VegNews Daily

Athlete Amar’e Stoudemire Goes Plant-Based for Health

The New York Knicks star has been vegan for three months, citing health as his reason for going meat-free.

Amar’e Stoudemire suffered from chronic knee problems that rendered him unable to play a complete NBA season since 2010. In search of “the best opportunity to remain healthy,” the nearly seven-foot tall, 245-pound superstar went vegan and tells The New York Times, “It feels great to feel great.” Stoudemire performed well in the opening week of the 2013 season, and played back-to-back games just months after his third knee surgery. He attributes his strong recovery to his plant-based diet. Stoudemire and the Knicks are currently leading their division.

 

Photo via foxsports.com

Vegan Chickpea Snack Brand Raises $10 Million

HIPPEAS receives a large capital injection to continue expansion of its vegan snack line.
Read More »

Popular Shoe Brand Launches New Vegan Line

T.U.K's creepers are now available in seven styles made with a new, softer vegan material.
Read More »

Grilled Cheese Truck Transforms into Vegan Restaurant

Virginia-based Cheesy Rider is removing all animal products for the upcoming restaurant Urbavore.
Read More »

New Program Rehabilitates Inmates with Vegan Diet

Pennsylvania state prisons will determine if a plant-based diet curbs aggressive behavior and keeps current inmates from returning to jail.
Read More »

Major Italian Chain Launches Expansive Vegan Menu

UK-based Carluccio's will offer a 20-item vegan-friendly menu featuring classic Italian dishes with vegetables at the forefront.
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 »