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These Celebs Reveal Why They Decided to Go Vegan

A vegan lifestyle isn’t for everyone — but according to chef Gordon Ramsay and these other celebs, there is a reason behind their change in diet.

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Vegan, Gordon Ramsay

Celebs that have hopped on the vegan diet — and aren’t looking back

Shocked by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay’s decision to go vegan? You shouldn’t be. He’s one of many celebs that have adopted a vegan diet for a slew of reasons ranging from animal rights to luminous skin.

Related: 12 expert steps on how to start a vegan lifestyle.

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Vegan, Arianna Grande

Ariana Grande

The singer became vegan because of her love for animals, as well as the health benefits. “…I am a firm believer in eating a full plant-based, whole food diet that can expand your life length and make you an all-round happier person,” Grande told The Mirror UK. “It is tricky dining out, but I just stick to what I know – veggies, fruit and salad – then when I get home I’ll have something else.”

Related: The essential items you need on your vegan shopping list.

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Vegan, Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman

The Oscar-winner credits the diet for her glowing skin. “Diet is a big part of it.,” she told InStyle. “I’m vegan, and I drink a lot of water. If I have dairy, I break out immediately. Her dedication to veganism runs deeper than glowing skin — she’s a vegan activist currently producing and narrating the upcoming doc Eating Animals. And yes, she lives in Paris and no, she still doesn’t eat croissants.

Related: Try this fruity energy bar recipe for when you’re hangry.

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Vegan, Jenna Dewan-Tatum

Jenna Dewan-Tatum

The dancer/actress has been vegan since watching a documentary as a kid, and decided not to touch meat again. “It just stuck. I feel good about it morally and physically,’ she told Women’s Health UK.

Related: HowYouTuber Lauren Toyota started going vegan and stuck with it.

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Vegan, Olivia Wilde

Olivia Wilde

The actress says veganism makes her feel better overall. “[Being vegan] is not always easy and accessible,” she told Huffington Post. “But it’s a way of life and makes me as a person feel really good and physically look better. My skin was better, energy was better.”

Related: Riverdale’s Camila Mendes is done with dieting — and so are these other celebs!

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Vegan, Alicia Silverstone

Alicia Silverstone

The actress went vegan for the animals, but noticed her health struggles (acne, asthma and constipation) vanished when she adopted the diet. She’s written a book on veganism, The Kind Diet, and continues to be outspoken about the subject.

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