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:12/10/2014)... California , December 9, 2014 ... with ITN,s BCARD Platform   ... cloud-based enterprise meeting scheduling solutions for business-to-business (B2B) ... the world leader in mobile near-field communication (NFC), ...      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140612/691055) , ...
    (Date:12/3/2014)... 2014 As part of our commitment to ... pleased to announce the release of a new reader ... the workforce data that they need. The ... by existing readers. Many such devices have serious shortcomings ... technology. Older models force users to navigate numerous complicated ...
    (Date:11/21/2014)...   Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML ... technology solutions, today launched the industry,s first family of ... V cc range from 1.7V to 5.5V. The ... 2 C bus communication speeds, and are available with ... ideal for consumer, industrial, computer, and medical applications. ...
    Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Jifflenow And ITN International Bring Cutting-Edge Badge Scanning Technology To B2B Events 2Jifflenow And ITN International Bring Cutting-Edge Badge Scanning Technology To B2B Events 3Inception Technologies to Release New Biometric Reader 2Atmel Launches Industry's First Wide-V(cc) Low-Power Temperature Sensor Family 2Atmel Launches Industry's First Wide-V(cc) Low-Power Temperature Sensor Family 3Atmel Launches Industry's First Wide-V(cc) Low-Power Temperature Sensor Family 4
    ... Cancer Discovery , a journal of the American Association ... be on the horizon for neuroendocrine prostate cancers, the ... M.D., professor of pathology and laboratory medicine at Weill ... of men with prostate cancer present with neuroendocrine prostate ...
    ... of alfalfa and a long-established model for the study of legume ... around 94 per cent of its genes. The research ... subfamily of legumes, which includes peas, soybean and all legumes grown ... work with bacteria to provide them with nitrogen from the air. ...
    ... and their declines far exceed those of other animal ... as threatened according to the Red List of the ... factors threaten global amphibian diversity but the spatial distribution ... A new study published in Nature with ...
    Cached Biology News:Genome sequence sheds new light on how plants evolved nitrogen-fixing symbioses 2Predicting future threats for global amphibian biodiversity 2
    (Date:12/19/2014)... 2014 In contrast to traditional LED ... various colors, Valoya uses proprietary LED technology to incorporate ... possible uniformity which is critical in low proximity installations. ... accuracy throughout its lifetime which is up to four ... , "The investment cost was clearly higher when compared ...
    (Date:12/19/2014)...  Decision Resources Group finds that the ... moderately through 2023 as the aging population, increasing adoption ... biomaterials all spur procedure volumes. Growth will be particularly ... and India , where ... for a larger proportion of the population. ...
    (Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 18, 2014 Relmada Therapeutics, Inc. ... the treatment of chronic pain, announced the results of ... "This was a transformational year in Relmada,s history ... for our company," said Sergio Traversa , chief ... have executed on key financial, human resource and clinical ...
    (Date:12/17/2014)... Bellingham, Washington, USA (PRWEB) December 16, 2014 ... Kirstin Baum, manager at Philipps- Universität Marburg’s Department ... optics and photonics, in the newly released ... 2015-2016. “And never be too shy to ask ... STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) occupations ranging ...
    Breaking Biology Technology:Asia Pacific Dental Biomaterial Market Will Grow Strongly Through 2023 2Asia Pacific Dental Biomaterial Market Will Grow Strongly Through 2023 3Relmada Therapeutics Announces Results of Annual Shareholders Meeting 2Network, Multitask, Persevere: SPIE Women in Optics Planner Subjects Share from Experience 2Network, Multitask, Persevere: SPIE Women in Optics Planner Subjects Share from Experience 3
    ... Inc. (Nasdaq: CDXS ) today announced financial ... 31, 2010.   Full Year 2010 ... by a 77% increase in sales of pharmaceutical products, ... 2010, and increases in collaborative R&D and government grants. ...
    ... Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP ) ... for Human Genomics (HIHG) at the University of Miami. As ... develop automated protocols for exome capture and library preparation workflows. ... released high sensitivity assay for Caliper,s LabChip® GX platform. ...
    ... 2011) -- Research by a Barrow Neurological Institute scientist on ... its role in pain is the cover story in the ... The research was conducted by an international team led by ... (FeverLab), at Barrow, which is a part of St. Joseph,s ...
    Cached Biology Technology:Codexis Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 2Codexis Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 3Codexis Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 4Codexis Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 5Codexis Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 6Codexis Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 7Codexis Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Results 8Caliper Life Sciences Collaborates with University of Miami to Automate Next Generation Sequencing Workflows 2Barrow TRPV1 research highlighted in Journal of Neuroscience 2
    ... The Arabidopsis 2 Oligo Microarray Kit (V2), ... growth stages, and stress response. Each microarray contains ... of The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR) and ... contains 5 standard 1 x 3? glass ...
    ... Successful biomarker discovery projects require screening ... to distinguish clinically relevant data from ... Data Manager is now available to ... tracking and data flood inherent to ...
    ... number is a new product ... Cornings product number. If showing ... under the old Sigma-Aldrich number ... for assistance. ID clarifier: reusable ...
    ... ,Product Information , ... high quality, general purpose shaker with economical analog ... models in the line, the Orbit LS features ... Electronic controls are utilized for setting speed and ...
    Biology Products: