The player made the comments in a video for animal rights charity PETA, as he called on his fans to defend animals and give veganism a go
Snooker player Neil Robinson, who recently won the Welsh Open with a stunning performance, has been following a vegan diet in recent years
The plant-based player made what's known as a '147' - also known as a 'maximum break' - a rare accomplishment regarded as the highest possible achievement in a single frame of snooker
The multi-talented sportsman has credited his plant-based diet with his astonishing endurance, saying he recovers and performs better on a diet of plants
Athlete James Southwood, who has been vegetarian from birth and vegan since his teens, was part of a team which brought back six gold medals along with a bronze
An increasing number of athletes are starting to ditch animal products from their diets for health and ethical reasons
The Philadelphia fighter shared his dietary habits, saying he eats peanut butter and jelly, oatmeal, quinoa, avocado, a lot of fruit and vegetables, and homemade burgers
Calle Alexander was told he wouldn't be able to train for 10 weeks after sustaining a fracture to his hand but returned to competing just four weeks after the procedure
2018 has been a colossal year for veganism - and that includes vegan athletes. From Olympic glory to record-breaking, these sporting heroes had an epic 12 months
She said a lot of people thought the mission would be impossible on a vegan diet - but she believes it was the key to success
The footballer initially ditched animal products for health reasons - but now he maintains it for the environment and animals
As well as selling food and drink, the cafe will host educational evenings
The Icelandic athlete has been suffering from multiple health conditions, but despite the additional challenges, has qualified for World Championships in November 2019
The fitness coach shot to fame with his 'Lean In 15' book - now he admits you don't need to eat animal products to get 'lean and fit'
Athlete Lisa Gawthorne adorned her race kit with vegan badges during the event
The plant-powered athlete was 'sobbing' with joy
The couple have convinced 20 other players on the team to embrace more plant-based foods
The athlete has been vegan since 2010
The 'Queen of the Extreme' faces Atacama desert
Cara Corbett has a remarkable backstory, overcoming alcohol and crystal meth addictions to become a world-class athlete
The win has the F1 racer on track for his fifth world title
The cricket star is on a fully plant-based diet
The race - based on a historical feat - is one of the toughest challenges on earth
He wants to support the invaluable work undertaken by The Retreat
Hamilton says the race was 'incredible'
The athlete says vegans can get all the nutrients they need
The win marked the tennis pro's 14th Grand Slam title
The film was directed by Keegan Kuhn
The athlete triumphed in spite of less than ideal preparation
The pro racer claimed a 'sensational' victory on lap 45
The sportsman previously specialized in ultrarunning
The Canadian finished the event among the fastest athletes
The amazing athlete said she completed the feat 'for the animals'
The pro footballer says that after years of reduction, he's now 'fulliy vegan'
The football star says a vegan diet has improved his performance
The star has credited a plant-based for both physical and mental gains
Jeremy Reijnders was previously awarded the title ''the fittest man in the Netherlands'
The tennis pro says he doesn't eat meat for 'ethical and health reasons'
310 miles in eight days saw Catra Corbett take the record
The athlete says she plans to be 'unstoppable'
Difficult conditions made her latest accomplishment more impressive
The parkour star says he ate a raw vegan diet to prepare for the challenge
The young athlete is having a successful run this year
And she says there is still 'plenty in the tank'
Brazil insisted in his commentary that Bellerín 'get a steak down' him
The study compared these diets with high carb plans
Julia Hubbard leads Great Britain in the 200m sprint in her age bracket
Other winners include Fiona Oakes and Sweaty Betty
Rose says eating plants is making him think more deeply about animal rights
She says 'If you’re not having fun you’re doing it all wrong!'
Vlad Ixel clinched the top spot in his age group
The chef will be asked to create a 'pioneering' vegan menu
The fighter spoke to Great Vegan Athletes about his new tome
He is hoping to inspire others to adopt a plant-based diet
Abdullah Zeinab won the event in just 14 days
Bellerín says the diet 'felt so great' that he stuck to it
The athlete talked about his journey to plant-based eating
The magazine described Roll as 'more ripped than you'll ever be'
Brian Rose will prepare for the race under the guidance of punk music legend John Joseph
He has big sporting plans for the future
The plant-based protein worked 'just as well' for building and maintaining muscle
The athlete has sung the praises of a plant-based diet
He wants to show that 'vegans are awesome'
The athlete will be competing in the European Championships in May
The piece will be aired across the US during the Games' closing ceremony
The two-time world champion ends her career on a high
And the athlete feels she has 'more to offer'
The plant-based star skated an almost flawless routine
The World Champion showed off his skills in doubles
The runner ditched animal products nine years ago
The fighter hasn't eaten meat in a year
Former World Champion's club mates take medals too
The athlete slimmed down from 245 to 180 pounds after he became plant-based
A plant-based diet helped her 'gain several pounds of muscle and shed excess fat'
The race is only for the most elite of athletes
The sporting legend hasn't consumed milk for many years
The 300lb pitcher wants to improve his performance and recovery
He says he 'feels awesome'
The star answered fan questions on Twitter
He argued that animals 'aren't food - they’re sentient beings who deserve a life as well'
The athlete said he now feels 'fitter than ever'
The athlete is currently promoting his new line of trainers
The top fighter had previously been a 'complete vegan' for eight years
The defender said he is the fittest he has ever been
The unit was inspired to drop animal products by linebacker Derrick Morgan
Salley says 'we don't need any craziness of killing animals to get protein'
The player also spoke about her love for animals
The trip will be the first all-vegan expedition to the peak
The athletes enjoyed a special vegan Thankgiving meal
The delivery service company 'makes vegan food for non-vegans'
Strength sports are incredibly popular in the country
The driver said he feels the best he has ever felt in his life
His trainer has also commented on the positive effects of the plant-based diet
The athlete says she's 'breaking the stereotype'
The plant-based bodybuilder won multiple awards at the event
11 horses have died on the course this year
The 'insanely strong' vegan athlete broke his personal record for the snatch lift