Taraji P. Henson has completely changed her diet after a scary warning from her doctor this past summer.
The Empire and upcoming What Men Want actress is the cover star for InStyle’s January issue, and inside, she revealed that she has gone vegan after being told that what she was consuming could possibly cause her to get stomach cancer. While filming the upcoming movie The Best of Enemies in Georgia a few months back, she received the wake-up call after going to the doctor because of some severe stomach pains. According to Henson, she feels better than ever after deciding to completely clean up the way she eats.
“It took a doctor in Macon, Ga., to say, ‘If you don’t change what you’re doing, you’re going to get stomach cancer,’ she told the magazine. “I said, ‘Say no more.’ So I switched everything up out of necessity. I want to live. Thank God, because I feel so much better.”
Thankfully, she has fiancé Kelvin Hayden‘s support. She cooks vegan meals for them and as someone who, according to the magazine, runs his own gym, Hayden is all about good health and even better nutrition. And while it’s unclear if she is going full, full vegan in terms of forgoing the use of all animal products, she’s allegedly at least enjoying a diet of fruits and veggies, grains, nuts, legumes and more. Continue reading on [HERE].
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