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F1 Car Racing World Champ Embarks on Vegan Mission

Lewis Hamilton—one of the best professional race car drivers in history—ditches animal products after watching vegan documentary What the Health.

British-born professional Formula One (F1) race car driver Lewis Hamilton announced last week that he intends to adopt a vegan diet. “I’m on a mission to go vegan people,” Hamilton announced via Instagram. “Animal cruelty, global warming, and our personal health is at stake.” Hamilton—often regarded as the best professional driver of all time—is a three-time F1 world champion and has broken a number of racing records. The champ revealed that his decision to eschew animal products was inspired by watching vegan documentary What the Health, which debuted on Netflix in June. What the Health has made an impact on many of its viewers, including Real Housewives of Atlanta stars Porsha Williams and Kim Zolciak, musician Ne-Yo, and several NFL players, who have all chosen to go vegan after watching the film.

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