Quick, name five genius scientists and inventors…
Albert Einstein, Leonardo da Vinci, Isaac Newton, Nikola Tesla, Thomas Edison.
All vegetarians? Of course. Elephant journal includes five others on its list.
How about philosophers and cultural innovators? Pythagoras, Siddhartha Gautama the Buddha, Leo Tolstoy, Marsilio Ficino, Plato by some accounts… See here for a longer list.