myFM: Chocolate Milk

by Lianne Phillipson March 15, 2024

myFM: Chocolate Milk

Chocolate milk is often celebrated as an excellent choice for post-workout recovery, with its packaging boasting benefits like muscle-building protein and calcium for strengthening bones and teeth. While it also includes an added bonus of 400 IU of vitamin D, this amount hovers at the lower spectrum of the daily requirement, suggesting the need to supplement with other sources for your vitamin D intake.

Interestingly, chocolate milk hits the mark with a carb-to-protein ratio of 3-4:1, aligning with nutritional guidelines for post-exercise recovery.

However, the ideal ratio for optimal recovery is a more precise 2:1 of carbohydrates to protein, indicating that while chocolate milk can be a beneficial part of your post-workout routine, it's important to consider its nutritional profile in the context of your overall dietary needs.

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