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Episode 39 December 14, 2019

Game Time: Do you need to eat meat to become a world class athlete?

In a recent Ideas Exchange at the Indian Express office, the world champion Jamaican sprinter, Yohan Blake was asked whether vegetarians can become professional sprinters. His answer was a straight no. But is that true? Is a non-vegetarian diet necessary for professional athletes? In this episode, Daksh and Gaurav chew over this, and discuss to what extent one’s diet affects performance.


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Game Time: Do you need to eat meat to become a world class athlete?In a recent Ideas Exchange at the Indian Express office, the world champion Jamaican sprinter, Yohan Blake was asked whether vegetarians can become professional sprinters. His answer was a straight no. But is that true? Is a non-vegetarian diet necessary for professional athletes? In this episode, Daksh and Gaurav chew over this, and discuss to what extent one's diet affects performance. You can follow us and leave us feedback on Facebook and Twitter @expresspodcasts, or send us an email at podcasts@indianexpress.com. If you like this show, please subscribe and leave us a review wherever you get your podcasts, so other people can find us. You can also find us on http://www.indianexpress.com/audio.