The city that once promoted itself as a hog slaughter capital of the US (Chicago) now has a leader who promotes veganism. This is groundbreaking.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is often referred to as America’s Fittest Mayor. In this video segment from local Chicago station WGN News, Emanuel endorses the vegan diet as a way to combat our chronic disease epidemic, promote longevity and reduce our skyrocketing healthcare costs. He appears with Engine 2 Diet founder Rip Esselystyn. This is reportedly part of a larger campaign by the mayor to promote healthy eating in the city of Chicago.