Gurgaon Resident Crowned PETA’s ‘Cutest Vegetarian Next Door’

For Immediate Release:
15 November 2013

Mansi Rawal; [email protected]
Bhuvaneshwari Gupta; [email protected]

Local Woman Is Winner of Nationwide Competition

Gurgaon – Kritika Punj Berry of Gurgaon has beaten out nine other female finalists to win People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India’s Cutest Vegetarian Next Door contest. The 27-year-old will be featured on PETA’s website and will receive a sash and a trophy. Kritika is available for interviews. View her photo as well as that of the male winner here.

Kritika says, “I feel if humans can stay in sync with all the animals in this universe, this world will be a better place to live in. Being a vegetarian keeps your heart healthy, energetic and happy.”

“Kritika is healthy, kind and caring, and that makes her even cuter in our book”, says PETA India nutritionist Bhuvaneshwari Gupta. “Whether it’s to improve your health, fight pollution and greenhouse-gas emissions or save countless animals from the suffering and terror of factory farms and slaughterhouses, going vegetarian is always a winning proposition.”

While the consumption of animal foods contributes to the risk of developing cancer, heart disease, obesity and many other killers, a plant-based diet can give us clearer skin and permanent weight loss, help prevent heart attacks and even reverse existing heart disease. Vegetarians get all the protein, vitamins and fibre that they need without the artery-clogging cholesterol and saturated fat found in animal flesh. Not only are vegetarians sexy and healthy, every person who makes this choice also saves animals from spending their whole lives confined to cramped and filthy spaces, being maimed and beaten and ultimately being killed.

Nikhil Asrani of Vijayawada is the male winner of PETA’s Cutest Vegetarian Next Door contest. Winners were selected based on several factors, including vote count.

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