Wellness Health & Well-being Hugh Jackman May Go Vegan After Crazy 'Wolverine' Diet By Michael d'Estries Writer State University of New York at Geneseo Michael d’Estries has been writing about science, culture, space and sustainability since 2005. His writing has appeared on Business Insider, CNN, and Forbes. our editorial process Michael d'Estries Updated June 05, 2017 The Wolverine. Share Twitter Pinterest Email Wellness Health & Well-being Clean Beauty When we last heard Hugh Jackman talking about the mental and physically-challenging body transformation he undergoes to become the superhero Wolverine, the 44-year-old was consuming over 5,000 calories daily. In a new interview with Men's Health magazine, he admits that number is actually a bit higher. "I eat one steak a day minimum," he revealed, adding that his daily caloric intake is now above 6,000. "Now I don’t know any doctors recommending a 12oz steak every day. I’m pretty sure that’s not good. And my carbon footprint is disgusting." In a separate discussion with the Daily Mail, Jackman added that he also downs a dozen eggs every day, saying that he's worried he might have a heart attack. "The only way that seems to work is eating chicken. I know there are vegan bodybuilders but chicken is what works for me. Lots and lots of chicken."