Monday, March 17, 2008

The 247 lb. Vegan -

fit vegan american football player The 247 lb. Vegan -

American footballers have a notoriously shorter average lifespan. Here's one american footballer who is trying to break the mould.

The protein-rich bounty of the football training table is supposed to grow the biggest and strongest athletes in professional sports. Kansas City Chiefs tight-end Tony Gonzalez was afraid it was going to kill him. "It's the Catch-22," says Mr. Gonzalez, 31. "Am I going to be unhealthy and play football? Or be healthy and get out of the league?"

Read more at the Wall Street Journal

Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Looking for Super Vegan Super Heroes

Hi Y'all

I need your help.

The Bristol Vegan Fayre. ( planning a Best dressed Vegan Superhero competition.

Do you or anyone you know have leanings in the superhero direction?

See here for inspiration

Legion of Fire - Myspace

So far we have

EcoGirl (Sunny)
RawfoodMan (James)
Captain Lush



Catchphrases: "To Insanity and beyond!", "Have you tried it sublingually madam?",

LOVE him or HATE him there's one thing you can't deny about marmite man. He's always willing and able to help a young nervous damsel in distress with deficencies. He prides himself in spreading himself thinly so he can go farther and help more people.

Our caped crusader may be dark, mysterious and inherently savoury but his prowess in saving humans from chronic disease are well documented.

He is accomplished in the kitchen and can transform a bland non-descript dish into a tongue tantalising taste sensation within seconds.

He is particularly good with soldiers.


Super vegan Powers: tongue tantalising, Can cure blondeness, Strengthen hearts, createDNA, and assist in conitive function.

Weaknesses; MarmiteMan's Krytonite are drugs such as Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and peptic ulcer disease. Examples of PPIs are Omeprazole (Prilosec©) and Lansoprazole (Prevacid©) H2 receptor antagonists used to treat peptic ulcer disease. Examples are Tagamet©, Pepsid©, and Zantac©, and Metformin© a drug used to treat diabetes. All of these drugs are thought to reduce MarmiteMan's superpowers. In addition the contraceptive pill and alcohol may also impair his powers