Dump 20,000 calories worth of water-soaked feed into a cow and what do you get? 2000 calories of food energy. That lousy 10% return means your steak is a calorically lame sponge into which you’ve poured a couple thousand gallons of scarce H2O, among other things. This disastrous return would ulcerize an investment banker.
Less and less energy is available through ingestion as you move up the food chain. This is known as Trophic Level Transfer Efficiency. Eating plant-based matter is as close as we can get to ingesting the full, raw energy of the sun. If you're devoted to HITT, you owe this energy to your workout.
In the gym, you know your branched amino acids are working protein synthesis magic on your musculature. You can feel it! But you hesitate to talk about it. There is always the scary possibility the listener will ask what a branched amino acid is. “An amino acid with branches and stuff” is not technically incorrect, but the subject could use a little more exploration.
The leaves of the Moringa contain complete proteins, not to mention a wealth of beta-carotene, minerals, antioxidants—a potent admixture of biology-nurturing compounds. The Moringa tree has it all, and has been called—quite understandably—the Tree of Life.
The male prostate gland, after a certain age, seems to become vulnerable to attack. It shouldn't surprise us that this trouble is mitigated by the plant kingdom's 500 million years worth of phytochemical evolution. Earth's healing flora continue to pay it forward.