Models and Ultimate Fighters on a vegan diet plan

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Models, Boxers, Bodybuilders & Ultimate Fighters on a Vegan Diet Plan

Many people, in a variety of careers, have found that the Vegan diet plan can work for them, no matter their career field and that this lifestyle is just as easy to maintain in their line of work; as well as, found it to even excel their career. Models, boxers, body builders, and even UFC fighters live very healthy lives and maintain successful careers while choosing the Vegan lifestyle.

Model, Anthony Anderson said on the Huffington post, that after only two weeks “…I felt so amazing that I could never go backs again.” And he believes “…it has the most nutrition…” As a model Anderson has to maintain a tone physique and has no problem doing so, as he gains plenty of raw protein coupled with consistent exercise. (Great article here about raw protein in whole foods plant based here at Matter of fact, (according to Nubry), the Vegan diet on the go has become very popular lately amongst many Victoria Secret models such as, Lily Aldridge, Erin Heatherton, Karolina Kurkova… and more. As models, they live a very busy lifestyle and found that the vegan diet not only works great to not only help them survive fashion week, but keeps them healthy on a full time basis while maintaining their desired weight.

Marzia Prince is unique, as she is not only a bodybuilder, but a professional fitness model as well. According to an interview on Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness, she had adopted the vegan diet to help her deal with her food allergies, but has now found this to be one of the best benefits for her personally and in regards to her career. She feels relieved to not have to go through the vicious cycle of vigorous dieting before a competition and then after, was left feeling fatigued and hungry, which than led to binge eating and unwanted weight gain.

`Mac Danzig, Winner of the Ultimate Fighter (Season 6), despite years of criticism and skepticism among peers he maintains a Vegan lifestyle and has for many years. According to an article on UFC, Danzig started this lifestyle 8 years ago and just recently has been met with more acceptance over his decision to eat Vegan. The biggest misconception he addresses with athletes is the need they feel for large amounts of protein in order to gain and maintain muscle. He says the same can be accomplished with a vegan diet, as it is less about protein and more about a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle.  (Great article here about raw protein in whole foods plant based here at

Cam Awesome, extreme heavyweight and amateur boxer, who even won the Arnold Classic Super Heavyweight title in 2003, credits a lot of his success in his career to living a Vegan lifestyle. Unlike Awesome who started his Vegan diet to lose weight; Austin Aries, American Pro Wrestler, pursued a Vegan lifestyle after seeing studies, research and documentaries on the corporate food system of America. Aries states, “As I continued on my journey and became more aware and educated on the corporate food system I’ve made better choices” (Great Vegan Athletes).

All in all, there are numerous people, working in many different types of career, discovering the success of living a Vegan lifestyle. All of their reason, careers and personal goals are different, but their success and overall satisfaction and success are very synonymous with each other.



Rich and Famous on a Vegan Diet Plan

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President Clinton started eating a whole foods plant based diet after enduring a quadruple bypass surgery in 2004 and a later stent surgery, the 42nd President adopted a vegan diet in 2010. He’s has now  lost over 20 pounds, and has become a believer in a vegan and meatless diet. Clinton told a CNN reporter. “All my blood tests are good, and my vital signs are good, and I feel good, and I also have, believe it or not, more energy.”

Carrie Underwood grew up on a farm, however she became a vegetarian at age 13. Later realizing she was slightly lactose intolerant she jumped to being a vegan in 2011.  She does slip up for traditional or social reasons if need be. Entertainment Wise reported here saying: “I am a vegan but I consider myself to be a practical vegan, if I order something on a menu and it has a sprinkling of cheese on top I’m not going to send it back.”

Long-time vegetarian Natalie Portman went vegan in 2009 after reading Jonathan Safran Foer’s Eating Animals. She even went on to blog about it on The Huffington Post. “The human cost of factory farming — both the compromised welfare of slaughterhouse workers and, even more, the environmental effects of the mass production of animals — is staggering,” she wrote.

Alicia Silverstone went vegan more than 15 years ago at age 21, according to Health Magazine. Silverstone told Oprah that she had puffy eyes, asthma, acne and insomnia and constipation but after making the switch to a whole foods plant based diet all of that cleared up. The New York Times reports she loves animals and decided to make the switch after watching documentaries on the food industry. Silverstone authored The Kind Diet, a book on vegan cuisine in 2009, and offers other diet pointers and green tips on her website, The Kind Life. Excellent website, loaded with lots of good information health and fitness tips and how to live a healthier life.

Woody Harrelson The Hunger Games star is hungry for a whole foods plant based diet as well and has been for over 25 years, according to a previous Huffington Post article. At the beginning of Harrelson’s career a girl noticed him blowing his nose when he was taking the bus home and he had acne all over his face which he had had for years. She looked at him and said you are lactose intolerant. If you quit dairy, all these symptoms will be one in three days. He was 24 at the time and figured he had nothing to lose so he tried it and sure enough within 3 days gone! Harrelson is also environmentally conscious. He lives on a working organic farm in Maui with his family, refuses to talk on a cellphone because of electromagnetic waves, and prefers to drive energy efficient cars. Mother Nature Network reports that he is a co-owner of Sage, a vegan restaurant and the world’s first organic beer garden that opened recently.

After reading Eat to Live by Dr. Joel Furhman and feeling unhealthy from weight gain and processed food, the singer-songwriter Alanis Morsette became vegan in 2009. OK Magazine reported that she made the switch to a whole foods plant based diet for “Longevity. I realized I want to live till I’m 120. There’s a lifestyle that I am now happily creating that can, as best as is possible, prevent most forms of cancer and other diseases.” In the interview she also said that she had lost 20 pounds within months of becoming vegan and feels more energetic.

These are just a few examples of many, many famous people switching to the new whole foods, plant based life style. Also check out my wife’s awesome cookbook below to start your new whole foods plant based journey!

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