Friday, 10 February 2012
Pride: got greens?
Natalie Portman, who is an advocate for animal rights, has been a vegetarian since childhood. She became a vegan in 2009 after reading Jonathan Safran Foer's Eating Animals. She does not eat animal products or wear fur, feathers, or leather. "All of my shoes are from Target and Stella McCartney," she has said. In 2007, she launched her own brand of vegan footwear. During her pregnancy in 2011, Portman went off her vegan diet and returned to vegetarianism. (from wikipedia)
News on the web is that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are in a constant struggle over what they should be feeding their six children. Pitt, who’s an alleged vegetarian, wants his children to go meat-free while Angie thinks that red meat is an important part of a child’s diet. A friend of the couple told the Daily Mail: “Brad hates seeing the children eating meat and he’s annoyed with how much red meat Angelina has.
“He goes on about the damage caused by methane gases from cattle and that the family should go veggie but Angie says that’s never going to happen.
For years it’s been whispered that Pitt is a vegetarian, but no real proof has ever surfaced. Got any leads? Chime in and tell us if you can find a reputable source proving Pitt’s plant-based diet. (Source)
Carl Lewis is vegan. He reached the top of his career aged thirty on a vegan diet which he has claimed is better suited to him because he can eat a larger quantity without affecting his athleticism and he believes that switching to a vegan diet can lead to improved athletic performance. (from wikipedia)