Six-time NBA champion Scottie Pippen has recently launched a healthy vegan popcorn brand called “Husk”. The former pro basketball player ventured with chef R.C. Mills to create the created a delicious plant-based snack.
The popcorn is available in six different and unique flavors: Kale and Broccoli, Spirulina and Dragon Fruit, Matcha, Moringa, Yacon and Turmeric, and Coconut Water, and Cayenne and Ginger. The snacks, which are organically grown and free from gluten and any GMOs.
Pippen explained to PEOPLE that he wanted to create a delicious snack food that was both satisfying and nutritious.
“I think we’ve created something very good and very special and healthy … we have something that we think that every kid should love, and that’s eating his vegetables and eating something that’s healthy. We think we’ve hit a home run with Husk,”Scottie Pippen
Is Scottie Pippen vegan? well, we do not know for sure. Pippen, the 55-year-old said he increased his focus on health thus motivating him to change his diet. However, he didn’t reveal exactly what were those changes.
Pippen wouldn’t be the first basketball pro player to turn vegan.
Other players; like Portland Trail Blazers’ Enes Kanter, Kyrie Irving of the Brooklyn Nets, and Michael Porter Jr. of the Denver Nuggets adopted a plant-based diet to improve their athletic performance on the WBNA, three-time Olympic gold medalist Diana Taurasi has attributed her career longevity to her vegan diet.