Steve Jobs had an extreme diet that included fasting for days and eating the same vegetables over and over again - here's what Apple's visionary cofounder liked to eat
- Apple cofounder Steve Jobs had some peculiar eating habits.
- From an early age, Jobs would only eat fruits and vegetables, and fasted for several days at a time.
- When Jobs discovered he had pancreatic cancer, he went against doctors' wishes and tried healing himself by pursuing an extreme vegetarian diet.
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Steve Jobs was an intense person. One famous aspect of his personality, aside from his piercing stares and his charming aloofness at times, was his compulsion to only eat fruits and vegetables.
According to his official biography, Jobs learned from an early age that he could induce euphoria by choosing not to eat for long periods of time. He was a vegetarian for most of his life, and even became vegan at certain points, but his meals were always small and simple whenever he ate. He was very picky - and if food wasn't to his liking, for one reason or another, Jobs could also be exceptionally cruel to servers, chefs, and even restaurant managers.So, what did Jobs eat? We combed through Jobs' biography, written by Walter Isaacson, to highlight Jobs' interesting relationship with food. (Be sure to buy Isaacson's book, "Steve Jobs," for even more fascinating stories about the Apple cofounder.)