The vegan diet is becoming increasingly fashionable these days, with both common people and big sports celebs adopting it! They chose to live a vegan lifestyle for what reasons? People follow this diet for a variety of reasons, but the health advantages of a vegan diet are one that is frequently cited.
Few Sports Celebrities who adopted Vegan lifestyle :
1. Venus Williams ,
the other half of the tennis-prominent sister combo, is regarded as one of the top tennis players in the world and has a record of more than 500 victories in women's singles and doubles. Williams started eating a raw vegan diet in order to regain her health after being diagnosed with an autoimmune condition in 2011 and was forced to withdraw from the U.S. Open as a result. She admitted to Health that she had to alter her life and make certain modifications. I was fortunate enough to discover "something that let me get back to doing what I love."
2. Tia Blanco
According to the World Surf League, this professional surfer is among the top 50 female surfers. The Rip Curl Pro Tofino Championship was won by her in 2018 thanks to her surfing prowess. The Puerto Rican's veganism has also garnered attention. She grew up eating only vegetables, switching to a vegan diet at the age of 15. After watching the video "Glass Walls," which depicts the atrocities of slaughterhouses, and T. Colin Campbell's "The China Study." Blanco discussed her compassionate lifestyle with Teen Vogue "Animal agriculture is the main contributor to species extinction, ocean dead zones, water pollution, and habitat degradation from an environmental perspective.
3. Lionel Messi
The FC Barcelona forward is regarded as one of the sport's all-time greats. With 91 goals in all throughout the 2012 season, he established new records in the sport. After Messi's homeland Argentina's failure to win the 2014 World Cup, he made the decision to alter his diet. He saw an Italian dietitian after the defeat, who advised him to adopt a vegan diet. The South American claims that cutting back on meat and increasing his intake of whole grains, fresh fruit, and veggies makes him feel better.
4. DeAndre Jordan
NBA star DeAndre Jordan, was traded to the New York Knicks in 2019. According to sportswriter, Daniel Lebosky, the NBA veteran has been a mentor in developing a defensive-minded game strategy. The 6'11", 265-pound athlete began to wean off meat in 2016. Jordan is also an investor in plant-based meat company Beyond Meat.
5. Chris Smalling
The English football player plays as a center-back and is one of the most decorated players for Premiere League Manchester United. Off the pitch, Smalling is a decorated animal advocate. He has been vegan since 2018,joining his already-vegan wife and former model, Sam Cooke, in order to make meal prep simpler during her pregnancy. The couple welcomed their first baby, Leo Asher, on May 14. Smalling has also spoken up for animals by appearing in a campaign for animal right's group, PETA. - [Smalling] We all love animals and I think. Once your eyes are open to what is going on behind closed doors, people can't ignore it.
This Canadian figure skater won two medals along with partner Eric Radford at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeong Chang, taking home a bronze and a gold. The pair has also won several world titles at Grand Prix events and the Four Continents Championship. Duhamel adopted a vegan diet in 2008, after a book called "Skinny Bitch" caught her attention at an airport. She told CBC, "I just thought, wow,"that seems so interesting. I woke up the next morning, "cleaned out my fridge and said, I'm going to learn "about whole grains and fruits and vegetables." The skater also has a vegan blog called "Lots of Greens," where she posts favorite recipes, documents her personal journey and writes about the holistic approach to her skating career
Why did everyone become vegan?
Every person has a different motivation for living a vegan diet, whether it be for aesthetic or health reasons, medical conditions, animal rights, environmental activism, or just because they enjoy the way vegan cuisine makes them feel and look. If you do some research on your favorite vegan celebrity, you'll discover that many of them credit their diet with giving them a healthy body, a young appearance, vitality, and beautiful skin. It is indisputable that celebrities' health and physical appearance have significantly improved even if they follow a vegan diet due to environmental or animal rights concerns!
Regardless of your motivation for being vegan, one thing is for certain: living a vegan diet can cure your body, mind, and overall health in fantastic, spectacular, and occasionally miraculous ways.