Navigation Links
Chocolate milk is a 'natural' for post-exercise recovery
Date:6/2/2010

bohydrate-only sports drink with the same amount of calories) led to greater concentration of glycogen in muscles at 30 and 60 minutes post exercise.2

  • Maintaining Lean Muscle Athletes risk muscle breakdown following exercise when the body's demands are at their peak. Researchers found that drinking fat free chocolate milk after exercise helped decrease markers of muscle breakdown compared to drinking a carbohydrate sports drink.3

  • Subsequent Exercise Performance Ten trained men and women cyclists rode for an hour and a half, followed by 10 minutes of intervals. They rested for four hours and were provided with one of three drinks immediately and two hours into recovery: lowfat chocolate milk, a carbohydrate drink with the same amount of calories or a control drink. When the cyclists then performed a subsequent 40 kilometer ride, their trial time was significantly shorter after drinking the chocolate milk compared to the carbohydrate drink and the control drink.4

    Why Chocolate Milk?

    Chocolate milk's combination of carbohydrates and high-quality protein first made researchers take notice of a potential exercise benefit. The combination of carbs and protein already in chocolate milk matched the ratio found to be most beneficial for recovery. In fact, studies suggest that chocolate milk has the right mix of carbs and protein to help refuel exhausted muscles, and the protein in milk helps build lean muscle. This new research adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting milk can be just as effective as some commercial sports drinks in helping athletes refuel and recover.

    Milk also provides fluids for rehydration and electrolytes, including potassium, calcium and magnesium lost in sweat, that both recreational exercisers and elite athletes need to replace after strenuous activity. Plus, chocolate milk is naturally nutrient-rich with the advantage of additional nutrients not found in mo
    '/>"/>


  • Contact: Gloria Delgadillo
    gdelgadillo@webershandwick.com
    312-988-2382
    Weber Shandwick Worldwide
    Source:Eurekalert

    Page: 1 2 3

    Related biology news :

    1. New test could help consumers avoid surprise headaches from chocolate, wine
    2. Eat chocolate, drink wine, add fun to life: SLU geriatrician shares secrets of staying young
    3. Chocolate bar shown to lower cholesterol
    4. Dark chocolate: Half a bar per week to keep at bay the risk of heart attack
    5. Resveratrol, red wine compound linked to health, also found in dark chocolate and cocoa
    6. Lower your blood pressure, hydrate your skin and reduce dental plaque -- with chocolate?
    7. The dark chocolate version of Father Christmas is most filling
    8. New study finds lowfat chocolate milk is effective post-exercise recovery aid for soccer players
    9. New evidence that dark chocolate helps ease emotional stress
    10. Natural chemical found in broccoli helps combat skin blistering disease
    11. Natural insecticide re-created in the lab
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    (Date:8/28/2015)... According to a new market ... Type (Pen & Paper Based, Hosted, Biometrics), Service, Application ... Research), Vertical and Region - Global Forecast to 2020", ... grow from USD 2.4 Billion in 2015 to USD ... Rate (CAGR) of 25.6% from 2015 to 2020. ...
    (Date:8/24/2015)... -- Based on its recent analysis of the biometric products market, ... Company of the Year Award. DERMALOG is the leading German ... Africa . It has particularly gained prominence in ... of the largest biometric mass applications in the world, and ... of Nigeria with its biometric products. ...
    (Date:8/19/2015)... 2015  VOXX International Corporation (Nasdaq: VOXX ... a Definitive Agreement to purchase the assets, inclusive ... leader EyeLock through an acquiring entity.  Upon consummation ... interest in the acquiring entity. The closing of ... diligence.  Expanding on its existing supply chain and ...
    Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Cognitive Assessment and Training Market Worth 7.5 Billion USD by 2020 2Cognitive Assessment and Training Market Worth 7.5 Billion USD by 2020 3Cognitive Assessment and Training Market Worth 7.5 Billion USD by 2020 4Frost & Sullivan Applauds DERMALOG's Rise as the Supplier of Best-in-class Biometric Solutions in Africa 2Frost & Sullivan Applauds DERMALOG's Rise as the Supplier of Best-in-class Biometric Solutions in Africa 3Frost & Sullivan Applauds DERMALOG's Rise as the Supplier of Best-in-class Biometric Solutions in Africa 4Frost & Sullivan Applauds DERMALOG's Rise as the Supplier of Best-in-class Biometric Solutions in Africa 5Frost & Sullivan Applauds DERMALOG's Rise as the Supplier of Best-in-class Biometric Solutions in Africa 6VOXX International Corporation Signs Definitive Agreement To Acquire The Assets And A Controlling Interest Of Biometric Leader EyeLock 2VOXX International Corporation Signs Definitive Agreement To Acquire The Assets And A Controlling Interest Of Biometric Leader EyeLock 3VOXX International Corporation Signs Definitive Agreement To Acquire The Assets And A Controlling Interest Of Biometric Leader EyeLock 4VOXX International Corporation Signs Definitive Agreement To Acquire The Assets And A Controlling Interest Of Biometric Leader EyeLock 5
    ... Fungi play key roles in nature and are valued for ... in several foods and pharmaceuticals produced on a large-scale basis for ... . While A. niger is an integral player in ... be deployed in breaking down plant cell walls to free up ...
    ... has a photo of a cornfield and a big photovoltaic ... Washington University in St. Louis. "When I give talks I ... the audience votes overwhelmingly in favor of photosynthesis. " ... (below) is the point of departure for a provocative article ...
    ... (May 3, 2011) Cancer studies from Mercer University ... the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists, (AAPS) National Biotechnology ... -Wednesday, May 18 at the Hilton San Francisco Union ... for Cervical Cancer Cervical cancer is the ...
    Cached Biology News:Same fungus, different strains 2Same fungus, different strains 3Turning plants into power houses 2Turning plants into power houses 3Turning plants into power houses 4Turning plants into power houses 5Turning plants into power houses 6AAPS national biotechnology conference to highlight breakthrough cancer treatments 2
    (Date:9/2/2015)... ARBOR, Mich. and LIBERTYVILLE, Ill. (PRWEB) , ... ... ... NSF International, a leading provider of regulatory compliance, quality systems, analytical ... Avarent LLC, a consulting firm with expertise in medical device products/processes development, ...
    (Date:9/2/2015)... Florida (PRWEB) , ... September 02, 2015 , ... ... been treated and managed with the use of special anti-vascular endothelial growth factor ... in many more patients, currently does not have a scientific protocol for the ...
    (Date:9/2/2015)... DUBLIN , Sep. 02, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/bvxxkf/cytogenetics ) has announced the addition ... - Technologies, Markets and Companies" to ... cytogenetics includes several technologies besides fluorescence in ... and multicolor FISH. Molecular cytogenetics includes application ...
    (Date:9/2/2015)... 2, 2015  Neurotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc., announced today ... multicenter Phase 2 clinical trial of NT-503 Encapsulated ... recurrent subfoveal choroidal neovascularization secondary to age related ... vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) receptor protein continuously ... "This landmark proof-of-concept study will evaluate NT-503 ECT ...
    Breaking Biology Technology:NSF International Strengthens Medical Device Consulting With Acquisition of Avarent LLC 2NSF International Strengthens Medical Device Consulting With Acquisition of Avarent LLC 3NSF International Strengthens Medical Device Consulting With Acquisition of Avarent LLC 4NSF International Strengthens Medical Device Consulting With Acquisition of Avarent LLC 5NSF International Strengthens Medical Device Consulting With Acquisition of Avarent LLC 6NSF International Strengthens Medical Device Consulting With Acquisition of Avarent LLC 7StemCell GeneticMed Announces That It Has Started Stem Cell Treatments for Age Related Dry Macular Degeneration (AMG) 2Global Cytogenetics Technologies Study 2015-2025 - Latest Markets and Companies Analysis 2Global Cytogenetics Technologies Study 2015-2025 - Latest Markets and Companies Analysis 3Neurotech Announces First Patient Enrolled in Novel Anti-VEGF Encapsulated Cell Therapy Study 2Neurotech Announces First Patient Enrolled in Novel Anti-VEGF Encapsulated Cell Therapy Study 3Neurotech Announces First Patient Enrolled in Novel Anti-VEGF Encapsulated Cell Therapy Study 4
    ... ever involving patients with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma on schedule ... RADNOR, Pa., June 29 Yaupon Therapeutics, a privately ... enrollment for a pivotal Phase 2 clinical trial for ... (CTCL - stages 1-2a). The study, which is ...
    ... DOR BioPharma, Inc. ... late-stage biopharmaceutical company, announced today that investigators at the ... paper this morning in Bone Marrow Transplantation ... (oral beclomethasone dipropionate or BDP) decreases non-infectious inflammation of ...
    ... 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (NYSE Amex: ... product development company that identifies and advances a ... stages of development, today reported that YM,s subsidiary, ... the issues between the companies in a cooperative ...
    Cached Biology Technology:Yaupon Therapeutics Completes Patient Enrollment for Pivotal Phase 2 Study of Clearazide for Treatment of Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma 2DOR BioPharma Announces Publication of orBec(R) Clinical Pulmonary Data in Bone Marrow Transplantation 2DOR BioPharma Announces Publication of orBec(R) Clinical Pulmonary Data in Bone Marrow Transplantation 3DOR BioPharma Announces Publication of orBec(R) Clinical Pulmonary Data in Bone Marrow Transplantation 4DOR BioPharma Announces Publication of orBec(R) Clinical Pulmonary Data in Bone Marrow Transplantation 5DOR BioPharma Announces Publication of orBec(R) Clinical Pulmonary Data in Bone Marrow Transplantation 6YM BIOSCIENCES' SUBSIDIARY RESOLVES PROPOSED ARBITRATION WITH ONCOSCIENCE AG 2YM BIOSCIENCES' SUBSIDIARY RESOLVES PROPOSED ARBITRATION WITH ONCOSCIENCE AG 3YM BIOSCIENCES' SUBSIDIARY RESOLVES PROPOSED ARBITRATION WITH ONCOSCIENCE AG 4