Michael Porter Jr.’s diet? Zucchini crust pizza and raw cinnamon buns

The Porter family has eaten vegetarian for more than a decade. And now, as Michael Porter Jr. and his brother Jontay prepare to play basketball for Mizzou, the family is transitioning toward a raw vegan diet in hopes of maximizing physical abilities. They are working with Doug Graham, a doctor of chiropractic medicine who sometimes speaks in buzzy taglines. He believes in “causing health” rather than preventing illness, and he has five key words: whole, fresh, ripe, raw, organic.

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