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With a bod like that, we knew he had to be a bit of a health nut. 

Liam Hemsworth covers the latest issue of Men's Fitness magazine, and in addition to discussing his past engagement to Miley Cyrus, he also opens up about his diet and exercise regime, revealing he recently adopted a vegan diet. 

"My own health, and after all the information I gathered about the mistreatment of animals, I couldn't continue to eat meat. The more I was aware of, the harder and harder it was to do," the 25-year-old Hunger Games star replied when asked what made him decide to change his eating habits.

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"About six months ago I went and saw a nutritionist to do a blood-diet analysis," Hemsworth continued. "He basically told me, based on my blood type and all the other different little tests they do, that red meat was good for me, and I should eat a lot more red meat and various other foods. So I started doing that, and the more red meat I ate, the worse I felt." 

Thanks to his Hunger Games co-star Woody Harrelson, the Australian actor was inspired to try a vegan diet. 

"I have a lot of friends who are vegan. Woody Harrelson was actually one of the original reasons I became vegan, because he's been vegan for, I don't know, 30 years or something. So, with the facts I was gathering, and then just how I was physically feeling, I felt like I had to do something different, so I adopted this vegan-diet lifestyle. It's been almost five months now," he shared. 

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He added of his current diet, "There are no negatives to eating like this. I feel nothing but positive, mentally and physically. I love it. I feel like it also has a kind of a domino effect on the rest of my life."

In fact, the youngest Hemsworth brother is such a proponent of a vegan lifestyle that he's convinced his eldest brother, Chris Hemsworth, to change his eating habits, too. 

"Chris is obviously extremely healthy and has played Thor and has had to work out a lot over the past few years," he said of his big brother. "But he has a lot of digestive issues, and he's constantly trying to figure out what's best for his system. Through talking to me, he's somewhat adapting, I think, to eating more vegetables and more plant-based stuff." 

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While Hemsworth, who is a fan of surfing and "high intensity body-weight workouts," says he doesn't miss eating meet, he still has one weakness: cheese. 

"I never get cravings for meat. The less I eat meat, the harder it is to imagine eating it. I get cravings for cheese, though," he revealed before admitting, "Every time I'd go to New York, one of my favorite things to do was to go and eat a bunch of pizza. I've had cheese pizza, like, once in the past four months. It was in New York, and it was in the first few weeks of being vegan. I was with some friends, and we'd had a couple of beers—you walk around and there's pizza everywhere, and it's like, 'Ah, God, I've gotta have a slice!'" 

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