What Is the Vertical Diet (and Is It Healthy)?

Susan S. Johnson

First, we told you about the carnivore diet. Then the Pegan diet. And now there’s a new eating plan making waves at the gym, especially with bodybuilders, athletes and CrossFitters (Hafþór Björnsson, aka “The Mountain” from Game of Thrones is a fan). Here’s what you need to know about the vertical diet.

What is the vertical diet?

“The vertical diet is a performance-based nutritional framework that starts with a solid foundation of highly bioavailable micronutrients which supports a structure of easily digestible macronutrients that can be adjusted specifically to meet your body’s demands,” says the diet’s founder, bodybuilder

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