Bill Clinton Goes Vegan

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A year ago, Bill Clinton made headlines for his “almost vegan” diet. Now, he is in the spotlight again for his diet, claiming he is now 100 percent vegan.

PETA’s “Person of the Year” appears to be living up to his title by sharing his message about the health benefits of a vegan diet.

“I had played Russian roulette because even though I had changed my diet some and cut down on the caloric total of my ingestion and cut back on much of the cholesterol in the food I was eating,” Clinton said, according to the Boston Herald. “I still – without any scientific basis to support what I did – was taking in a lot of extra cholesterol without knowing it. So that’s when I made a decision to really change.”

Some studies have shown that vegans have a lower risk for developing diseases like cancer, obesity, heart disease and diabetes.

Bill Clinton not only wants to improve his own health but also the health of others. The Clinton Foundation has teamed up with the American Heart Association to provide better school lunches and promote exercise.

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The reason to become a vegan is not only for diet purpose, it will also keep us to become a healthy person and have a lower risk of sickness or diseases.


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Posted on November 23, 2011, in vegan, Vegan's Delight and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Veganism is not a diet. I’m glad Bill Clinton is eating all vegan, but still that does not make one a vegan. Someone who eats all vegan is an herbivore. Vegans do not use animals for food, clothing, breeding, products, entertainment, experimentation, sex or for any other human use. Veganism is about non-participation in animal exploitation. That is its essence.

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