No meat here! While some stars like a good burger or roast chicken, others prefer to follow a diet that doesn’t include meat. Vegetarians, such as Carrie Underwood, avoid foods like red meat, poultry and chicken, while vegan celebrities such as Mayim Bialik avoid meat and animal by-products, including eggs, cheese, cow’s milk and more.
the The Big Bang Theory alum teamed up with chef and friend Ali Cruddas on Bodhi Bowl, a vegan restaurant in downtown Los Angeles, which opened in May 2019. Although the restaurant has since closed, it was dedicated to inspiring people to choose a healthier, greener and more compassionate lifestyle through plant-based diets.
Bialik, a vegetarian since the age of 19, started following a vegan diet over ten years ago. “We always dreamed of vegan food being available to more people and at more reasonable prices because when I went vegan there really weren’t any vegan options,” she said. Us weekly exclusively at the time. “We’ve seen the vegan world explode, which is great.”
And even if the The Secret Life of the American Teenager alum knows that veganism is not the ‘solution for everyone’, she hopes more people will be open to the diet, even if it is only for one day a week. “I think the notion of meatless Mondays is really smart, and I think that’s a way for people to start. [vegan diets], “she added.” I always tell people to start being aware of the foods they are eating that are already delicious, even without meat or cheese. “
For Paul McCartney, who started the Meatless Monday movement in June 2009, the decision to cut meat from his diet came out of his “compassion” for animals. “We all have this chance in life to survive, so I like the idea of giving [animals] their best shot, ”said the Briton National Geographic in November 2017.
Regarding meatless Mondays, which involve people cutting meat out of their diet one day a week, the “Hey Jude” singer added, “The truth is, there are a lot of [vegetarian] options these days. What we’re doing with Meatless Monday is just getting people to try it for a day because it will make kind of a difference if enough people do it or if the idea spreads. “
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