SAS recruits are shunning meat for vegan diets to keep away from being struck down with meals poisoning whereas on responsibility.
Members of the crack army unit are additionally turning vegetarian – just like the burly host of Channel 4’s SAS: Who Dares Wins.
SAS recruits are shunning meat for vegan diets to keep away from being struck down with meals poisoningCredit score: Getty Pictures – Getty
Ant Middleton told the Mirror: “I begin the day with recent vegetable juice, eat loads of protein, and keep away from dairy.
“I went vegan for a 12 months and have since caught to a predominantly vegetarian life-style.”
And the 40 12 months previous just isn’t alone, as 30 per cent of these becoming a member of the crack unit at the moment are both vegetarian or vegan.
The Hereford-based service has even ditched meat on operations in some abroad areas.
One supply revealed: “The very last thing you need on operations is meals poisoning and expertise has proven that’s much less prone to occur with a plant-based food regimen.
Members of the crack army unit are additionally turning vegetarian like Ant MiddletonCredit score: Olivia West – The Solar
“Guys began getting back from a six-month tour of responsibility the place they haven’t eaten meat and have determined to stay with a veggie food regimen.”
Meat-free diets are more and more standard with those that have simply joined the elite preventing group.
The supply added: “Messes at Hereford now even serve espresso and tea with soya milk or different non-milk substitutes.”
The Ministry of Defence mentioned all dietary wants are catered for – together with vegan meals.
Earlier this month we revealed how former SAS trooper Middleton’s bank balance is as healthy as he is.
The most recent accounts of Middleton International Ltd present that he paid £447,930 in company tax, which might imply he’d earned roughly £2.24 million final 12 months.
This might make him one of the crucial well-paid health gurus on our TV display with solely Joe Wicks incomes extra.