Athlete Virat Kohli Says Vegan Diet Upped His Game

The cricket star is on a fully plant-based diet
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Virat Kohli is the caption of India's national cricket team (Photo: Facebook)

Indian cricket star Virat Kohli has gone vegan, and says the change in lifestyle has improved his performance.

Kohli - who is captain of India's national cricket team - started his plant-based diet about four months ago, but had been considering the change for years beforehand.

Benefits

According to the Times of India, a source has said that Kohli is 'feeling stronger than ever before'.

A source also report improved digestion - and said that the athlete isn't missing meat, dairy, or eggs.

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Kohli's digestion has reportedly improved on a plant-based diet (Photo: Facebook)

Vegan athletes

Kohli is now one of a long list of professional athletes to adopt a vegan diet.

He's joined the likes of pro footballer Héctor Bellerín, surfer Tia Blanco, F1 racer Lewis Hamilton, figure skater Meagan Duhamel, and boxer David Haye - all of whom advocate for a plant-based diet.