The Thrive Diet Book Review

The Basics

The Thrive Diet program is long-term plan that gives you recipes that include whole, nutritious foods that will help you to achieve your health and wellness goals. Researched and developed by professional Ironman triathlete, Brendan Brazier, this easy-to-follow meal plan will not only get you to that lean body, but will also give you a healthy mind. This 12 week meal plan will help to reduce cravings for junk foods and improve your overall health. The Thrive Diet book also will teach you how to develop a healthy mind, lower your cholesterol, and reduce body fat. This diet won’t leave you feeling hungry, but will leave you feeling strong and better about yourself.

The Specifics

The program is 12 weeks long and includes 100 Thrive Diet recipes that leave out all the unhealthy ingredients. It also includes recipes that are completely raw and free from gluten, soy, wheat, and dairy. What makes this book unique, is that it also includes recipes for pre- and post workout nutrition, as well as energy gels. Not many diet books include healthy snacks to keep you energized throughout the day.

What also makes the Thrive Diet program different, is all the tips that are included. Not only are you getting the recipes and meal plan, but there is information on how to compliment the meal plan with workouts and how to determine food sensitivities. This book also covers the best ways to fuel yourself for your workouts.

The plan is very simple and you are even told what kind of cooking equipment you will need to create your food. A grocery list is also provided so that you can know exactly what to buy when you get to the store.

Because the meals are consisted of highly nutritious foods, you will lose weight without even having to think about it. This book is more than just a meal plan, it is a life-style plan. Instead of just eating healthy for 12 weeks, you will be able to continue to use this book and all the recipes so that you can be healthy for the rest of your life.


A pro to this diet is that is all plant based. So for those of you have food allergies or sensitivities, there are plenty of options and recipes. This plan does not include meat so it is perfect for vegetarians. All the recipes only use whole, unprocessed foods. The meal plan includes many types of recipes including, desserts and pizza. You may have sugar cravings at first but once you continue with the diet, they will begin to go away.

Sample Meals/Menu

The menu includes: vegetables, legumes, seeds, grains, fruits, oils, and nuts.
Recipes include smoothies, burgers, cereals, pancakes, energy bars, salad dressings, desserts, soups, salads, dips, and drinks.


If you’re looking for a simple and vegetarian meal plan, the Thrive Diet book is a great option. Overall, it is very easy to follow and provides a huge variety of recipes that will help you to slim down and feel healthier.


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