Hockey Heavy-Weight Georges Laraque Goes Vegan

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After watching the documentary, Earthlings narrated by Joaquin Phoenix – Montreal Canadiens Forward, Georges Laraque, committed himself to a vegan lifestlye. That’s right – no dairy, no poultry, no fish, no more leather shoes or animal byproducts for this hockey tough-guy. And it’s not for his health (although he is benefiting) – it’s for the animals.

“It’s unconscionable what’s happening to animals in this country and the way we treat animals we eat. … I realized I had to make some big changes…I’ve lost some weight, but I’ve been working with a really great nutritionist and I’ve never had this much energy,” Georges Laraque

Read the FULL ARTICLE, and if you haven’t seen Earthlings yet, watch it now. Lives are depending on it.Earthlings

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4 Responses to Hockey Heavy-Weight Georges Laraque Goes Vegan

  1. Al says:

    OMG, as if he wasn’t scary enough to tangle with–now he’s even more of a challenge.

  2. Crystal says:

    Awesome! I’m Canadian, and the Habs are by far my dad’s favourite team ever – he’s obsessed with them. He went “flexitarian” (eats meat on special occasions) a few years ago after I went vegetarian and mentioned the health benefits to him. He’ll love to hear about this.

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