Hugh Jackman has not only been portraying Wolverine, but he’s been eating like Wolverine, too. Now he wants to make a big change… and an apology.
Jackman will be gracing the cover of Men’s Health Magazine for their August 2013 issue. In his featured interview, he discusses his work-out routine and diet to get into Wolverine shape. He sounds thankful that it’s ending.
“I eat one steak a day, minimum,” Jackman tells Men’s Health. “Now I don’t know any doctors recommending a 12oz steak every day. I’m pretty sure that’s not good. And my carbon footprint is disgusting.”
All that steak put him over the edge and now he’s ready for a break, confessing, “…I think after this film I need to be vegan for a while, just as my way of giving back to the animals.”
Maybe when the film wraps up, Jackman can kick back and watch the inspiring documentary Forks Over Knives, read Vegan Bodybuilding and Fitness (written by vegan bodybuilder, Robert Cheeke), flip through the latest issue of Vegan Health and Fitness magazine, and check out some amazing videos of the vegan bodybuilders of Vegan Calisthen-X. Because clearly, animal protein is not necessary for a Wolverine-style physique.
Kudos to Jackman for honestly sharing his feelings and being in tune with animals and the environment and how they’re connected with what we eat. Hopefully he really will go vegan, and hopefully it will be for longer than “a while.”
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