Veg Celebrities

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Mike Tyson is vegan

In 2012, the former heavyweight champ decided to go vegan. He told Oprah, “Becoming a vegan gave me another opportunity to live a healthy life. “I was so congested from all the drugs and bad cocaine, I could hardly breathe, I had high blood pressure, was almost dying and had arthritis.” Becoming vegan, he said, … Continue reading

Anna Paquin – vegetarian actress

Maybe “True Blood” provided just a little too much blood and gore for this actress, because in real life the 33 year old actress is vegetarian. When it comes to maintaining healthy lifestyles, there’s nothing nightmarish about the diet of Anna Paquin. “I eat a lot of vegetables. I eat a lot of fruit. I … Continue reading

The latest Vegan Football Players

San Diego cornerback Brandon Flowers has gone vegan.  Everyone says he looks noticeably fitter than ever. He says the big difference in his ability was his decision to go with a vegan diet, which he started earlier this year.  Brandon says, “I was up there in weight even though I felt like I was eating … Continue reading

House of Cards star, Kate Mara, has gone vegan!

On a road trip nearly a decade ago, Kate Mara remembers passing “miles upon miles of chicken coops” and realizing then “what a horrific life these animals were leading. I was unaware of factory farming until that moment.” She decided to become vegetarian. And five years later, inspired further after meeting with a nutritionist, she … Continue reading

Veg Runner Sets Another Record

Our very own Scott Jurek has broken another record! Scott completed the 2,189 miles of the Appalachian trail in 46 days, 8 hours and 7 minutes – an all time record. The 41 year old ultramarathoner averaged almost 50 miles a day. His run, as with his others, was fueled by his healthy vegan diet. … Continue reading

Vegan on Mount Everest

For several years now, Kuntal Joisher, a 35 year old software programmer from Los Angeles, has been trying to become the first vegan climber to conquer Mount Everest. His goal is to not only prove the physical power behind a plant-based diet, but also to represent the billions of animals slaughtered each year for food … Continue reading

Pamela Anderson feeds prisoners vegetarian food

Baywatch star Pamela Anderson fed Arizona prisoners a meat-free lunch on Wednesday and they appeared to like it. Anderson visited the Maricopa County Jail at the invitation of Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who took meat off jailhouse menus in September 2013 as we previously reported. The vegetarian policy has saved the county at least $200,000 a … Continue reading

Adam Richman goes vegan

Man v. Food star Adam Richman has some shocking news: He’s gone vegan! Man v. Food is an American food reality television series on the Travel Channel. Richman, who routinely devoured steaks, burgers, and other meat laden products on the television series, said that he’s been vegan for about three months as he trains for … Continue reading

Remembering Famous Vegetarians

This month we remember Martin Luther King, and the black vegetarians who have contributed so much to the civil rights movement. Let’s also remember other great vegetarians who have contributed to civil rights, or the development of a better life for us all, throughout American history. Many people are surprised to learn that Cesar Chavez, who … Continue reading

Vegetarians in the Military

In observance of Veteran’s Day, Vegetarians of Washington asks you to join us in honoring all the service men and women, past, present, and future. Please remember especially all the vegetarians in the military today and everyday. One such vegetarian was United States Marine Captain Alan Jones of Quantico, Virginia, nicknamed Captain America. Although crippled … Continue reading

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