Indian skipper Virat Kohli took to Twitter to clarify that he has never claimed to be a vegan and has always maintained that he is a vegetarian. Kohli’s response comes after he, among other things, that he eats egg white in his diet during a question-and-answer session. “I never claimed to be vegan. Always maintained I’m vegetarian. Take a deep breath and eat your Veggies (if you want),” Kohli tweeted.
I never claimed to be vegan. Always maintained I’m vegetarian. Take a deep breath and eat your Veggies (if you want 😉)💪😂✌️
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) June 1, 2021
It is important to make sure that whatever ‘Virat Kohli consumes’
During Saturday’s session, Kohli answered plenty of interesting topics, ranging from his food to his quarantine routine to his relationship with former India captain MS Dhoni.
A fan asked about Kohli’s quarantine routine, to which the Indian captain replied: “Train once a day. Spend time with family. Pretty normal.”
Given Kohli’s high fitness standards for himself and others and many fans were curious about what he eats.
During the discussion, he was questioned about his diet, and he stated that it consists primarily of “lots of vegetables, some eggs, 2 cups of coffee, dal, quinoa, lots of spinach, love dosa too”.He also then highlighted that it is important to make sure that whatever he consumes is in “controlled quantities”.
Kohli praised a documentary that promotes plant-based nutrition in September 2019, saying that he has never felt better in his life since becoming a vegetarian.
“Saw Game Changers on Netflix. Being a vegetarian athlete has made me realise what I have believed all these years regarding diet was a myth. What an amazing documentary and yes I’ve never felt better in my life after I turned vegetarian,” Kohli had tweeted, echoing the sentiments of his wife Anushka Sharma, who had also praised the same documentary.