What the Health! NFL’s Trent Williams Goes Vegan!
“I’m bettering my life,” Williams told the Washington Post about his decision to give up animal products. Many athletes are making the same decision, using a completely vegan diet to improve their performance, cut recovery times, and maximize their overall health.
And Williams is not the only Washington athlete to be inspired by What the Health. The Post reports “fellow 300-pound offensive linemen Arie Kouandjio and Isaiah Williams saw the documentary soon after and adjusted their eating habits, Kouandjio going full vegan and Williams committing to a pescatarian diet.”
I’m sure Isaiah will be inspired to go vegan soon! The good news is the team is right here in Washington, D.C., and our experts at the Physicians Committee’s headquarters and the Barnard Medical Center are glad to offer support!
If you’re an athlete interested in improving your performance with a plant-based diet, check out our Food Power for Athletes page.
Sign up for Dr. Barnard's Blog
Moby Calls on USDA to Focus SNAP on Healthy Foods - April 10, 2018
Don’t Let Hot Dogs Strike You Out This Baseball Season - March 29, 2018
New York City Schools Could Become First to Ban Processed Meat - March 28, 2018
Could Jack Pearson’s Diet Be to Blame? - February 9, 2018
Top Five Meat Alternatives - January 25, 2018