Why Become  A Vegetarian.com is a resource for vegetarians and omnivores who are looking for info on how to get healthier, feel stronger, have more energy, improve the environment, and save animal lives around the planet through a plant-based diet.  The site’s creator, Benjy Portnoy, is a six-year vegetarian and founder/organizer of the Austin Progressive Vegetarian Group, which has over 600 members and meets regularly.