Nancy Clark on Fueling with Chocolate Milk

Renowned sports dietitian Nancy Clark published an article on her website titled “The Science of Fueling for Performance,” highlighting the necessary nutrition an athlete’s body needs for recovery after strenuous exercises.

In addition to going in to detail about what the body loses during an intense workout, Nancy provides recommendations of what to eat and drink after a workout to help refuel and recover.  She discusses findings from researcher and professor John Ivy PhD that athletes need at least three times more carbs than protein to optimally refuel their muscles and suggests that chocolate milk will replace glycogen more efficiently to refuel depleted muscles than other sports drinks such as Gatorade. 

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