As more information becomes available about the food athletes are putting in their bodies, a lifestyle trend appears to be taking the NBA by storm: veganism.
That’s right, players are throwing out the beef and picking up the beets, putting down the chicken and picking up the chickpeas.
According to most of them, the change in diet has both helped them cut weight and increased their energy levels.
Someone who identifies as vegan does not eat animals or animal products.
That includes all meat, poultry, fish, seafood and dairy products.
This is different from vegetarians, who also don’t eat meat or fish, but will animal products.
Here’s a running list of NBA players who have made the transition to vegan or vegetarian diets:
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