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Plant-based wellness advocate Rich Roll was recently described as ‘the World’s Fittest Vegan’ by Men’s Health magazine.

In this interview with PBN, Roll talks about how to transform your health, and how he overcame adversity including alcohol addiction – to become a high performing athlete.

Rich Roll is best-known for competing in Ultra Iron Man events – and he’s come a long way since his days as a self-confessed ‘junk food addict’ who was overweight.

World’s fittest

So is he the world’s fittest vegan?

“I would take quite an issue with being dubbed the world’s fittest vegan,” he told PBN Founder Klaus Mitchell.

“I’m a fit vegan, I would hardly call myself the fittest vegan though. Plenty of super fit vegans out in the world. I think it generates traffic when you create a hyperbolic title.”

You canwatch the full interview on YouTube here

Maria Chiorando

Maria is the editor of Plant Based News. As a former magazine editor, newspaper reporter, and features writer, her work has been published by The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and various regional newspapers, as well as Vegan Life magazine and Vegan Trade Journal. She has interviewed a huge range of people, from Prime Ministers to authors, activists, pop stars and actors, and enjoys the varied range of topics writing for PBN allows her to tackle.