Chocolate milk post-workout drink

For Your Health

New research suggests a favorite childhood drink could be the answer to all of your post-workout recovery needs.

One of your childhood favorite drinks may actually be good for you as an adult especially after a workout.

Compiled data from pub-med, Scopus and Google Scholar finds the tasty drink is also a powerful workout recovery aid.

Researchers looked at performance, recovery markers, heart rate, time to exhaustion and other factors.

Chocolate milk has a good carb-to-protein ratio, and good minerals for rehydration.

Athletes were also able to maintain more fluids than with a sports drink post-workout.

The study was posted in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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