VegNews Daily

Paralympic Basketball Player Follows Vegan Diet

Australian Women’s wheelchair basketball player Sarah Stewart promotes her vegan diet as the London 2012 games commence.

Not only is Sarah Stewart a two-time Paralympian, winning silver and bronze medals for Australia’s women’s wheelchair basketball team in Athens and Beijing respectively, but the driven athlete is also a PhD candidate in Philosophy from Sydney University and a dedicated vegan. Citing health, ethical, and environmental reasons for her dietary choices, Stewart actively promotes her vegan choices to her online followers, recently tweeting a photo of her first vegan meal at the athlete’s village comprised of tofu, curries, and fruit. Stewart, who was injured in an accident at age 16 resulting in spinal dystrophy, will again be representing Austrailia at the London 2012 games.

 Comments

WhiteWave Foods Buys So Delicious Dairy Free

Oregon-based vegan company acquired by makers of Silk-branded products.
Read More »

All-star Vegan Cruise to Sail This Fall to the Caribbean

Vegan chefs and personalities host the first-ever Vegan Vacation at Sea.
Read More »

New York Named Most Vegan-Friendly City in America

According to PETA, there is no place better for meat-free dining.
Read More »

Annual DC VegFest To Take Place This Saturday

Hosted by Compassion Over Killing, DC’s vegetarian festival to draw 15,000 attendees.
Read More »

Mercy For Animals Celebrates 15 Years of Advocacy

The animal-advocacy group toasts 15 years of activism with a star-studded event in Los Angeles.
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 »