort of like the matcha powder. It has a faint taste kind of like licking the inside of your aquarium. But this is easily overcome and not harsh at all. Green shooters and smoothies for all. Great list of beneficial minerals etc. Thanks for the info.

  • I bet if you just dieted normally with this workout plan, you would have the same results. Joe Rogan did a carnivore diet for all of January, and he said he felt the best he had in a while. He lost lots of body fat, and got his abs back.

  • These videos make me want to go vegan so badly haha. I’m slowly transitioning from vegetarian to vegan. Difficult for me to go overnight though!

  • Hey, so I left my b12 liquid supplement in heat (30°C) for a week and haven’t dared to try it after storing it thst way. Is it safe to take it?

  • Anyone wanna know how the coronavirus or goronavirus what ever it’s called was caused?? From the bacteria from all the hanging meats in china

  • Im sorry to say but you are quite misinformed about the health benefits of many of the products you’ve mentioned here. You are not a doctor so you shouldn’t give advice. As a nutritionist you didn’t study the effects of certain foods on organs at cellular level etc… so obviously you have no idea the amount of harm some of those foods you’ve mentioned will produce with time.

  • I mix hempseed into Greek yogurt with a spoon full of honey and a pinch of chia with shredded almonds ^^
    Have it for breakfast with maybe some boiled egg

  • I have moved away from animal-based proteins for almost 2 years now and have not craved any animal protein at all and it really was not that difficult to do (for me at least it was not) but for others having an animal-based protein for so long it could be difficult, but this is a great list for anyone thinking of going vegetarian or vegan and want to make sure they are on the right path. Thank You for this list.��������

  • Hay mic,i used to eat meat around 1-2 months ago and im kinda new to being vegan.i really get confused when it comes to what i need to eat.i did watch a binch of vides for vegan recipies,but my mind is all over the place.it wold be amazing if you cold just list all chemicals i need as a vegan and what foods contain them and maby what vegan foods i shold avoid.
    I love your videos and i just wanted to let you know that you motivated me to go vegan,you made me do something that was kinda in the back of my mind and i didnt even concider before:) thanks!

  • A Plant based diet for humans make ALL the sense in the world. Just look at our teeth.
    They ‘re Not made for tearing as in animals.

  • Do you have any device on turning young children vegan? I have a 4-year-old brother and he’s kind-of a picky eater. I was wondering if it is still possible. My mum doesn’t think it is.

  • I recently had the peamilk…. It’s incredibly thick and nice for a plant milk… Makes great ice cream and sauce base… Like you said large ingredient list but for what it is it’s nice.

  • There is protein in all plants in some level, no need for extra protein from powders. And carbs should never be limited. I have been vegan in 6 years and you do not need all these supplements to be healthy the only one everybody should supplement is b12 also non vegans cause the modern agriculture have ruined the b12 in the dirt.

  • Mike please, could you give us your view on this video, in which is said that vegans have a higher risk of fractures? I’d love to hear your opinion about it. Thank you so much!

  • 1 German beer (non-alcoholic, 500ml) contains 42% of recommended B12 intake (1.05 µg) �� Also, German beer is ALWAYS vegan. PROST! �� ����

  • You should try instead of using purly almond flour for flour recipes try a 1:1 ration between flour and almond flour for a little bit of carbs and a little bit of protein and a little lest of the almond taste
    so its a heathier alterinitve to plainly just use almond flour.

  • We need more videos like this! Great info! Thanks. I noticed animal products went down in price over last 2 years, while veggies, fruits and crops went up. And the trend continues! So you’re clearly winning. Together we will save this planet. Don’t give up!

  • I like how she says that she isn’t a vegan or vegetarian but then says that she eats lots of plants because it is healthier and then says that meat is bad for you and bad for the environment, like isn’t that reason enough?

  • The article author seemed to have searched “top water sources in california”, skipped the top 2 reasons because they weren’t vegan, and then picked the three on the list that almonds, a particularly thirsty crop, takes xyz gallons of water to produce. That’s the most intellectually dishonest article i’ve seen.

  • hi joyous thank you for this video. I just want to ask u.I have kids and i always worried if i give them enough protein. what do u recommend good protein food for kids. thank you.

  • Game Changers was such an awesome and informative Doc! My Bf and I have been making small changes like being vegetarian, I have always disliked red meat and I’m allergic to most seafood so cutting chicken wasn’t too hard! Another great video Max!

  • As a naturopath I can tell you that peanut butter is NOT a healthy food. It is full of aflatoxin mycotoxins that are known to cause liver cancer. Also spirulina use to be a healthy food until our ocean became so contaminated, but now when I do testing on clients who comsume it they come up with high mercury levels. I wouldn’t touch it. Otherwise, good information. Just pick a real nut butter, not peanut butter for your health.

  • I love your videos. So well handled! I find your ability to keep staying cool and do well made information so inspiring! I’m gonna get there some day.

  • Can someone give me advice!!!
    The water in my home comes from a well. Like a borehole, ground water, used in the entire village. Not chlorinated. Can I test if there is natural B12, if it is supposed to be in groundwater? How could I test that?

  • Kudos for the video content! Sorry for the intrusion, I would appreciate your opinion. Have you researched Taparton Shape Transforming Takeover (google it)? It is a great one of a kind product for learning a short workout for weight loss minus the hard work. Ive heard some pretty good things about it and my old buddy Taylor after many years got great success with it.

  • Why do most health “experts” always assume organic means healthy? There are no scientific evidences linking organic foods are healthier than non-organic foods. I’m all for eating more plant base food but can we quit the whole “organic is healthy”?

  • Personally, I wouldn’t consider any byproducts from beekeeping to be kosher for vegans. I know you said you’re not a vegan yourself but I’d imagine many people would agree with me. Apart from that, I did like your video. Very informative so thank you.

  • think that’s just diet. any strict diet may help and nothing to do with vegan. Your total energy incoming was reduced and harder gym work comsumed even more energy.

    based on facts,iIf your challenge maintained same sport amount and the same energy cosuming, that key word “vegan” could be convincing. There is a huge vegan cult in the world. People could choose their life style and the reason of their chose could be emotional. I didn’t judge.

  • it amazes me that Drs don’t stress the need for diabetics to eat way more beans/lentils. Study after study shows they have very strong impact on stabilising blood sugar levels. I much prefer Flax over Chia it just tastes waaaaaaaaaaay better (plus Flax have insane levels of Lignans).

  • Cool video but personally think the diet you used was garbage, huge lack of variety and quality foods, no beans, lentils, tofu, leafy greens, nuts, etc. if you eat a more balanced and high quality diet protein powder is unnecessary

  • Joe Rogan is trashing Andrew Yang for suggesting everybody to eat vegetable and get rid of animal agriculture. @t
    Use your popularity to endorse Andrew Yang and come to his defense. you shall get millions of hits from the yangang.

  • I wonder why B12 is not listed in the food label of Lentein?!?! Or is is listed with a different name? I did not see any type of cobalamin. Please enlighten me. BTY, I love your videos; they are very informative and fun. Thank you!

  • My friend said she can’t go vegan because her body can’t process plant protein as well as animal protein, and because of an unspecified medical condition she needs high levels of protein.

  • Question… been vegan for 5 years, Mostly starch solution, with more fruits,I don’t drink one drop of alcohol, but my labs aren’t good, liver enzymes appear to be of somebody that drinks lots of alcohol and eats fats, the doctor is even concern with my gallbladder. Have you had any of this problems.? I don’t take any medication.

  • Where is your scientific study to prove these facts?. It is not any report done yet as of 2020. so this is not scientifically correct what you are reporting.

  • Ok, THIS was a good video. Lots of objective, cited facts about the health benefits, there was a lot of empirical evidence to support it, THIS is a strong, compelling argument. More of this, less of the appeal to emotions & subjective / non universally shared moral baselines. This is a good and productive approach to take. Keep going with THIS.

    Wheat grass is RICH in Vitamin B12 and it is a wonderful vegan source for B12. I grow wheat grass in my own garden and have been vegan for years. I incorporate wheat grass into my daily diet by inserting it into my smoothies, juices, salads, soups, stews, buddha bowls, etcetera. I have never had a deficiency in B12 in my life. Why do people keep claiming that vegans have ZERO access to B12 when wheat grass literally exists? I have been vegan for years and have been consuming wheat grass on a daily basis for years as well never met a B12 deficiency in my entire life. (Without taking supplements). And yes, wheat grass is very much edible. Also, it is an amazing source of protein as well. Why is no one ever talking about it?

  • Awesome I love weetbix and soy milk, and I eat nuts, chickpeas and other legumes every day so I can eat kindly with a clear conscience and know I’m getting all the protein I require to keep my body healthy Thank You!

  • Hi Mic, just subscribed to your channel today. Thanks for all the great info! I’ve watched a few of your videos and I was wondering if you’ve ever looked at insects as a food source? Is it healthy? Is it sustainable? I’ve tried spicy crickets and cricket flower brownies and they are actually not bad. As far as I can tell they are also a really sustainable food source, although not required for nutrition and most people think it’s gross haha.

  • I went on a pescatarian diet. I didn’t even consumed dairy food either. I got sick of eating meat. Now I don’t have the same look, taste, on meat, or dairy, for that fact. Best decision I made. I felt better than ever. Now, I’m gonna try vegan. Even though it’s more complex and more depth than a pescatarian diet. It’s just a matter of research and general knowledge on vegan diet. Good video

  • Eggs are bad for you. The studies are endless and conclusive. If you don’t believe that, consider this: let’s say the studies are 50/50 good vs bad on eggs… Compare that to say water. What ratio of studies suggest that water is not good for you? Do the same analysts for broccoli, or carrots, fruit, etc… In other words, if it’s too close to call, it’s a red flag. Take that egg lovers! Btw, the the egg industry itself funds a lot of the egg studies…

  • Good. But when u say “if u r eating meat make sure cows are grass fed” (?) girl… u may like the way it tastes but go and read scientific proof: Meat and cow milk is CANCER

  • Oh! And your link for the protein powder takes us to the pumpkin muffin recipe. I read through it and didn’t see anything about the protein powder you use. ��

  • Mike is my go-to source for information on plant-based diets. Please send him a few dollars a month and help him continue to give the most honest, science-based, truthful information available! https://www.patreon.com/micthevegan

  • Interestingly just saw at my university’s faculty of health sciences faculty day a study where they measured the viability of osteoclast cells in cowpea digests and soy bean digests. They showed osteoclasts (which break down and absorb bone) were less viable in the digests of these plant based digests, suggesting bone degradation will be decreased on diets including them. Pretty cool

  • I live in the forest. There is something like a scum Pond between me and the lake and the Ducks are swimming out there all the time. If I had some rubber boots up to my neck and I wasn’t afraid of what’s out there I’d be looking for some of those little superfoods floating on the water. Think there are any back there? Cool!

  • Please help me, I’ve been vegan for a month now and my mom’s going crazy. She thinks im gonna die bc of low hemoglobin but i eat nuts, beans, broccoli, mushrooms… everyday and even though i showed her the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics position on being vegan she’s pretty much trying to force me because two nutritionists told her i might get “deficiencies”. Mic pleaser help me i really don’t know what to do.

  • Interesting. So far I’ve been taking B12 supplements weekly (because it’s a 490 μg capsule), and spirulina and chlorella daily (half the dose, each I thought variety was better than just randomly choosing one or the other). I assumed the B12 supplement was also made from algae, though now that I’ve checked it, it seems more likely they use bacteria directly. Your video inspired me to do some more research on B12 from algae, and apparently spirulina is not a good source of B12 because it tends to have too much of pseudo-B12. Apparently chlorella is better, but still has issues. Unless the manufacturer measures B12 and B12-analogues content in every batch, it’s apparently not recommended to rely solely on chlorella either.
    So, I guess I’ll have to see what this whole duckweed is about, and in the meantime rely on supplements and chlorella?
    Also, since I make my own plant-based milks, and plan on making my own yogurts, cheese, mayo etc. from nuts and such, both to save cost and to have better control over ingredients than when buying ‘processed vegan alternatives’, I suppose I won’t be getting any of the ‘reinforced’ B12 products into my diet. So I’m wondering, if it would make sense to put the B12 capsule contents into my nut milks etc. to reinforce them myself. This way I’d spread the intake of the B12 throughout the week as opposed to one big dose once a week. Though I’ll have to do more research on whether it makes sense to do it in the milks which will end up in various meals, yoghurts, cooked and baked, or if it would be better done with drinking water (which I’ll mostly use for green/herbal tea), in which case I’d probably have to dissolve one capsule in like 5 liters at a time to spread it over a few days. Again, to find balance between getting enough B12, and not spending more money than necessary.

    I hope these new discoveries will make our lives easier 😉

  • what were you eating (not supplementing) for Omega-3? Did you have nuts, seeds, avocado? Also good to see someone talking about oxalates and selenium finally!

  • The Logic of this article:
    “Vegans dont eat meat so they have to eat more oil.“
    Just because vegetable oil(or other foods) is vegan it doesnt mean that vegans HAVE TO eat them or that omivores DONT eat them. Im pretty sure
    that most omivores eat more oil because they roast their meat and they don’t care about their health anyway.

  • Planten kunnen geen vitamine B12 synthetiseren. Als vit B12 gevonden wordt in plantaardige producten, i het gesynthetiseerd door speciale micro-organismen die het product gekoloniseerd hebben.
    Ik weet dat er door een bepaalde groep is vermeld dat ze vit B12 hebben aangetoond in eendenkroos, maar er wordt aangenomen in de wetenschappelijke wereld dat de vit B12 geproduceerd is door micro-organismen die onbedoeld meegekweekt zijn bij de teelt van het eendenkroos. 
    Eendenkroos wordt hydroponisch geteeld (op water) waar microen macro-nutriënten in aanwezig zijn  omdat de planten die nodig hebben. Dit is tevens een goede voedingsbodem voor algen en micro-organismen als de teelt niet hygiënisch plaatsvindt of wanneer de teel suboptimaal is of wanneer gestart wordt met niet-steriel startmateriaal (zoals wij zelf wel doen).
    Wij hebben zelf nooit vit B12 aan kunnen tonen in alle verschillende eendenkroossoorten die we geteeld en geanalyseerd hebben. Het zou dan ook de eerste plantensoort zijn die zelf vit B12 kan synthetiseren. We hebben op genomisch niveau ook niet de genen ervoor kunnen detecteren.

    Ik zou dus ook niet rekenen op een inname van vit B12 via eendenkroos consumptie.
    Maar misschien het belangrijkste, het is nog niet toegestaan om eendenkroos te gebruiken voor humane consumptie. Het wordt door de European Food and Safety Agency (EFSA) gezien als een Novel Food en dan moet eerst via wetenschappelijk onderzoek aangetoond worden dat het verteerd kan worden en veilig is etc. Dat is waar mijn groep aan de WUR mee bezig is. Het kan mogelijk nog 1.5 jaar duren voordat de EFSA ons dossier gaat goedkeuren.

    Ik raad u ook niet aan om zelf eendenkroos thuis te gaan telen. 

    Het is een heel bijzonder plantje, groeit enorm snel en bevat naast een hoog eiwitgehalte (op drooggewicht) ook nog veel andere interessante vitamines (alleen geen B12), mineralen, anti-oxidanten en beta-carotenen. De teelt moet alleen wel echt goed en hygienisch gebeuren als het voor humane doeleinden gebruikt gaat worden.

    Vriendelijke groet,

    Ingrid van der Meer

    Dr. Xxx
    Manager Business Unit Bioscience
    Wageningen University & Research
    Wageningen Plant Research

  • At least 1/2-1 cup of beans or peas should be soaked for 12hrs the day before or overnight in water after washed and then pressure cooked for 10-15 mins.In 1/2-1 cup of water seasoned with salt,herbs and spices etc also eat solo with vegetables.

  • Duck weed and I had no idea B12 was so difficult to find or produce. I’m new to the eating healthy thing but very adamant in this moral decision to stop eating the flesh of others. Great video! I watched the whole thing and it was interesting and informative the whole way through! I’m already a subscriber, keep up the great work and, Thank you. Aloha

  • I guess that’s good… I don’t really see a problem supplementing though, most people are supplementing all kinds of nutrients through processed foods anyways… I guess if your taking a whole variety of pills everyday you’re focusing on the wrong thing though, other than that it’s a little bit ridiculous… Like eating bacon for breakfast and then rejecting some vitamin pill

  • But there are some varieties of mushrooms that contain B-12 (produced by symbiotic bacteria). Are mushrooms not considered plants because they are fungi? They also are a great source of protein. When eaten in reasonable quantities, mushrooms CAN provide a significant amount of vitamin B-12 for your diet. It is currently believed that around 100 grams of mushrooms, such as Cremini mushrooms contain 26 micrograms of Vitamin B-12. Although this may seem like a lot of mushrooms for little benefit, remember that if you eat a musroom burger, you have already surpassed the goal of eating 100 grams. So you can eat mushrooms and get all the vitamin B-12 you need.
    Protein and calories are low on a per-serving basis because of mushrooms’ high water content (about 93%), but when you adjust for the water and compare on a calorie basis (nutrient density), mushrooms are about the same as part-skim mozzarella cheese (38% of calories from protein); i.e., higher in protein per calorie than nuts or quinoa, but lower than meat, eggs, beans.
    Researchers admit that the mushroom and meat-based breakfast meals were matched for protein content but not for fibre, carbohydrate, fat, energy content or total weight. Mushrooms contain several different types of non-digestible carbohydrates such as chitin, β-glucans, raffinose, oligosaccharides and resistant starch.

  • THANK YOU…for giving us a replacement for peanut….most of the time, people with allergies are not included in these diet/recipes.��

  • Pretty inspiring content for a vegetarian like me. Is it possible to get to 90 kg lean mass (10-12 % body fat) in a year on a vegetarian diet?

  • What about people who are trying to lose weight and don’t want their body to eat up muscle instead of fat? I am 215 lbs and according to what the doctor says in the video I would need 86 grams of protein per day. If I’m eating only 1500 cals a day then it’s hard to hit that number. So I think yes, the people that are eating a 2000 cal diet and don’t need to lose weight probably have “protein anxiety.” But for those that need to lose weight it is a different story yes?

  • I do believe that for optimal muscle growth a bit higher than what you naturally get is beneficial. Not for health, you get plenty for that, but studies do indicate that for strenght/muscle building sports closer to 0.75 grams per pound of lean bodyweight is optimal.That evens out to around 120 grams for me and maintenance calories for me is around 2500-2600. I don’t get that amount unless i think a little about substituting a bit of low protein foods with higher protein foods, such as quinoa instead of rice, and add some lentils.

    It is also evident just from a subjective point of view that since i added a bit more protein i started building muscle a lot faster. I don’t like that vegan doctors tend to ignore this, because failing to progress as fast as you used to is a reason for losing motivation for people who want to improve in those types of sports. Let’s help the bodybuilders and powerlifters be able to live how they want on a vegan diet too.

  • Mic, I love your vids! And also recently I’ve been more aware of how misinformed the public is. I wonder if there is anything else we should be doing for outreach? I also watch BiteSizeVegan and the UnnaturalVegan, I know you all don’t see eye to eye on everything, but I was wondering if you guys were ever thinking about a collaborative effort? I just wish people would learn more

  • That’s awesome �� and inspiring, I’ve been vegetarian for 16 years and I become vegan for 4 days I’m so happy, Thanks for the video��

  • I’ve been Plant Base for 6.5yrs. I have never counted anything and don’t care. Google? Has anyone died of protein efficiency? NO. We’re only worried about protein cause we are taught that at young age by the evil dairy board. I’m a marathoner and don’t need all this protein I was taught to believe. My breakfast has more than enough protein for the day.

  • So basically we’re following the logic of “Dark chocolate isn’t as healthy as they say it is, so I’m just gonna keep doing heroin”..

  • considering your nice rings?  do you have a single vegan sister or friend? haha,   great video, I am facing all the people who think I need protein, I learned coconut flour and that spirolina  is iron and calcium and stuff I don’t take a lot, thanks!im goint to look at some of the recipes too

  • I’m glad that you shared meal that I would actually like and that doesn’t arm nature! Lots of vegan diet shows avocado, or soja based food to replace meat.. But I live in France so really not a good place to cultivate those! If I’m gonna quit meat it’s not to pollute more with my food travelling across the world

  • Once again you knocked it out of the park. What a great video. Since you like to take on people who are full of hot air and make a lot of false health claims how about taking on Dr. Weil???? He’s a mad-man from my generation who is still around influencing people to take massive doses of vitamins, etc.

  • Haven’t watched you in a long time such a pleasure seeing you again, I love your recipes everything is very good I use honey instead of sugar.

  • All seeds and nuts in their natural state should be soaked for at least 3-4 hrs or overnight Sugar,Oil and Salt free eaten with vegetables also for best results 1 concentrated type for meal.

  • That documentary was great! I flipped from essentially carnivore to vegan. Day 1 is actually today lol. All I can say is for anyone making the switch… Slow Cooker is your friend!

  • All plants have at least 10 % protein which is what our body needs. Even potatoes have 9% protein. It’s a myth vegetables have not enough protein but beans, lentils, chick peas, nuts and seeds are good for you and recommend. Quinoa is expensive use barley it’s cheaper. Also kale is expensive so use sprouts as they are part with nutrients

  • i find it hilarious that pro meat proponents keep forgetting most of the veggies are grown for animals. So in essence they tell their meat is the worst for anything.

  • I use avocados as replacements for avocados. I would eat avocados on anything or by themselves. I eat them with meat or without meat. I love them. My point: The delicious taste of avocados is not a bad reflection on veganism. It just shows that yet another plant food is freaking delicious and popular to eat.

  • i was thinking about getting fit for a while yet i also felt like it might be difficult because i’m vegetarian (not to mention i’m a tiny 5’1 gal), but your video is really inspiring:)) as other comments said, i feel like you might have been missing out on a lot of meatless protein sources like tofu and such, but it was still really cool to see your results!! thanks for making this video!:>

  • 12 times a vegan diet wasn’t good for you 1. When you ate 4 packets of chili top ramen in a row, getting 100% of the recommended upper limit of sodium in an hour

  • I am so ethically inclined, but I am so addicted to sugar and processed foods, especially over the past 6 months. Yikes!!! I need structure, for sure. I’ve started cycling and running daily again (a week ago), but my diet is still horrendous. I will check out the resources you mention. Thanks for the inspiration!

  • Hi Mic. Huge fan. I (think I) have an example of a “time when a vegan diet wasn’t good for you”. A colleague of mine suffers from calcium oxalate kidney stones. I can sense that he wants to go vegan, but says that the high oxalates in plant foods with protein, prevents/excuses him from going vegan. He has cut out meat (because he agrees with my vegan arguments), but still consumes 2 eggs everyday as a source of non-oxalate protein, and drinks cows milk, as replacements are also high in oxalates. Can you help? Thank you SO much for all your videos.

  • You made a good point about Saponins, phytic acid and oxalates found in quinoa. You are correct about these antinutrients being very dangerous when large amounts are ingested. A cup of quinoa might very well do much more harm than good. I’m glad you mentioned the lectins in beans (another dangerous plant defense), and if the beans aren’t soaked and boiled, are poison.Lentils: contain antinutrients such as trypsin inhibitors and phytic acid, which reduce the absorption of some nutrients. From the internet: “Phytic acid in the hulls of nuts, seeds, and grains, which has a strong binding affinity for calcium, magnesium, iron, copper, and zinc, preventing their absorption. Oxalic acid and oxalates, which are present in many plants, particularly members of the spinach family, bind calcium to prevent its absorption. Thanks for the heads-up about the plant toxins

  • I love your videos. I went vegetarian at 15, but I’m allergic to eggs so I’ve always avoided them and the flu shot so it was really that I just couldn’t get over cheese. Yet I never ate icecream or milk as it made me sick, just cheese. However, after getting involved in the Vegan Youtube scene it really highlighted to me how dairy operations feed the slaughter industry and are massive proponents of basically animal torture. So I ate less and less cheese until now I’m fully Vegan. Thank-you for being so informative, fact-based and weell-reasoned with scholarly articles. Everyone around me has the “I just need a steak for my health” BS, and your specific videos on nutrition really helped me feel better about what I’ve been following and eating for the last 9 years.

  • spirulina is often claimed that spirulina contains vitamin B12, but this is false. It has pseudovitamin B12, which has not been shown to be effective in humans

  • Just a mention that Spirulina powders are dead. They are the burnt ash remains of the original fresh harvested culture. Fresh Spirulina tastes delicious like a gourmet pudding and has a cream cheese texture. It is 100% bioavailable unlike powders at 2%. And best yet, all the nutrients, especially the phytonutrients, phycocyanin, chlorophyll, beta carotene, zeaxanthin, enzymes, etc. are fully intact and whole and living. Superfoods should be super fresh.

  • Where is your scientific study to prove these facts?. It is not any report done yet as of 2020. so this is not scientifically correct what you are reporting.

  • “All meat contains poop” is a little misleading…. all meat contains the bacteria OF poop. Haha, picking hairs, but it’s a little more honest. It still qualifies as fecal contamination, which is faakkked!
    And I’d love to see a video compiling the little tips you’ve thrown at us over all these vids, such as eating zinc-rich foods like pumpkin seeds (which I LOVE and are only $5/lb organic & raw at stores near me) as a snack without any phytate-rich foods.

  • i think your missing up on the protein amounts. lentils has more protein than both chick peas and black beans. I found this on a simple Google search. on One cup cocked lential you have 18g protine, on one cup black beans you have 15g protein and on
    one cup chickpeas you got 14g protein.

  • It’s probably not at all helpful for me to suggest work for someone else, but I think it would make such a powerful impact for your youtube videos to be published as articles. Every-single-one!! This way when people are searching for info on phytates, the “perils” of a vegetarian/vegan diet, etc they would have access to the summaries of the science that you provide (or, at least, theoretically have access). Although I have been a vegetarian for over 20 years, I have long consumed Sally Fallon, Chris Kresser and other pro-meat authors, often citing their concerns with a vegetarian diet as challenges in my workshops to OTHER VEGETARIANS. I have never done a review of the research they cited, and this is truly the missing link in the vegetarian/vegan community at large. Your videos are such an important counter-point that needs to be heard.

  • You failed to mention tofu which is packed with protein. This is very popular in the United States now as it can be purchased in every supermarket. There are also many different forms of tofu and it is an extremely healthy food. I cannot imagine why you failed to mention this. You also failed to mention seitan which is made from vital wheat gluten. Now some people are gluten intolerant. That is true. But seitan has an extremely high protein content

  • Loved it! One tip: just eat all the whole plant foods there are, and try to incorporate as many different plants as possible and at least all food groups on a daily basis, that is fruits, veggies, whole grains (oats, pasta, whole wheat bread, cooked grains etc.), pulses (beans, chickpeas, lentils, split peas), nuts & seeds, and herbs & spices. Can’t go wrong with that <3
    For great nutrition information, go to nutritionfacts.org or read Dr. Gregers Books “How not to Die” & “How not to Diet” and check out his “Daily Dozen” App for the healthiest of healthy foods!

  • I don’t like gums in my mills. I wish the industry would stop putting this filler in it. I only like the malk brand since it’s gum free.

  • Half the RDA of omega 3s, BEFORE CONVERSION IN THE BODY OF THE ACTUAL OMEGA 3. studies show that the conversion from ala to DHA is between.5% and 9% so you cant ever keep up with your DHA levels long term with something like this unless you’re eating bags of it haha. You need to add this up and not misrepresent it like all of these people here can get 100% of what they need when you know the exact story yourself but are afraid to mention because it ruins your point. No wonder people can’t handle veganism with people like you leading the pack.

  • Only reason there’s b12 in farm meat like cows, chicken etc is they inject them with b12. All farm animals ain’t real animals so every Carni is basically eaten a load of fake shit hence why people drop dead from diebeates, heart disease etc. So there is absolutely no reason why everyone shouldn’t be plant based. Even if people say every body is different that’s another cop out bullshit excuse, every animal is different but lions still eat meat and pandas still eat bamboo there’s not a choice in the matter even though a panda could easily kill a deer etc. Though lions can think cos they can decide to change the menu up with what prey they will be eating they don’t choose to eat plants because it dosent suit there Anatomy they stick to their own lane every being has apart from us hence why the ozone is fucked and we are suppose to be the smartest species ����we ain’t gonna out live the dinosaurs at this rate. Sharp tooth =meat… molars =plant based �� along with a load of anatomical differences those are just the nursery based knowledge ones and majority of people still consume meat there’s alot dumb humans. Dosen’t take a rocket scientist to realise it, plus every kid in Africa and other poor country’s would get fed a few times over. Just shows how much the government cars about us all as we all are apparently equal ����.

  • I can personally attest that meat eaters can need to take Vitamin D supplements per doctor’s orders. And if I remember correctly, don’t you need calcium to help absorb Vitamin D correctly, which is plentiful in leafy greens? Also going to point out that I have known at least three people who developed scurvy while we were in college, because they weren’t eating enough fruits and vegetables. How many vegans develop that?

  • Hi, I am from the Netherlands and I just find out your you tube channel and I must say that it’s fantastic! I have a question about flours, nuts and nut butters. When I buy this products they must be stored in the freezer or fridge? Is that the best way to store it? Thanks for your answer….xxx

  • You’re wonderful. Perfect content and delivery. I might actually get healthy now. Really…just the info I needed. Thankyou.

  • Keep in mind when these plants are harvested in the wild, the resulting powder will contain traces of fish from the water, which for some people could be an allergy issue. Edit: Plus, in order to know if this powder is actually 100% vegan, we need to know more about the harvesting process and if fish or other aquatic life are harmed during the harvesting process.

  • Joy I love your attitude towards nutrition and how you emphasize that good nutrition is not about labeling yourself and others. When I say that I am plant based but neither vegetarian nor vegan most people get confused but this is exactly how I eat: mostly vegetables and legumes, moderate amounts of fruit, occasional pasture raised eggs. I recently found out that I was estrogen dominant and was advised to cut back on eggs and dairy. Dairy is not a problem but I am not so sure about eggs because of iron deficiency. I did not know about the link between blood type and the need to consume animal protein so I’d really appreciate it if you could advise me some resources on the topic. Thank you so much in advance. Love your channel.

  • Soooo question. I didn’t consume soy for the first month I was vegan. The second month I did, legit sex drive dropped and soft or non existent erections. I took soy out and 4 days later I was back to normal….coincidence? Maybe I was drinking and eating too much of it? What do you think?

  • If one would study the King James bible and the diet that God gave Adam and Eve in the beginnings before sin, one would notice the original plan was to eat from the garden. Fruit from the trees. Later, after sin death was a reality for humans and animals. It was not till after the Flood, did God permit flesh (clean) food until vegetative was produced; and than they were to go back to Fruit, seeds, etc. In Heaven we and the animals will not be killing or eating a flesh diet. This is all in Genesis and in Revelation. Two stories worth mentioning that tested the diet which was a sign also of obedience and treating your body as a temple, is Moses, Daniel, and John the Baptist. There is so much more, If you only purpose in your heart and God will deliver from temptation and illness.

  • I freaking love you… most because of your FACTS. You have your basis and is admirable how you explain everything… thank you so much!!

  • PS Debunking videos are the reason I have unsubscribed from many vegan channels, including yours. Current vegans don’t need to be convinced, and vegan haters will never be convinced, so debunking videos are a waste of time and cause drama.

  • ” why are people asking about if you are getting enough protein”
    Because during the 2000s a lot of vegans was really bad at getting the nutrients they needed. Because they were poorly educated.

  • please answer me please!!!
    Can vegan diet treat genetic and conjinital diseases like G6PD!………. Some arabic vegans calim that its treat everything and its a magic pill……… but g6pd patients cant eat fava bean cause it cause hemolytic anemia…… they say that they can eat all type of legums after going vegan for 3 months