They all dropped meat from their diet, but went back after noticing changes in energy and health.
A nutritious-diet is one of the most important factors in maintaining a happy and healthy lifestyle. It is important to listen to your body and identify the nutrients that are needed, including many of the nutrients found in beef. Some celebrities have tried limiting or removing animal-proteins from their diets but have returned after experiencing declining health while on a vegan or vegetarian diet.
Anne Hathaway famously made her “health rebuttal” when she returned to a diet including meat. The actress was known to sustain a completely vegan diet, even serving a full vegan menu at her wedding.
Hathaway stated that her vegan diet had taken toll on her health, revealing that she felt tired and weak while filming Interstellar. She told Harper’s Bazaar, “I didn’t feel good or healthy,” but said that after adding protein back she “just felt better.”
Hathaway isn’t the only celebrity to embrace the health benefits of animal-based protein…
For his 30th wedding anniversary, former President Bill Clinton received the gift that keeps on giving; a healthy diet. His wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, consulted with Dr. Mark Hyman to provide her husband advice on a more nutritious, healthy diet.
The first recommendation Dr. Hyman had for Former President Clinton: discontinue his vegan lifestyle. Dr. Hyman explained how fish and lean protein are an important part of a healthy diet, even suggesting the Clintons carry beef jerky as a snack. Beef is an excellent source of vitamin B12 and zinc and a good source of iron – just a 3-ounce serving of lean beef contains 25 grams of protein all for about 150 calories. The vegan diet often lacks important nutrients that other sources of protein readily provide, because many of these necessary nutrients are often not available in plant-based protein sources.
The New York Times called it “The Clinton Cleanse,” known to emphasize mostly gluten-free whole foods, proteins and natural fats. Though President Bill Clinton raised eyebrows when he gave up his vegan lifestyle to return to a high protein diet, he made a commitment to putting his health first.
Anne Hathaway and President Bill Clinton aren’t alone. Ozzy Osbourne, Rachel McAdams and even Justin Bieber returned to a diet including meat, after reporting changes in energy and attitude. A reporter from Pennsylvania recently chronicled his experience going back to eating meat from veganism; stating that his first bite into his steak “couldn’t have been more perfect.”
A recent study by the Humane Research Council found that 84 percent of vegetarians and vegans return to eating meat. Why did they turn back? A full 35 percent of participants indicated that declining health was the main reason they reverted back to eating meat – just like Hathaway and Clinton.