Jim Harbaugh thinks steak is a vitamin

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Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh is known for his intensity. And in a sport where fitness is required to excel, his nutrition philosophy is on another level.

In fact, not a day goes by that he doesn't take his "vitamin."

"I take a vitamin every day," Harbaugh said. "It's called steak."

Steak? A vitamin?

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This alarming fitness proclamation came on one of his mid-season radio shows in 2015. And maybe Harbaugh doesn't really know what falls into the vitamin class, but he obviously big on making health a priority.

"I truly believe the No. 1 natural steroid is sleep and the No. 2 natural steroid is milk, whole milk," Harbaugh said. "Three would be water. Four would be steak."

His metaphorical explanation seems to work, so we won't argue. Eat your steak, kids.

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