Beyonce’s Trainer, Marco Borges, Shares Plant-Based Recipes | TODAY

Beyonce’s Trainer, Marco Borges, Shares Plant-Based Recipes | TODAY

July 29, 2019 39 By William Morgan


>>>AND WE’RE BACK WITH OUR>>>AND WE’RE BACK WITH OUR ONGOING RESOLUTION REVOLUTION. ONGOING RESOLUTION REVOLUTION. MILLIONS OF AMERICANS VOW TO MILLIONS OF AMERICANS VOW TO LOSE WEIGHT TO START OUT THE THE LOSE WEIGHT TO START OUT THE THE YEAR. YEAR. WE’RE TAKING A DEEPER LOOK AT WE’RE TAKING A DEEPER LOOK AT THE VERY POPULAR PLANT-BASED THE VERY POPULAR PLANT-BASED DIET. DIET. MARCO BORGAS IS THE AUTHOR OF MARCO BORGAS IS THE AUTHOR OF THE GREEN PRINT. THE GREEN PRINT. IF HIS NAME SOUNDS FAMILIAR, IF HIS NAME SOUNDS FAMILIAR, MARCO’S BEEN DUBBED THE PLANT MARCO’S BEEN DUBBED THE PLANT BASED GURU BY BEYONCE AND JAY-Z. BASED GURU BY BEYONCE AND JAY-Z. THEY WROTE THE FORWARD IN THE THEY WROTE THE FORWARD IN THE BOOK. BOOK. THEY SAID FOR ALL OF US, YOU’VE THEY SAID FOR ALL OF US, YOU’VE GOT TO FIND THE RIGHT THING FOR GOT TO FIND THE RIGHT THING FOR YOU. YOU. WHY DID THEY PICK THIS WHY DID THEY PICK THIS PARTICULAR DIET? PARTICULAR DIET?>>I THINK IT’S REALLY IMPORTANT>>I THINK IT’S REALLY IMPORTANT TO UNDERSTAND THAT EVERY TIME WE TO UNDERSTAND THAT EVERY TIME WE EAT WE’RE EITHER FEEDING DISEASE EAT WE’RE EITHER FEEDING DISEASE OR FUELING HEALTH, RIGHT? OR FUELING HEALTH, RIGHT? IT’S REALLY ABOUT ELEVATING IT’S REALLY ABOUT ELEVATING CONSCIOUSNESS. CONSCIOUSNESS. IT’S NOT ABOUT LABELING A DIET, IT’S NOT ABOUT LABELING A DIET, IT’S ABOUT SAYING, GUYS, WE NOW IT’S ABOUT SAYING, GUYS, WE NOW KNOW THE MORE WE LEAN TOWARDS KNOW THE MORE WE LEAN TOWARDS PLANTS, THE GREATER THE BENEFIT. PLANTS, THE GREATER THE BENEFIT. THE GREENPRINT IS EXACTLY THAT. THE GREENPRINT IS EXACTLY THAT. WE’VE SET 22 LAWS TO HELP YOU AS WE’VE SET 22 LAWS TO HELP YOU AS GUIDE RAILS TO LIVE YOUR BEST GUIDE RAILS TO LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE. LIFE. YOU’LL LOSE WEIGHT EFFORTLESSLY. YOU’LL LOSE WEIGHT EFFORTLESSLY. YOU’LL TRANSFORM YOUR BODY. YOU’LL TRANSFORM YOUR BODY. YOU’RE GOING TO IMPROVE THE YOU’RE GOING TO IMPROVE THE PLANET. PLANET. IT’S ABOUT EATING MORE CONSCIOUS IT’S ABOUT EATING MORE CONSCIOUS ILLNESS. ILLNESS.>>YOU’RE SAYING THE BENEFITS>>YOU’RE SAYING THE BENEFITS ARE FAR SUPERIOR THAN JUST ARE FAR SUPERIOR THAN JUST LOSING WEIGHT OR MAKING IT FOR LOSING WEIGHT OR MAKING IT FOR YOUR HEALTH. YOUR HEALTH. IT’S FOR LOTS OF OTHER REASONS. IT’S FOR LOTS OF OTHER REASONS. LET’S START WITH ONE RULE. LET’S START WITH ONE RULE. WHAT IS SORT OF THE NUMBER ONE WHAT IS SORT OF THE NUMBER ONE RULE HERE? RULE HERE?>>LAW NUMBER ONE IS EAT MORE,>>LAW NUMBER ONE IS EAT MORE, WEIGH LESS. WEIGH LESS. WHO DOESN’T WANT TO BE ABLE TO WHO DOESN’T WANT TO BE ABLE TO EAT MORE WHILE WEIGHING LESS. EAT MORE WHILE WEIGHING LESS. THE BEAUTY IS THAT PLANT-BASED THE BEAUTY IS THAT PLANT-BASED FOODS HAVE A HIGH NUTRIENT FOODS HAVE A HIGH NUTRIENT DENSITY BUT A VERY LOCALEW CALOR DENSITY BUT A VERY LOCALEW CALOR DENSITY. DENSITY. THIS IS LENTILS WITH SOME SUMMER THIS IS LENTILS WITH SOME SUMMER SQUASH. SQUASH. THE BEAUTY IS IT’S FULL OF THE BEAUTY IS IT’S FULL OF FIBER. FIBER. IT HAS TONS OF PROTEINS, ALL THE IT HAS TONS OF PROTEINS, ALL THE VITAMINS AND MINERALS YOU NEED. VITAMINS AND MINERALS YOU NEED. YOU’RE GOING IT STAY FULL. YOU’RE GOING IT STAY FULL. YOU’RE GOING TO BE ABLE TO EAT YOU’RE GOING TO BE ABLE TO EAT MORE BUT WEIGH LESS BECAUSE MORE BUT WEIGH LESS BECAUSE YOU’RE TAKING IN FEWER CALORIES. YOU’RE TAKING IN FEWER CALORIES.>>WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN>>WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN VEGAN AND PLANT-BASED? VEGAN AND PLANT-BASED?>>THEY’RE PRETTY MUCH THE SAME>>THEY’RE PRETTY MUCH THE SAME THING, EXCEPT WHEN YOU SAY VEGAN THING, EXCEPT WHEN YOU SAY VEGAN PEOPLE GO OH, MY GOD. PEOPLE GO OH, MY GOD. THAT’S NOT ME. THAT’S NOT ME. I DON’T WANT TO DO THAT. I DON’T WANT TO DO THAT. I CAN’T DO THAT. I CAN’T DO THAT. AND A VEGAN COULD LIVE OFF NACHO AND A VEGAN COULD LIVE OFF NACHO NACHOS AND OREOS AND THAT WOULD NACHOS AND OREOS AND THAT WOULD NOT BE VERY HEALTHY. NOT BE VERY HEALTHY. PLANT-BASED DIET IS EXACTLY PLANT-BASED DIET IS EXACTLY THAT, FOODS THAT ARE THAT, FOODS THAT ARE UNPROCESSED. UNPROCESSED. BEANS, LEGUMES, FRUITS, BEANS, LEGUMES, FRUITS, VEGETABLES, SIMPLE FOODS THAT VEGETABLES, SIMPLE FOODS THAT NOURISH YOU FROM THE INSIDE OUT. NOURISH YOU FROM THE INSIDE OUT.>>IS THIS HARD TO GET IN A>>IS THIS HARD TO GET IN A RESTAURANT? RESTAURANT?>>NOT ONLY IS IT EASY TO FIND,>>NOT ONLY IS IT EASY TO FIND, BUT IT’S ACTUALLY LESS EXPENSIVE BUT IT’S ACTUALLY LESS EXPENSIVE TO COOK THIS AWAY THAN TO COOK TO COOK THIS AWAY THAN TO COOK WITH MEAT PRODUCTS. WITH MEAT PRODUCTS.>>LAW NUMBER TWO, WHAT’S THE>>LAW NUMBER TWO, WHAT’S THE SECOND LAW? SECOND LAW?>>LAW NUMBER TWO IS PRETTY>>LAW NUMBER TWO IS PRETTY SIMPLE. SIMPLE. IT IS PROTECT YOUR HEART. IT IS PROTECT YOUR HEART. WE KNOW THAT HEART DISEASE WE KNOW THAT HEART DISEASE REMAINS THE NUMBER ONE KILLER REMAINS THE NUMBER ONE KILLER NOT JUST IN THE U.S. BUT AROUND NOT JUST IN THE U.S. BUT AROUND THE WORLD. THE WORLD. IT’S BECOME A $1 TRILLION IT’S BECOME A $1 TRILLION PROBLEM, AND WE NEED TO PROTECT PROBLEM, AND WE NEED TO PROTECT OUR HEARTS WITH THE FOOD THAT WE OUR HEARTS WITH THE FOOD THAT WE EAT. EAT. WE NOW KNOW THAT A PLANT-BASED WE NOW KNOW THAT A PLANT-BASED DIET IS ONE OF THE BEST WAYS YOU DIET IS ONE OF THE BEST WAYS YOU CAN PROTECT YOUR HEART. CAN PROTECT YOUR HEART. YOU’RE TAKING IN ALL THE YOU’RE TAKING IN ALL THE NUTRIENTS YOU NEED BUT YOU’RE NUTRIENTS YOU NEED BUT YOU’RE ELIMINATEING THE CHOLESTEROL. ELIMINATEING THE CHOLESTEROL.>>CAN IT REVERSE SOME BAD>>CAN IT REVERSE SOME BAD DECISIONS YOU’VE MADE? DECISIONS YOU’VE MADE?>>ABSOLUTELY.>>ABSOLUTELY. YOU CAN REVERSE DISEASE BY YOU CAN REVERSE DISEASE BY EATING HEALTHIER. EATING HEALTHIER. EVERY SINGLE DAY IS AN EVERY SINGLE DAY IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO LIVE THE LIFE YOU OPPORTUNITY TO LIVE THE LIFE YOU TRYLY TRYLY TRULY WANT TO LIVE. TRULY WANT TO LIVE.>>THIS IS A REALLY EASY WAY TO>>THIS IS A REALLY EASY WAY TO STAY ON TRACK. STAY ON TRACK. YOU CAN PREPARE THIS OVERNIGHT. YOU CAN PREPARE THIS OVERNIGHT. THESE ARE OVERNIGHT OATS WITH THESE ARE OVERNIGHT OATS WITH BLUEBERRIES AND A GRANOLA BLUEBERRIES AND A GRANOLA CRUMBLE UP TOP. CRUMBLE UP TOP. YOU’LL MAKE THIS OVERNIGHT AND YOU’LL MAKE THIS OVERNIGHT AND LEAVE IT IN THE FRIDGE. LEAVE IT IN THE FRIDGE. IN THE MORNING YOU TOSS A LITTLE IN THE MORNING YOU TOSS A LITTLE BIT OF THE GRANOLA CRUMBLE ON BIT OF THE GRANOLA CRUMBLE ON THERE. THERE.>>CRAIG MELVIN, HOW IS THE>>CRAIG MELVIN, HOW IS THE JAY-Z BREAKFAST HERE? JAY-Z BREAKFAST HERE?>>MY KIDS LOVE THE OVERNIGHT>>MY KIDS LOVE THE OVERNIGHT OATS. OATS.>>WHAT’S SO GREAT ABOUT THE>>WHAT’S SO GREAT ABOUT THE OVERNIGHT OATS? OVERNIGHT OATS?>>FOR THE PARENTS WHO HAVE TO>>FOR THE PARENTS WHO HAVE TO MAKE IT IT TAKES LIKE THREE MAKE IT IT TAKES LIKE THREE MINUTES. MINUTES. IT’S ALSO FILLING. IT’S ALSO FILLING.>>YOU’RE IN SUCH A RUSH FOR>>YOU’RE IN SUCH A RUSH FOR BREAKFAST THAT YOU DON’T FIND BREAKFAST THAT YOU DON’T FIND THE TIME TO MAKE THE FOOD YOU THE TIME TO MAKE THE FOOD YOU ACTUALLY NEED TO EAT TO NOURISH ACTUALLY NEED TO EAT TO NOURISH YOURSELF FROM THE INSIDE OUT. YOURSELF FROM THE INSIDE OUT. THIS IS AN EASY WAY TO GET IT THIS IS AN EASY WAY TO GET IT DONE BEFORE HAND AND KEEP IT DONE BEFORE HAND AND KEEP IT READY IN THE FRIDGE. READY IN THE FRIDGE.>>NUMBER THREE, THIS IS A GOOD>>NUMBER THREE, THIS IS A GOOD ONE. ONE. TRASH MUST BE TAKEN OUT. TRASH MUST BE TAKEN OUT. WE CONSUME HALF THE AMOUNT OF WE CONSUME HALF THE AMOUNT OF FIBER WE SHOULD BE CONSUMING. FIBER WE SHOULD BE CONSUMING. THIS SHOULD BE NO SURPRISE THIS SHOULD BE NO SURPRISE BECAUSE CONSTIPATION IS AN BECAUSE CONSTIPATION IS AN $80 BILLION BUSINESS. $80 BILLION BUSINESS. YOU’RE NOT ALONE. YOU’RE NOT ALONE. IT’S AN $80 BILLION BUSINESS. IT’S AN $80 BILLION BUSINESS. SO WE’RE NOT EATING ENOUGH SO WE’RE NOT EATING ENOUGH FIBER. FIBER. WHEN YOU LEAN TOWARDS A WHEN YOU LEAN TOWARDS A PLANT-BASED DIET YOU’RE PLANT-BASED DIET YOU’RE INEVITABLY GOING TO BE CONSUMING INEVITABLY GOING TO BE CONSUMING A LOT MORE FIBER. A LOT MORE FIBER. FORGET ABOUT THE NUMBERS, IF YOU FORGET ABOUT THE NUMBERS, IF YOU EAT A PLANT-BASED DIET YOU WILL EAT A PLANT-BASED DIET YOU WILL HAVE EXACTLY THE AMOUNT OF FIBER HAVE EXACTLY THE AMOUNT OF FIBER YOU NEED TO MOVE THINGS OUT. YOU NEED TO MOVE THINGS OUT.>>WHAT ARE THE FIBROUS THINGS>>WHAT ARE THE FIBROUS THINGS HERE? HERE? QUINOA? QUINOA?>>QUINOA HAS PROTEIN AND FIBER.>>QUINOA HAS PROTEIN AND FIBER. YOU HAVE THE SQUASH AND THE YOU HAVE THE SQUASH AND THE BLACK BEANS, AVOCADO, AND BLACK BEANS, AVOCADO, AND TOMATOES. TOMATOES.>>WHAT KIND OF SAUCE CAN YOU>>WHAT KIND OF SAUCE CAN YOU PUT ON THIS? PUT ON THIS?>>THIS IS A LEMON VINAIGRETTE.>>THIS IS A LEMON VINAIGRETTE. IN THE BOOK WE OUTLINE SO MANY. IN THE BOOK WE OUTLINE SO MANY. IT’S FULL OF STEP BY STEP, HOW IT’S FULL OF STEP BY STEP, HOW YOU NEED TO PREPARE THIS AND THE YOU NEED TO PREPARE THIS AND THE RECIPES TO GUIDE YOU. RECIPES TO GUIDE YOU.>>FOR ME IF I WERE BEYONCE AND>>FOR ME IF I WERE BEYONCE AND JAY-Z AND I HAD THE MONEY AND JAY-Z AND I HAD THE MONEY AND SOMEONE LIVED IN MY MANSION AND SOMEONE LIVED IN MY MANSION AND COULD COOK THIS FOR ME. COULD COOK THIS FOR ME. FOR THE AVERAGE JOE, HOW FOR THE AVERAGE JOE, HOW REALISTIC IS IT TO IMPLEMENT REALISTIC IS IT TO IMPLEMENT THIS STUFF INTO YOUR LIFE? THIS STUFF INTO YOUR LIFE?>>WE CREATED THE GREEN PRINT>>WE CREATED THE GREEN PRINT BECAUSE WE WANTED TO DO JUST BECAUSE WE WANTED TO DO JUST THAT. THAT. WE WANTED TO EMPOWER THE AVERAGE WE WANTED TO EMPOWER THE AVERAGE PERSON WITH ALL THE TOOLS THEY PERSON WITH ALL THE TOOLS THEY NEED TO LIVE HEALTHY. NEED TO LIVE HEALTHY.>>IF THEY GET THE BOOK THEY CAN>>IF THEY GET THE BOOK THEY CAN FIGURE IT OUT. FIGURE IT OUT.>>THEY HAVE A STEP BY STEP>>THEY HAVE A STEP BY STEP PROCESS. PROCESS. THREE CUSTOMIZABLE PROGRAMS. THREE CUSTOMIZABLE PROGRAMS. IT WILL GIVE YOU EXACTLY WHAT IT WILL GIVE YOU EXACTLY WHAT YOU NEED FOR YOUR LIFESTYLE YOU NEED FOR YOUR LIFESTYLE GOALS. GOALS. IT’S NOT ABOUT VEGAN OR NOT IT’S NOT ABOUT VEGAN OR NOT VEGAN. VEGAN. IT’S NOT ABOUT MOVING AND IT’S NOT ABOUT MOVING AND ADOPTING A PLANT BASED DIET ADOPTING A PLANT BASED DIET OVERNIGHT. OVERNIGHT. IT’S ABOUT THE SLOW LEAN. IT’S ABOUT THE SLOW LEAN. THE MORE YOU LEAN, THE GREATER THE MORE YOU LEAN, THE GREATER THE BENEFIT. THE BENEFIT. IF YOU WANT TO START WITH ONE IF YOU WANT TO START WITH ONE MEAL A DAY, TWO MEALS A DAY, MEAL A DAY, TWO MEALS A DAY, THREE MEALS A DAY. THREE MEALS A DAY.>>REALLY QUICK, LET ME GET TO>>REALLY QUICK, LET ME GET TO FOUR AND FIVE. FOUR AND FIVE.>>FOCUS ON WHAT YOU CAN EAT AND>>FOCUS ON WHAT YOU CAN EAT AND NOT WHAT YOU CAN’T. NOT WHAT YOU CAN’T.>>ARE YOU GUYS LIKING THIS?>>ARE YOU GUYS LIKING THIS?>>THIS IS AMAZING.>>THIS IS AMAZING.>>FOCUS ON WHAT YOU CAN EAT AND>>FOCUS ON WHAT YOU CAN EAT AND NOT WHAT YOU CAN’T. NOT WHAT YOU CAN’T. THE BEAUTY IS MORE OFTEN THAN THE BEAUTY IS MORE OFTEN THAN NOT WE’RE SO FOCUSED ON DON’T NOT WE’RE SO FOCUSED ON DON’T EAT THE EXTRA BROW KNEENIE OR EAT THE EXTRA BROW KNEENIE OR CUPCAKE. CUPCAKE. LOOK WHERE YOU WANT TO GO. LOOK WHERE YOU WANT TO GO. IF YOU FOCUS ON YOUR GOAL, IT’S IF YOU FOCUS ON YOUR GOAL, IT’S MUCH EASIER TO ATTAIN. MUCH EASIER TO ATTAIN. JUST BECAUSE YOU HAVE A FAST JUST BECAUSE YOU HAVE A FAST FOOD CRAVING DOESN’T MEAN YOU FOOD CRAVING DOESN’T MEAN YOU HAVE TO DEPRIVE YOURSELF. HAVE TO DEPRIVE YOURSELF. THIS IS AN AMAZING DISH. THIS IS AN AMAZING DISH. IT’S SUPER RICH, REALLY DECADENT IT’S SUPER RICH, REALLY DECADENT BUT IT’S INCREDIBLY HEALTHY. BUT IT’S INCREDIBLY HEALTHY.>>ONE MORE LAW AND WE’RE GOING>>ONE MORE LAW AND WE’RE GOING TO LET YOU GO. TO LET YOU GO.>>THIS IS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING.>>THIS IS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING. PLANTS HAVE ALL THE POWER WE PLANTS HAVE ALL THE POWER WE NEED. NEED. I’LL START WITH THIS. I’LL START WITH THIS. THE MOST POWERFUL GUY IN THE THE MOST POWERFUL GUY IN THE WORLD TODAY, THE STRONGEST MAN WORLD TODAY, THE STRONGEST MAN IN THE WORLD IS 100% PLANT IN THE WORLD IS 100% PLANT BASED. BASED. WE’VE BEEN OBSESSED WITH PROTEIN WE’VE BEEN OBSESSED WITH PROTEIN FOR THE PAST 70 YEARS. FOR THE PAST 70 YEARS. HEART DISEASE HAS GONE THIS WAY, HEART DISEASE HAS GONE THIS WAY, DIABETES HAS GONE THIS WAY. DIABETES HAS GONE THIS WAY. WE’RE ONLY GETTING SICKER. WE’RE ONLY GETTING SICKER. WE’RE ONLY GETTING FATTER. WE’RE ONLY GETTING FATTER. OBESITY IS A $2 TRILLION OBESITY IS A $2 TRILLION PROBLEM. PROBLEM. WE’RE NOT EATING ENOUGH FIBER. WE’RE NOT EATING ENOUGH FIBER. THE STRONGEST ANIMALS ON THE THE STRONGEST ANIMALS ON THE PLANET ARE ALL VEGAN, RHINOS, PLANET ARE ALL VEGAN, RHINOS, ELEPHANTS, GORILLAS. ELEPHANTS, GORILLAS. HIPPOS. HIPPOS.>>GRUT.>>GRUT.>>HE’S ALSO VEGAN.>>HE’S ALSO VEGAN. HE’S ON THE GREEN PRINT. HE’S ON THE GREEN PRINT.>>THIS COULD USE A LITTLE CUBAN>>THIS COULD USE A LITTLE CUBAN INFLUENCE. INFLUENCE.>>WE’VE GOT A LITTLE CUBAN>>WE’VE GOT A LITTLE CUBAN INFLUENCE RIGHT THERE. INFLUENCE RIGHT THERE. AND WE DRESS IT UP. AND WE DRESS IT UP.>>A LOT TO UNPACK HERE.>>A LOT TO UNPACK HERE. THANK YOU SO MUCH. THANK YOU SO MUCH. WE’LL SEE YOU ON THE FOURTH WE’LL SEE YOU ON THE FOURTH HOUR. HOUR. PLUS, YOU CAN LEARN MORE ABOUT PLUS, YOU CAN LEARN MORE ABOUT MARCO’S BOOK AT TODAY.COM. MARCO’S BOOK AT TODAY.COM. YOU GOT ME PUMPED UP. YOU GOT ME PUMPED UP. GO GET THAT. GO GET THAT.>>YOU GET THAT.>>YOU GET THAT.>>KEEP EATING, GUYS.