The next time someone who does not understand where vegans (and vegetarians) get their proteins from, please show them this video and then follow the below links.
Patrik Baboumian is an Armenian-German strongman competitor and former bodybuilder. In 1985, at the age of seven Patrik, along with his mother and grandmother, emigrated to Hattenhof, Germany. By the age of nine, Patrik had developed an interest in weight training, which led him to pursue bodybuilding as a young man. In 1999 he won the IFBB German junior bodybuilding championship, and in 2002 he became the overall junior champion at the Gießen Campions-Cup. Patrik currently holds the world log lift record in the 105k-category (165 kg), as well as the German heavyweight log lift record (185 kg) and the title of “Strongest Man of Germany” 2011.
Patrik destroys the myth that someone who gets all of his food from plant sources (mostly raw) is nutritionally deficit, especially in terms of protein requirements.
Like many professional athletes and champion fighters, Patrik recognizes that a healthy plant-based diet gives him the protein and nutrients he needs to build muscle and strengthen his immune system, without clogging his arteries with saturated fat. Patrik also knows that only unenlightened humans choose to hurt animals and that one of the bravest things a human can do is to stop eating foods that cause animals immense suffering.
Eating more plant sources of food and way less meat is also one of the best ways to help our ecology, environment and the sustainability of our world.
For Patrik’s personal website click here.
For his Facebook page click here.
Watch more videos on Patrik’s youtube account.
And watch a few videos of him below.