Mark Zuckerberg: I'm Eating Only The Meat I Kill

Mark Zuckerberg: I'm Eating Only What I Kill

Each year Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg aims to try something new and take on a different "personal challenge." Last year it was learning Chinese, this year it's a bit more dramatic of a change.

He's only eating what he kills with his own hands.

He told Fortune in an interview, "The only meat I'm eating is from animals I've killed myself."

Since the new regimen started, he has killed several types of animals, including a pig and a goat.

He wrote:

This year, my personal challenge is around being thankful for the food I have to eat. I think many people forget that a living being has to die for you to eat meat, so my goal revolves around not letting myself forget that and being thankful for what I have. This year I've basically become a vegetarian since the only meat I'm eating is from animals I've killed myself. So far, this has been a good experience. I'm eating a lot healthier foods and I've learned a lot about sustainable farming and raising of animals.

Apparently, while the new method of determining what to eat may not be the most popular way to do things, those close to Zuckerberg are warming to it. According to the Fortune story, Zuckerberg's girlfriend also seems to be following the diet with him since they spend so much time together.

The new diet has begun with small steps. Zuckerberg started small with seafood, eventually moving up to chickens and larger animals. His first kill was a lobster, which he boiled alive.

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