If you've ever found yourself intrigued by the virtues of vegetarianism or tempted to give meat a much-needed hiatus, then Rip Esselstyn is living proof that you're not alone. The former Austin pro-triathlete and All-American swimmer who now fights fires for a living, has spent the last 20 years fueling his body with nothing but fruits, vegetables, nuts, and legumes. And in the process he's managed to not only transform his body, but completely change his life.

Read the rest of the story from AustinFit magazine, "Rip Esselstyn Wants You Eat Your Vegetables," www.theengine2diet.com/documents/articles/austinFitArticle.pdf

Watch the TODAY interview: www.happynews.com/news/2272009/