Having doubts about becoming a vegetarian? Maybe you can follow the example of these five celebrities who surely did not know that they were vegetarian or vegan.
Fortunately, more and more people decide to follow a diet free from animal cruelty. Not only for a healthy reason but also to care for the environment. The gases released into the atmosphere by raising cows and other livestock cause a harmful effect on the environment. The same happens with water since thousands of liters are consumed to hydrate the animals; food industries also spend tons of water to manufacture their products. The following celebrities surely already know this and are therefore, they are opting for a vegan/vegetarian diet.
1 - Tobey Maguire
Did you know that the actor who played spider-man made a diet based on vegetable protein to gain muscle? The successful actor has been a vegetarian since 1992, and in 2009 he decided to go vegan. "It's never really been that hard for me. I have never had any desire to eat meat. In fact, when I was a kid I would have a really difficult time eating meat at all".
2- Kim Basinger
At 66, Kim looks splendid and radiant. Is it due to being a vegetarian or simply a matter of genetics? What we do know is that she is a faithful activist for animal rights. During an interview, she said "If you could see the suffering you wouldn't think twice. Give back life. Don't eat meat"
3 - Peter Dinklage
The actor of "Games of Thrones" became a vegetarian at the age of 16 and switched to veganism in 2014. He is a great advocate for animal rights and has participated in various awareness campaigns. "By buying meat, eggs, and dairy products, you are paying for cruelty"
The musician has followed a cruelty-free diet for more than 30 years. Even his love for animals is so great that he tattooed his neck and arms with phrases to support veganism. "Animal agriculture is a huge contributor to climate change, to deforestation, to water use, and to human chronic diseases. Although I’m vegan for the animals, it’s just a really nice by-product of veganism that it’s also a way to save humanity and our planet as well.”
5 - Natalie Portman
In addition to being an actress and psychologist, she is a faithful activist for animals. In 2018, she was the producer of a documentary on cruel mass factory farming. "Three times a day, I remind myself that I value life and do not want to cause pain or kill other living beings. That is why I eat the way I do.”