Sarah Silverman Talks Food Equity and Going Vegan

Vegan Sarah Silverman believes that food is a human right, as she recently shared on a new podcast.

“You know, one thing that bothers me is that to have a vegan diet or just a healthy’ whole food diet doesn’t seem to be accessible to all people. Again it comes back to that. Shouldn’t food be a right? Like healthy food?”

The comedian shared her thoughts on a recent podcast episode. She argued that the government should be in charge of healthcare and encourage people to eat a healthy diet because it would save them money.

“I’ll be in line at 7-11 or something and I’ll see a kid getting like Doritos and a Mountain Dew…I go ‘Really, there’s a bag of almonds here for the same price and it’s gonna fill you up and it’s gonna be delicious,’” she shared, adding that she’s turning into her mother.

“It would just be nice if healthy food was more accessible to all people. Access, access,” she told her audience. Silverman shared on a podcast in December 2020 that she would try to go vegan after a caller urged her to make the change.

“He’s right,” Silverman said on the podcast, repeatedly, and also shared that she recently stopped eating eggs. “That’s what I needed. I can’t unring this bell of information … I’m going to try to go vegan.”

Source: The Sarah Silverman Podcast/YouTube

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