Category: Celebrities

NFL player goes vegan to improve health, performance

NFL player goes vegan to improve health, performance

Go ahead and add Seattle Seahawks guard Deuce Lutui to the growing list of National Football League players embracing an animal-free diet for both health and performance. The 29-year-old, who has struggled with health and weight issues, decided to adopt a vegan diet after failing a physical after signing with the Cincinnati Bengals. (He then resigned with the Arizona Cardinals, […]

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How Bill Clinton Became a Vegan

How Bill Clinton Became a Vegan

Since discovering how much being vegan improved his health, former president Bill Clinton has been belting out praise for plants like he belts out jazz on the saxophone. A new CNN article traces his progression from hamburger-and-fry guy to commander-in-leaf. Not long after he left office, Clinton’s penchant for hamburgers, steaks, and other high-fat foods, coupled with a family history […]

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Carol Alt’s Raw Recipe for Quinoa & Pesto Stuffed Tomatoes

Carol Alt’s Raw Recipe for Quinoa & Pesto Stuffed Tomatoes

Nearly twenty years ago, thanks to a raw food diet, Carol Alt cured a world of headaches, stomach issues, and fatigue and became healthier, more energetic, and slimmer than she’s ever been. In her new book Easy Sexy Raw she shares how anyone can experience the benefits of the uncooked lifestyle. Carol takes all of the intimidation out of going raw, […]

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Ted Danson Goes Vegan

Ted Danson Goes Vegan

Former Cheers star Ted Danson has become the latest celebrity to turn vegan in a bid to keep up with the demands of filming hit TV drama series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. According to contactmusic.com, the actor admits he chose to overhaul his diet after back-to-back filming left him feeling drained and exhausted. He says, “I’ve found that eating vegan […]

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Russell Simmons: Why I’m Vegan

Russell Simmons: Why I’m Vegan

Recently, Russell Simmons was on the Ellen show and mentioned that, like Ellen, he is a vegan. Ellen asked him to share why, so he wrote this piece: “I was raised eating meat just like most other Americans. I believed that finishing my dinner and gulping down my milk would make me grow up to be big and strong. I […]

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Ellen DeGeneres on Being Vegan

Ellen DeGeneres on Being Vegan

A snippet of Ellen DeGeneres’ interview with Katie Couric, in which she talks about her reasons for going vegan and the documentaries ‘Earthlings’ and ‘Food Inc’.

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Veganism Has Some Stylish New Spokespeople: Celebs

Veganism Has Some Stylish New Spokespeople: Celebs

Walk into Pure Food and Wine on Manhattan’s chic Irving Place and out back to its spacious, luxurious garden, and you might spot actress Katie Holmes. Or Alec Baldwin and his new girlfriend, whom he met at the restaurant. Or football player Tom Brady. Or radio host Howard Stern. Or Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea, who’ve made a number of […]

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Five Fit Female Vegetarian and Vegan Athletes

Five Fit Female Vegetarian and Vegan Athletes

There’s a myth that vegans don’t get enough nutrients, but then there’s athletes like ultramarathoner Brendan Brazier, whose book “Thrive” explains how a plant-based diet helps improve performance and recovery when training, and superstar sprinter Carl Lewis, who credits a vegan diet for helping him win all those Olympic gold medals. Brendan and Carl are not the only ones to […]

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