Reading Time: < 1 minute The star made the announcement earlier today (Photo: Stefan Brending)
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Last week, Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton shocked the world when he announced he was going to try veganism – a story broken by Plant Based News.

Now according to the sportsman, he has already made the shift to a plant-based diet, and he is loving it so far.

A Snapchat posted by the star yesterday said: “Guys I went plant-based diet last Wednesday [sic].

“It’s Monday and after a race, normally don’t feel amazing, I do today! Already feeling the benefits!”

What the Health

Like other celebs before him, the star seems to have been inspired by vegan film What the Health.

The star made his original vegan announcement on Snapchat last week, writing: “Going to watch What the Health Tonight.

“I’m on a mission to go vegan, people. Animal cruelty, global warming and our personal health is at stake.”


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Maria Chiorando

Maria is a news and features writer for Plant Based News. As a former magazine editor, newspaper reporter, and features writer, her work has been published by The Guardian, The Huffington Post, and various regional newspapers, as well as Vegan Life magazine and Vegan Trade Journal. She has interviewed a huge range of people, from Prime Ministers to authors, activists, pop stars and actors, and enjoys the varied range of topics writing for PBN allows her to tackle. She was previously the editor of Plant Based News for over 3 years.