North Stokes High School Vikings score the title of Body By Milk MVP
DANBURY, N.C., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ - Refueling and staying fit has become second nature to the superstar athletes at North Stokes High School. The National Milk Mustache "got milk?(R)" campaign announced today that the Tigers Varsity football team has earned the title of Body By Milk MVP (Milk's Valued Players). The team was nominated to be part of the first-ever nationwide Refuel Your School contest which rewards high school athletic teams that choose chocolate milk to refuel and rehydrate after that big game, practice or workout.
Body By Milk MVPs
Vikings Cheerleader, Jazmine France, submitted a photo to the Refuel Your School contest showcasing how the team refuels with chocolate milk. The photo scored the Vikings a place as one of 25 teams nationwide to be named a Body By Milk MVP (Milk's Valued Players) by got milk? (R) and the School Nutrition Association.
In recognition of the Body By Milk MVPs at North Stokes High School, the got milk?(R) campaign will make a cross-country trek to Danbury on Wednesday, October 22 to host a celebratory Refuel Rally and present the team with a $1000 grant, plus $1,000 from adidas(R) for new equipment and more.
Chocolate Milk Steps Up To the Plate
Scientists have evaluated chocolate milk as a post-exercise drink and have identified several reasons why it may be an effective recovery aid: chocolate milk contains a combination of carbohydrates and protein to help replenish exhausted muscles after exercise, provides fluids to assist with rehydration, and it contains "electrolytes", such as potassium and other minerals like calcium, that are lost in sweat.
Milk contains nine essential nutrients, including calcium and vitamin D
to maintain bone strength, and high-quality protein that helps build muscle
when combined with exercise. Three 8-ounce glasses of lowfat or fat free
milk are recommended each day, whic
|SOURCE Milk Processor Education Program|
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