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Lewis Hamilton on being Vegan

Agoodenough
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Hi everyone, I saw this article this morning and thought I’d share it for anyone who is interested. Ali πŸ™‚

Lewis Hamilton 'Healthier And Happier' Than Ever On A Vegan Diet

The celebrity racing-driver has also credited his muscle gain to eating plant-based protein

Formula One World Champion, Lewis Hamilton, has said he's 'healthier and happier' than ever before on a vegan diet.

The athlete took to Instagram to inform his 10.8 million followers that he's decided to 'bulk up' after driver weight rules for the 2019 Formula 1 season have loosened.

Hamilton, who revealed that he'd adopted a plant-based diet back in September 2017, states he has gained 15lb, going from 68kg (150lb) - a weight he has had to maintain for the past 12 years - to 75kg (165lb).

'Wish I did it sooner'

"Adding weight was easy and I did this on a vegan diet. People say 'oh I need my protein and that's why I could never go vegan'," he wrote.

"I have plenty of protein in my diet and I've gained muscle, and I'm healthier and happier than I've ever been. Wish I did it sooner."

'I choose to love'

This isn't the first time Hamilton has spoken out about veganism. Last year he blasted the meat industry for 'animal torture' on Instagram, saying: "Every bit of meat, chicken, or fish you eat, every bit of leather or fur you wear, has come from an animal that has been tortured, pulled away from their families and brutally killed.

"We all have choices to make and if you are ok with it, then that's you, but I choose to love, to be conscious of what I'm supporting and I refuse to support the companies that buy from those companies killing and torturing animals."

(Article curtesy of plant based news - Photo curtesy of Instagram)

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Well done to Lewis for speaking out. A Vegan diet is rich in many things and if I hadn't had food poisoning back in November I would have made a lot more dishes by now. Can't wait to be 100% better (I'm a lot better than I was) so that I can embark on all the lovely foods you can make.

Thank you for sharing Ali. :)

Agoodenough
AgoodenoughAdministrator in reply to crazyfitness

Hi, yes it’s a shame that happened as it has really set you back. Sounds like you’re getting there now though.

crazyfitness
crazyfitnessStar in reply to Agoodenough

Yes it certainly is but certainly hasn't stopped me being Vegan πŸ˜€

Agoodenough
AgoodenoughAdministrator in reply to crazyfitness

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So he’s lovely on the inside as well as on the outside 😍😍

Agoodenough
AgoodenoughAdministrator in reply to Bridget007

That’s a kind thing to say 😁 and yes, you are right.

Thank you for this Ali. You are a hero as is everyone who

β€œchooses to love”!

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Agoodenough
AgoodenoughAdministrator in reply to Strongheartforever

Thank you. Poor animals do get a rough deal at the hands of humans.... Ali πŸ™‚πŸŒ±

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