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New Research Shows Recovery Benefits of Low-Fat Chocolate Milk

Jun 08, 2011

Grabbing low-fat chocolate milk after a tough workout helped give both trained and amateur athletes a post-exercise training advantage, according to three new studies presented at the American College of Sports Medicine annual meeting and published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research this month.

Athletes in the studies who followed exercise by drinking low-fat chocolate milk, with the right mix of carbohydrates and high-quality protein, had improved training times and maintained better body composition, with more muscle and less fat, than peers who drank typical sports beverages with carbohydrates only.

Read the news release here.


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