Exercise Recovery: White or Chocolate Milk?

Exercise Recovery: White or Chocolate Milk?

Dietitians working in sports nutrition know that chocolate milk has an optimal ratio of carbohydrate to protein, which makes for a balanced post-exercise snack. But what about white milk? In this blog post, you’ll learn about: The nutrient differences between white and chocolate milk. Why chocolate milk alone works for recovery. How to use white milk for …

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Lift Weights? Here’s What to Eat

Lift Weights? Here’s What to Eat

Lifting weights is hard. It’s taxing on your muscles and requires determination to push through the pain. Yet lifting weights is not a one-and-done effort: To reap the benefits, you need to work your muscles frequently. The same is true for eating after exercise. But what should you eat, when, and why? In this blog …

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Full-Fat Dairy & Saturated Fat

Full-Fat Dairy & Saturated Fat

When almonds and avocados became popular everyday items thanks to their whole food and natural allure, it was only a matter of time that whole fat dairy became a part of the conversation. We’ve memorized the low-fat and non-fat dairy messaging, so do we now jump on the whole foods bandwagon? Or tread lightly? In …

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How Dairy Fits into the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

How Dairy Fits into the Dietary Guidelines for Americans

Is it a coincidence that Valentine’s Day lands in the middle of the month and the heart in the middle of your chest? February is the month of love, and what better month to show some love to your heart! In this blog post, you’ll learn about: Three nationally-recommended healthful eating patterns. Recommended portion sizes …

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