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NBA Star Kyrie Irving Opens Up About Side Effects Of Plant Based Diet

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Top basketball player Kyrie Irving has spoken out about the effects of his plant-based diet.

Speaking post game, the Celtics guard was asked whether he had lost weight to get in shape for the season.

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He said: “This season I’ve been on more of a plant-based diet diet, getting away from all the animals and all that. I had to get away from that.”

Sharing the side effects of his new diet, Irving said: “My energy is up and my body feels amazing.

“Just understanding what the diet is like for me…means I’ve been able to sustain my energy at the highest level.”

Irving joins a slew of athletes who have benefited from ditching animal products this year, including; NFL star Griff Whalen, basketball player Wilson Chandler, former rugby player Ben Cohen, and Formula 1 giant Lewis Hamilton.

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Maria Chiorando

Maria is the former editor for Plant Based News. She has been a newspaper reporter and features writer. Her work has been published by The Guardian and The Huffington Post, among others

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