Nominated for an Oscar for his starring
role in The Green Mile, FOX's The Finder's, Michael Clarke Duncan's
healthful vegetarian diet keeps him in the best shape of his life. Once plagued
by illnesses and spending thousands of dollars on meat, Michael has turned his
health around by going vegetarian.
He joins Russell
Simmons, Bill Clinton, Woody Harrelson, Forest Whitaker,
and a long list of other healthy,
men whose meat-free lifestyles help save animals' lives and their own.
Michael's exclusive behind-the-scenes interview to hear his
Since going vegetarian, "Big Mike"
has shed 35
pounds from his 6-foot-5 frame—and
is a lot healthier. Michael keeps his
trimmer, fitter body strong by getting much of his vitamins and nutrients
from plants. Instead of packing on protein
from an artery-clogging steak, he eats fruits, vegetables, and legumes such as
beans, peanuts, and tofu,
just like vegetarian athletes Ricky Williams,
and Daniel Bryan,
just to name a few. Going vegetarian keeps Michael at a lesser risk of our
nation's biggest killers, including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and strokes.
Michael took the
following steps to go vegetarian—follow his lead today:
Almost all of us grew up eating meat, wearing leather, and going to circuses and zoos. We never considered the impact of these actions on the animals involved. For whatever reason, you are now asking the question: Why should animals have rights? Read more.