Musician Will. I. Am. Says Veganism Changed His Life

The star reports massive health improvements on a plant-based diet
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Will. I. Am says he encourages everyone to try a plant-based diet (Photo: Nicolas Genin)

The Voice judge Will. I. Am - who made headlines early this year after announcing he'd gone vegan - has said a plant-based diet changed his life, and is encouraging others to try it.  

Improved health

The Black Eyed Peas singer told People Magazine that he lost 20 pounds and improved his health since changing his lifestyle - a move prompted by a less-than-satisfactory health report from his doctor.

He said: "My cholesterol came down, my high blood pressure came down. My stress levels came down naturally. 

"I have more energy. My sleep regimen is awesome."

Blood Pressure and A Plant Based Diet
Will. I. Am. reports lowered cholesterol and blood pressure on his plant-based regimen


The self-proclaimed 'VGANG' member, who came from a past of poor sleep and processed food, maintains that the change in diet was the most important step he took with respect to his health.

He said: "It changed my life, and I would encourage everybody to have a plant-based regime."

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Emily Court is a passionate ethical vegan from Eastern Canada. She is a Challenge 22 Mentor, Digital Writer, and experienced animal advocate driven by issues of animal liberation and social justice. She studied at Dalhousie University, where her thesis highlighted intercultural and gender relations. She is an established public speaker, writer, and world traveller with a drive to provide a voice to those who might not otherwise have one. You can follow her on Instagram @emily.j.court or on Twitter @_EmilyJCourt_.

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