This Is Why Chaka Khan Is Looking And Feeling So Good

April 4, 2019

“Ain’t Nobody” like Chaka Khan! She’s been rocking us with hits like “I Feel for You,” and now she’s living the good life with a plant-based diet and a 60-pound weight loss.

“[I] had diabetes type two and high blood pressure. I adopted my 10-year-old granddaughter last year. I have to be there for her. I went vegan and went off meats and all dairy and anything with eyes. If I have a craving for a little baked fish or something I might eat it. But that’s about it.”

When she first began to lose weight, Chaka Khan was on a strict liquid diet: “When I first started last year, for two whole months I didn't chew a thing. Me and my Vitamix were there, and it was my best friend.”

And a little physical activity goes a long way: “I don’t like exercising at all. I guess if I had one of choice it would be walking. I do not run and I’m losing like on average about five pounds a month.”

Chaka Khan credits her four grandchildren to getting healthy: “People who have children have it made because their exercise program is built right in!”

We can all do our best to embrace more plant-based meals and food in general, so we can avoid the chronic illnesses that affect our community and be around for our loved ones.

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