Vegan actress Alicia Silverstone has credited veganism for her son’s good behavior. The Clueless star recently spoke to media outlet US Weekly about her eight-year-old son, Bear, and their vegan lifestyle. “I’ve never had to raise my voice to Bear,” Silverstone said. “I can just say ‘No, thank you’ and we respect each other and listen to each other … A lot of it is the parenting, but a lot of it is the food. When your kid feels good, they act well.” When asked if Bear is a fussy eater, Silverstone said he eats a lot of greens. “I’m imagining that doesn’t count as a picky eater. He eats kale pretty much almost every day. And he eats bok choy, and he eats cabbage, and he has brown rice and quinoa.” Silverstone, who is a longtime animal-rights activist, was honored last year with the Hope Award from animal-rights group Mercy For Animals for her work in inspiring the world to be a kinder place.

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