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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel Praises Veganism

Dubbed “America’s Fittest Mayor,” Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel appeared on local WGN-TV news with firefighter-turned-author Rip Esselstyn to sing the praises of a vegan diet and show people how to prepare a delicious breakfast of cereal, fruit, and almond milk.

Rip Esselstyn, son of the famous Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, is author of The Engine 2 Diet and a proponent of what he calls “a plant-strong diet.” While a firefighter, he challenged his whole firehouse to go vegan and start exercising. He documented their astounding health transformation in his book.

During the television segment, Emanuel asserted: “We have to do a better job at how we eat and control our weight, which deals with both healthcare costs, as well as life expectancy.”

Indeed, from Bill Clinton to Michelle Pfeiffer, people are transitioning to a vegan diet to become healthier and to live longer.

The best way to safeguard your health and help spare countless animals from needless suffering in factory farms is to transition to a vegan lifestyle. For amazing plant-based recipes and helpful tips on becoming vegan, visit