NFL Star Montell Owens Becomes Vega Ambassador

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Vega – the leading plant-based, natural health and performance products company – announces the addition of NFL running back Montell Owens to its Ambassador Program.

I have enjoyed working with Montell over the years and can’t wait to watch him achieve even more success in the future. The Vega Ambassador Program is gaining an extraordinary advocate.

Vega – the leading plant-based, natural health and performance products company – announces the addition of NFL running back Montell Owens to its Ambassador Program. Regarded as one of the NFL’s top special teams players, Montell has shown great strength and versatility on the field. He has also learned how to maintain a high level of energy as a vegetarian athlete, and thanks to Brendan Brazier, performance nutrition expert and fellow Vega ambassador, Montell has embraced Vega’s products as a part of his plant-based lifestyle.

Montell was first introduced to vegetarianism by his wife, Lisa, who urged him to read Brendan’s best-selling book Thrive. As Montell began to realize how much nutrition affected his performance, he agreed that a plant-based diet would help him reach his professional goals and has been using Vega as part of his training regimen ever since. Because football requires speed, agility, power and endurance, Montell keeps his training intense and his diet purposeful with clean nutrition.

Not only does Montell Owens hold the Jacksonville Jaguars record for longest active game streak, he was also voted to the Pro Bowl in 2010, making franchise history as the first special teamer to receive the honor. He is an inspirational role model for many young men in the NFL as well as members of the local community. Having participated in numerous high school camps and church programs, Montell is an athlete who is passionate about his work and wants to share it with others.

“I’m excited that more and more elite athletes are incorporating plant-based, whole foods into their training routines,” comments Brendan. “I have enjoyed working with Montell over the years and can’t wait to watch him achieve even more success in the future. The Vega Ambassador Program is gaining an extraordinary advocate.”

About Vega    
Since 2001, Vega (formerly Sequel Naturals) has established itself as the leader in the plant-based natural health and performance products industry. Formulated by Brendan Brazier, vegan, professional Ironman tri-athlete and best-selling author on plant-based nutrition, the Vega brand of nutritional products is internationally recognized. A sustainability-focused company, Vega provides purpose-driven products for people everywhere. Good for your body and the planet, Vega is the clean, plant-based choice to fuel your healthy, active lifestyle—without compromise. For more information, please visit http://www.myvega.com, join Vega on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/vegafanpage and on Twitter @VegaTeam.

About the Vega Ambassador Program
The Ambassador program is designed for athletes and people across North America who are passionate about Vega and live active, healthy lifestyles. They are top in their field or have an inspiring story to tell. Ambassadors thrive in athletics and in life, by fueling their bodies with natural, plant-based nutrition. They are personable and have high integrity. Vega athletes do not necessarily come in top place all the time, but love to compete and truly believe in our products as a means of higher performance. Ultimately, they are eager to share that experience with others. For more information, please visit http://myvega.com/team-vega/ambassadors/ambassador-faqs.

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