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Got Exercise? There Is A Better Alternative To Energy Drinks According To Docs

2/20/2013

 

What could be better than a dietary supplement, or energy drink after a workout? How about chocolate milk?

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New research out of I-U is proving what doctors and researchers have thought for a long time, the real thing is always better than lab produced nutrients.

Heather Fink is with IU Health, Sports Performance, and she says carbohydrates and proteins are two of the most important things to give your body after any strenuous workout.

The body uses carbohydrates that, for energy, need to be replaced. Also, micro-tears in the muscles can help you heal much faster, diminishing muscle soreness.

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