Veg Celebrities

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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

Ricky Martin – vegetarian

Ricky Martin, pop musician, actor and author, looks just as youthful and vibrant as he did when he was ‘Livin’ la Vida Loca.’ Ricky said, “I just became vegetarian about three years ago.” The father of two switched to a vegetarian diet a few years ago, and talks about how wonderful he feels as a … Continue reading

Suzy Amis-Cameron embraces plant-based diet

Suzy Amis-Cameron has been embracing a plant-based diet since 2012. Alongside her famous filmmaker husband James Cameron, the pair have become very vocal with their vegan advocacy, touting not only the personal health and beauty benefits, but especially the planet-positive effects. “My whole focus now, when I have extra bandwidth, is spent bringing more awareness around … Continue reading

Kid Celebs go Vegan

Celebrities taking vegan pledges has become a part of Hollywood culture, and now Tinseltown’s tiny ones are next in line to take on veganism. Several Hollywood kids have taken the two-week vegan challenge and loved it. Kid rapper Lela Brown, who was a contestant on “America’s Got Talent,” has also signed up. “I decided to … Continue reading

Garibaldi was a vegetarian!

Giuseppe Garibaldi was an Italian general and politician who played a large role in the history of Italy. He was the foremost military figure and popular hero of the age of Italian unification and is considered one of Italy’s “fathers of the fatherland”. Now, not everyone knows it as it’s been left out of most … Continue reading

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