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The Protein Myth

If you’re vegan, no doubt you’ve been asked that more than once. Our protein-obsessed culture prides itself on eating mountains of chicken and beef to make sure we’re getting enough of it. But the truth is most of us are already eating way too much protein. And you don’t need meat to get it anyway!

Join “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll along with James Loomis, M.D., and registered dietitian Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., as they debunk “the protein myth.” You’ll learn what exactly protein is, what your body does with it, which proteins your body makes and which you need to eat, and the best plant-based sources to get them.

Plus, plant-powered professional wrestling star Austin Aries checks in! The multi-time world champion defied his dairy-rich Wisconsin upbringing by going vegan. After eliminating meat and dairy from his diet, his career took off and the title belts began piling up. Now, the longtime wrestler attributes the vegan diet for helping him perform like he’s still in his 20s.

Aries is also the author of Food Fight: My Plant-Powered Journey from the Bingo Halls to the Big Time.

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