Carrie Underwood is one sexy vegetarian and her decision to not eat meat happened at a very young age. When the country star was 13, she decided to be a vegetarian because she couldn't stand the thought of eating animals she raised, considering them more as pets than a food source.
Growing up in Checotah, Oklahoma, Carrie grew up on a farm with her family. She never liked the thought of eating animals she got attached to.
Underwood told Exposay.com, "I'm a vegetarian because I love animals. I grew up on a farm and they were all my pets! So the thought of me or someone else eating my pets kind of freaked me out at a young age."
Underwood shared a story with Women's Health Magazine, about why she chose to stop eating meat. Her parents were banding cattle on their family farm. Banding is a painful form of castration and her parents explained that the banding made the cattle bigger. That was a key incident in making her be the vegetarian she is today.
PETA definitely approves of Carrie Underwood and the easily offended organization has named the 27-year-old superstar World's Sexiest Vegetarian twice. Many would agree that the country crooner is certainly one sexy vegetarian. She's stunning and looks exceptionally healthy. There's hardly a country musician out there that can wear the dresses and get away with the stunning looks that Underwood pulls off.
Saving animals' lives isn't the only reason Carrie likes to be a vegetarian. She thoroughly believes it's the healthiest way to be.
"I'm the most normal person in the universe, but I'm very health conscious," she told Women's Health Magazine. "I love working out. I love taking care of myself. We only have one body apiece and it's going to expire sometime, and I'm going to make sure it's a long, long time from now."
America's favorite country singer is an ardent supporter of the Human Society of the United States and has even made a number of public service announcements on behalf of the organization.
Ever the lover of animals, the sexy vegetarian would rather have the creatures in her life than singing. She reveals just how much animals mean to her when she tells Exposay:
"If you told me I could never sing again, I'd say that was horrible, but it's not my life. If you told me I could never be around animals again, I would just die."
Carrie Underwood is sexy not only for the fact she's beautiful and talented, but for the fact that she believes in saving the lives of million of animals and speaking out on behalf of them. It's not easy for a woman who grew up on a farm to wants cream of mushroom soup instead of turkey at a family gathering on Thanksgiving.
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