Now, many don’t know this, but Derrick Morgan and his chef wife, Charity Morgan, have persuaded many NFL players to go vegan. DaQuan Jones has been playing for the Titans since 2014. Morgan convinced him to switch to a plant-based diet in 2017. DaQuan Jones didn’t need much convincing.
Is Messi vegetarian?
Lionel Messi is not vegan, though he once followed a vegan diet to help him improve his performance out on the football field. While Lionel does eat red and white meat as well as fish, his current diet is largely plant-based.
Is Russell Wilson a vegetarian?
Russell Wilson followed Brady’s lead, but he didn’t go vegan
The publication noted in August 2017 that Wilson had “dropped 10 pounds this offseason, avoiding all yeast, mold, dairy, and gluten.” But unlike some of the other NFL players who wanted to copy Brady’s diet, Wilson doesn’t eat a truly vegan diet.
What NFL players are on a plant-based diet?
Tennessee Titans linebacker Derrick Morgan and his wife, Charity, went plant-based in 2017 after learning about the many benefits. Their decision has since inspired many other Titans to move away from animal products. Former NFL player Brian Orakpo has credited plant-based food with boosting his athletic abilities.
Which NFL team is vegan?
Several Titans, including Wesley Woodyard and Jurrell Casey, were first inspired to try out a plant-based diet in 2017 after linebacker Derrick Morgan, who retired in 2019, went vegan and his wife, chef Charity Morgan, began preparing vegan lunches for the team.
Is Aaron Rodgers a vegetarian?
When Pete interviewed NFL quarterback Aaron Rodgers, they talked about enjoying a vegan burger together at an L.A. restaurant (which Rodgers went back to the next day because he loved it so much). They really made that burger sound delicious. Aaron Rodgers is not a vegan but – look! – he eats vegan.
Is Tony Gonzalez a vegan?
Here’s a USA Today article all about future NFL Hall of Famer Tony Gonzalez. After sitting next to a vegan on a plane (it wasn’t me), Gonzalez has adopted a primarily vegan diet with some added fish. That marks a huge break from the red meat menu of most NFL stars.
Why are athletes going vegan?
Researchers at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine have also suggested that a vegan diet can enhance athletic performance due to enhanced cardiovascular health, reduced blood pressure and cholesterol and weight loss.