The 42nd president of the United States still lives in the hearts of millions of Americans. The former president and attorney, Clinton, has had a long political career. Having served as the governor of Arkansas, Bill deserves to be in the hall of fame of politics, if there is such a thing.
There is no doubt that Bill is known for his politics, however, recently, he rose to fame for entirely another reason. In the last couple of months, he has succeeded in losing more than 30 pounds which, of course, didn’t go unnoticed.
There were a lot of people who wanted to know what Clinton has done to himself. Everyone was somewhat worried as the 66 years old Clinton had lost a huge amount of weight. Some thought that he was fighting some kind of illness while others suggested that he is getting older.
However, the truth was totally different. Bill was totally healthy and the change in his appearance wasn’t because of his age. In fact, he had learned the importance of staying healthy. So, the question then arise is how did he do that. How did Clinton lose weight? Let’s find out.
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Bill Clinton’s Weightloss Journey
“I just decided that I was the high-risk person, and I didn’t want to fool with this anymore. And I wanted to live to be a grandfather”, Clinton explained the motive behind his weight loss. He continued, “So I decided to pick the diet that I thought would maximize my chances of long-term survival“.
The diet he chose for his “long-term survival” was the vegan diet. He became a devoted vegan. Which means no meat at all. Not only just meat, no kind of dairy product. Not even a discussion about such food while being at the dining table.
If you were to dine with Clinton, you would find a lot of vegetable recipes that you didn’t even consider possible. Here are some of Bill’s favorite recipes, cherry tomatoes, Gigante beans with onions, roasted cauliflower, and shredded red beets in vinaigrette.
All of this healthy diet has helped him a lot in getting into shape and staying energetic in old age. Besides the diet plan, Clinton has worked a lot on his workout routine as well. Clinton starts his day by running for an hour. He also performs the ancient practice of yoga to put his mind at ease.
When your daily routine consists of such tasks, healthy results are inevitable and that’s what happened to Bill. He has successfully gotten rid of unhealthy pounds and is on the march towards a healthier life.
Before & After Weight Loss
Clinton went from 218 pounds to 185 pounds meanwhile losing 33 pounds. This journey has proved to be a very revolutionary one. After adopting a vegan diet, Bill has seen its magic and is now all committed to it.
Bill is Worried About Americans’ Health
When Clinton was asked what would he suggest to his fans, he showed a lot of concern about the health of an average American. He said that we have become addicted to unhealthy foods such as fast food and a lot of such other stuff.
While saying so, Bill also knew how much Americans love delicious food. That’s why he gave a suggestion to his fellow Americans. Bill said, “You can make whipped cauliflower as a substitute for mashed potatoes, and it’s great“.
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After serving as a president for 8 years (1993-2001), Clinton has now taken care of his health. He now serves his health and well-being. By shifting to a vegan diet, Bill has not only transformed his health completely but has also set a good example for his fellow countrymen.