Thursday, 5 December 2013

Jay Z goes green or as he likes to call it ' Plant based '

Yes the international superstar Jay Z announced yesterday that he is turning Vegan ! But for how long, The rapper announced on his Blog Life+Time that he is tuning vegan for his 44th Birthday and has also roped his wife Beyonce into it. Jay Z has been eating an all vegan breakfast for the past couple of weeks suggested to him by friend and fellow Vegan Gwyneth Paltrow . He goes on to say that it was much easier than he thought it would be. Jay Z decided to take it one step further and take on a 22 day Vegan or as he likes to call it 'Plant based' Diet. His first day was the 3rd of December and his final day will be Christmas day the 25th. Many people wonder why Jay Z decided to go with 22 days , Psychologists believe the reason he is going 22 days is because it takes 21 days to break a habit and on the 22nd day you've found a way. So maybe this is a lead on to a full time Vegan commitment. He quote's 

“I don’t know what happens after Christmas. A semi-vegan, a full plant-based diet? Or just a spiritual and physical challenge? We’ll see…”

What a way to celebrate you're 44th Birthday '' So you can call is a spiritual and physical cleanse. I will post my Progress .. Any professional vegans out there that have any great food spots please help out ! Please' 
I will be updating all of you on his progress and you heard the many any vegans out there get in touch and share you're recipes with him .. 

Follow JayZ's Blog Life + Times

          Beyonce shares with Instagram some of Vegan Meals 
                Huge interest as you can see from the Likes

Reasons to try a Vegan / Plant based diet. Again you don't need to be a Full time Vegan to eat amazing Vegan food and there are many health benefits to adding plant based foods to you're diet even part time 

Kale contains more calcium per calorie than milk -- 90 grams per serving -- and is better absorbed. Try this great kale salad!

A vegan diet has been shown to help treat Type 2 diabetes for many diagnosed with the disease . 

It also prevents obesity and weigh typically 2 to 20 percent lighter than meat eaters.

20 percent of the worlds pollution is related to the Meat industry 

Veganism is not a fad diet it has been around for centuries like in ancient Greece and ancient India. It is still a huge part of Indian culture and Buddhism for thousands of years 

Eating a plant based diet is hugely economical  

Go vegan for a healthy mind as well! Vegans have lower incidences of anxiety and depression than meat eaters.

Vegans have 34 percent fewer incidences of female-specific cancers, like breast, cervical and ovarian cancer.

About 60 percent of adults can't digest milk... and humans are the only animals to drink another animal's milk and to drink milk as adults! Hmmm... gotcha thinkin'?

Every vegan saves more than 100 animals a year from horrible abuse and slaughter.

Some of our favourite celebs are full tie Vegans including  Carrie Underwood, Gwyneth Paltrow, Pamela Anderson, Ellen Degeneras, Joan Jett, Lea Michelle, Leona Lewis, Natalie Portman, Bill Clinton, Jared Leto, Mike Tyson, Stevo- O from jackass, Russel Brand, Tobey maguire, Woody harrelson and not to forget Irish Model and Miss World Rosanna Davidson . 

       I also really wanted to include this as i think it is such

       an amazing Christmas gift Idea ! Friend to Jay Z and
       Beyonce Gwyneth Paltrow has been a vegan for years.
       Her cook book is amazing and it is on my own xmas 
       list, you dont need to be a Vegan to eat amazing Helathy
       plant based food . I HIGHLY recommend this book

            Available in most bookstores including Brown 
            Thomas and Eason


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