The vegan trend continues to grow through Hollywood and the music industry. Singer, songwriters Fiona Apple, Bryan Adams, and Erykah Badu are all vegan and continue to use their platform to bring awareness to their lifestyle.(1)
Fifty-two years ago, Stevie Wonder was a rail-thin, 12 year old, wearing a white button-down on his first No. 1 album. The album’s title: The 12 Year Old Genius!(2)
Little Stevie Wonder is now 64 years old and his music is still enjoyed in millions of homes. Wonder may be considered an icon, yet he states that icons have their faces carved into Mount Rushmore, they don’t move, change or grow, and they probably don’t become vegan in their 60s.(2)
Stevie Wonder transitioned to a vegan diet in his 60s!
Last week, Stevie Wonder appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden and talked about how he loves “not eating animals.” Wonder was honest about how he does miss chicken, but finds new options to enjoy each day.(3)
If you were sleeping and missed this show, take a look at the clip. Stevie Wonder and James Corden sing some classic Stevie Wonder, and Stevie shares details about his life, wardrobe and diet. About half-way through the clip, James Corden and Stevie Wonder duet in a Stevie wonder original, “Go Vegan.”(3)
Stevie Wonder and James Corden partner in a duet called, “Go Vegan.”
If you have not ventured into a plant based diet, consider giving it a try. It’s not only good for your health, but is also good for people, animals and the planet. Studies have shown that eating animal fats and proteins are raise a person’s risk of developing cancer, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, hypertension and heart disease.(4)
One study showed that men in the early stages of prostate cancer, who changed their diet, stopped and even reversed the progression of the cancer. Another study, that included 500,000 people, found that red meat and processed meat eaters died prematurely in comparison to those who did not eat these meats.(4)
Vegan diet shown to stop and reverse progression of prostate cancer and prevent early death!
Will you try to “Go Vegan?” You will be in good company, as more and more people are giving up animal products and embracing a lifestyle that positively impacts their health, animals, and our environment!