How many times have you heard nonsense about vegetarians not being healthy or tough? I know that I’ve heard it plenty of times, and I can’t help but laugh. Meet Strikeforce MMA Champion and lifelong vegetarian Jake Shields. Don’t you just love breaking stereotypes?
A lifelong vegetarian, Jake Shields has proved that anything that meat-eaters can do, he can do better. As a Strikeforce MMA Champion, Jake steps into the ring again and again with some of the highest-ranked fighters in the world and comes out on top. And he’s not alone! NFL star Tony Gonzalez, MLB Home Run Derby winner Prince Fielder, and pro skateboarders Jen O’Brien and Ed Templeton are all flesh-free and at the top of their games. Check out Jake’s interview with peta2 to find out how his vegetarian diet has helped him become an MMA champion and what he has to say to anyone who wants to step into the ring with him!
A vegan diet has been proven to be better for your health and the environment, and it makes a huge difference in the lives of millions of animals who are slaughtered for food every year. What are you waiting for? Take our pledge to try veganism today.