VegNews Daily

NFL Player Deuce Lutui Adopts Vegan Diet

The Seahawks player is adhering to a plant-based diet in efforts to improve his health and combat weight issues.

Pro football player Deuce Lutui, the Seattle Seahawks’ new guard, has apparently given up meat and dairy in order to improve his health. Lutui, who also played as an offensive lineman for the Arizona Cardinals, has struggled with weight problems for years, compromising his personal wellbeing. According to ESPN, the Tongan-born athlete visited a nutritionist in pursuit of a healthy weight for his size, which—at six foot four—is larger than many of his teammates. His agent, Ken Harris, tells the sports network, “He wanted to commit to himself and to his family that he would do everything to take care of himself … and be the best player he could be.” While Lutui describes the contents of his fridge as "all-vegan" on the Seahawks' blog, a recent article on states that he does still include some meat in his largely plant-based diet. Here's hoping he soon nixes meat for good!


Los Angeles Vegan Food Scene Expands

Fala Bar opened its second location in Venice this past weekend.
Read More »

Vegan Chef Event Comes to Las Vegas

Los Angeles restaurateur Tal Ronnen collaborates with Las Vegas chefs to promote plant-based cuisine.
Read More »

Melissa McCarthy Debuts Vegan Holiday Line

Hollywood star’s clothing is both PETA-approved and made for women of all body-types.
Read More »

Yahoo! Reveals Top Thanksgiving Trends

Millennials enjoy meatless dishes but don’t like cranberry sauce.
Read More »

FDA Issues New Rules for Fruit and Vegetable Production

The US government releases long-awaited guidelines for how produce is grown, harvested, and packed.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »