Eating plant-based is no longer reserved for hippies, yoga addicts, and hemp lovers – people all around the world are jumping on the plant-based train, including some of our favourite…
Eating plant-based is no longer reserved for hippies, yoga addicts, and hemp lovers – people all around the world are jumping on the plant-based train, including some of our favourite celebrities, Aussie ones included! These guys are helping spread the word that plant-based diets can do a world of good for our health, the environment, and the animals.
Everyone’s fave former Disney and now Black Mirror star continues to get the best of both worlds; the Hannah Montana actress went plant-based in 2014. In 2018 she spoke to Vogue about this choice and how it extended to other facets of her lifestyle, saying, “there doesn’t have to be torture in fabulous fashion.” When she married her long time partner Liam Hemsworth in 2018, guests dined on a southern feast including plant-based fried ‘chicken’ and mac n cheeze!
Liam Hemsworth followed his now-wife Miley Cyrus’ lead, and became plant-based in 2015. The Hunger Games actor says he did this “[for] my own health, and after all the information I gathered about the mistreatment of animals.”
Our favourite pint sized popstar became plant-based in 2013 and hasn’t looked back since! The thank you, next singer has said she’s “a firm believer in eating a full plant-based, whole-food diet that expands your life length and can make you an all-around happier person.”
The 17-year-old bad guy singer songwriter has stated that she’s 100% plant-based, and loves her spicy food and plant-based baking. “It’s a therapeutic thing for me to bake. Every time I’m stressed out, I make peanut butter-chocolate chip cookies.”
Actor Joaquin Phoenix has been living plant-based #longtime, initially going vegetarian as a child after going fishing. He says he “had a profound strong reaction. It felt like a real injustice. It wasn’t just me, it was my siblings, all of my siblings, except for the youngest, Summer, she wasn’t born.” Phoenix went vegetarian along with his siblings Rain, late actor River, and Liberty, later going entirely plant-based when his brother River suggested that they remove dairy from their diets. Their younger sister Summer was born and raised plant-based.
Comedian, actor, and activist Russell Brand has been a long time vegetarian since age 14. This year, he revealed his return to the plant-based life after dipping his toes into it several times, tweeting “I’ve been baking like a maniac ever since, ” alongside photos of some mouthwatering plant-based baked goodies!
Australian actor and former model Ruby Rose has been plant-based for several years, citing a childhood memory as the primary reason behind her lifestyle choice. The Orange Is The New Black actress says she used to eat shark fin soup as a child, and grew concerned about the origin of its ingredients.
The Clueless actress has led a plant-based lifestyle for over 20 years, making the transition in 1998 at the age of 21. “Nothing’s changed my life more.” Far from holier-than-thou, “People should flirt with a plant-based diet!” Silverstone says.
The former US president has credited a plant-based diet with improving his health, saying “It changed my life. I might not be around if I hadn’t become [plant-based]. It’s great. The [plant-based] diet is what I like the best. I have more energy. I never clog. For me, the no dairy thing, because I had an allergy, has really helped a lot. And I feel good.”
Australian twin sisters and musical duo Lisa and Jess Origliasso both eat plant-based diets; Jess follows a strict plant-based diet, whilst Lisa eats predominantly plant-based. Jess recently hosted plant-powered engagement party for her sister Lisa, and the twins are said to be working on a cookbook.
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