Going Vegan in the NFL - Some players are trading a carnivorous diet for a plant-based approach - VeggieBoards
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#1 Old 01-30-2013, 11:08 AM
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Four months after Arian Foster tweeted that he had stopped eating meat, eggs, and all other animal foods, the Houston Texans running back was grinding out more yards on the field than nearly any other player in the NFL. By early November, he had amassed 168 carries – for 659 yards – and nine touchdowns.

Read more: http://www.mensjournal.com/magazine/going-vegan-in-the-nfl-20130123?page=1#ixzz2JUGSkiMA

I'm not much of a sports fan but I like this article because it's in Men's Journal teaching guys that plant based athletes can be strong and can even improve their performance, and that can only be a good thing for the animals. I also admire the bravery of these men who face mockery and criticism and aren't afraid to go against the grain and follow their own logic. rockon.gif

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#2 Old 01-30-2013, 11:14 AM
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That's way awesome, and great publicity in a good way.

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Foster is a great player and often runs circles around his opponents. grin.gif Not bad on the eyes, either. wink3.gif
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I dunno anything about sports but I'm all for positive publicity in a men's magazine!

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