#PlantPowered With Austin Aries
Pro wrestler Austin Aries looks like he could do a lot of damage to anyone who enters the ring with him. He’s has won the X Division, World Tag Team, and the World Heavyweight championships. He has fantastic facial hair. And he’s VEGAN.
The self-proclaimed “Greatest Man That Ever Lived” has been meat-free since 2000, and he cut out animal products entirely in 2011. Now, he’s challenging you to go vegan!
Austin Aries has a larger-than-life personality that pairs perfectly with his big, compassionate heart. As he says in our exclusive Q&A,”[I]t doesn’t feel right to exploit other living creatures for my pleasure, because I’m proof that you don’t need those things to sustain yourself.”
Need any more proof that going vegan is better for your mind and body, not to mention the world?
Check this out:
- Vegans are, on average, up to 20 pounds lighter than meat-eaters are. And unlike unhealthy foods, which leave you feeling tired, eating vegan will keep you feeling light and full of energy. Check out peta2’s weightlifting 101 for vegans to learn more!
- A vegan diet is healthy! Going completely plant-based also means that you’ll be eating cholesterol-free food and far less saturated fat, too. Therefore, you’ll be well on your way to living a nice long life free of many of the diseases associated with eating meat.
- You’ll also be reducing your carbon footprint! Yep, by saving more than 100 animals per year, you won’t be contributing to all the pollution that comes from factory farming.
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