Derek Hough on Vegan Diet: “I feel great”
Professional dancer, choreographer and six-time Dancing with the Stars winner Derek Hough has announced that he and his girlfriend, Hayley Erbert, are adopting a vegan diet.
Hough, who is currently a judge on World of Dance, hosted by vegan dancer and actress Jenna Dewan Tatum, told Us Weekly:
“We both are trying the vegan thing right now and it’s actually really easy. People are like, ‘Is it hard?’ and I’m like, ‘nah.’ Living in LA, it’s actually hard not to be [vegan]. I feel great. I have a lots of energy, my skin has cleared up, I feel great.”
While the couple are not completely vegan yet, Hough added that his decision to try and adopt a plant-based diet is primarily about health, stating:
“It’s about energy for me. If you’re waking up and you’re tired and a little sluggish, then you don’t have to live like that. There is a life where you can wake up and have level 10 energy from the minute you wake up to the minute you go to sleep without having to take caffeine or take coffee. That does exist.”