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Chris Hemsworth tried a plant-based diet while filming The Avengers, claims his personal trainer.

According to trainer Luke Zocchi, Hemsworth managed to maintain his muscly physique on the diet.

Speaking on Australian TV show Today Extra, Zocchi said they were surprised by the results.

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Zocchi added: “It was a big experiment we tried to see if he could keep all his muscle being vegan.

“It actually surprised me as well because we’re all in this mentality of ‘gotta eat animal protein, protein, protein’ but you can get a lot of protein from beans.”

It is not clear whether Hemsworth is still following the plant-based diet. His brother – and fellow actor Liam – is famously part of a vegan power couple, along with partner Miley Cyrus.

Maria Chiorando

Maria is a news and features writer for Plant Based News. As a former magazine editor, newspaper reporter, and features writer, her work has been published by The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and various regional newspapers, as well as Vegan Life magazine and Vegan Trade Journal. She has interviewed a huge range of people, from Prime Ministers to authors, activists, pop stars and actors, and enjoys the varied range of topics writing for PBN allows her to tackle. She was previously the editor of Plant Based News for over 3 years.