Actress Donna D’Errico has revealed that she has been vegan for eight years.
In an interview with Fox News, the Baywatch star admitted that a plant-based diet was the secret to her youthful appearance.
While the actress has experienced many health benefits, D’Errico went vegan after learning about the grim reality of factory farming.
Plus, D’Errico is the latest celebrity to talk about the huge benefits of a vegan diet.
“I told him I was never going to eat meat again”
Speaking to Fox News, D’Errico shared that she first discovered veganism while appearing on American director Sam Simon’s podcast.
The 53-year-old confessed to Simon that her roots in the southern United States led her to eat “all kinds of meat” and that she had little knowledge of veganism.
D’Errico told Fox News, “He stopped the interview. And he said, “Would you be willing to go to the next room and watch a video?”
“I went to the next room and he made me watch this footage of an industrial farm infiltration.”
Additionally, Donna revealed that the horrific footage shook her.
“I came back to the room where he had set up his podcast studio and I was in tears.
“I told him I was never going to eat meat again.”
“I do it for the animals”
A herbal diet is known to have a number of health benefits, both physically and mentally.
D’Errico has joined the growing list of celebrities to praise a vegan diet for its amazing health benefits.
The 53-year-old said: “There were some happy benefits, like clearer skin, better digestion, better sleep – but that’s not why I’m doing it.
“I do it for the animals.”
Additionally, the vegan actress added that there has never been an easier time to go vegan. We couldn’t agree more!
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