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Lewis Hamilton Urges Fans To Go Vegan “To Save Our Planet”

by | October 16, 2019

Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton told his 13.1 million Instagram followers that he believes the “only way to save our planet” is by adopting a vegan diet.

Hamilton, who has increasingly used his voice to advocate for veganism, referred to the world as a “messed up place” in a recent Instagram story. He stated that he wants his life “to mean something” and that “being a part of the issue is not meaningful. Being part of the solution is and I’m striving to do better.”

Telling of how the meat and dairy industries are a leading cause of a range of environmental issues, such as animal cruelty and deforestation, Hamilton urges his fans to “do some research” and “find the compassion I know you have within you.”

He continued to explain that “We were taught that eating animal products was good for us but we’ve been lied to for hundreds of years.” 

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Lewis Hamilton’s Vegan Diet

Since embracing veganism in 2017, Hamilton has publicly educated himself on animal welfare issues as well as the environmental impact of animal agriculture.

Striving to make a difference and encourage others to go plant-based, Hamilton has undertaken several animal-friendly ventures. Including partnering with Beyond Meat to open a vegan burger chain and collaborating with Tommy Hilfiger on a clothing line that features vegan leather footwear.

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