Why a Post-Exercise Smoothie Works

Why a Post-Exercise Smoothie Works

Whether it’s exercising in the heat or a high-intensity workout, my stomach doesn’t feel too great after exercising. So rather than avoiding foods and drinks completely, I still prioritize recovery nutrition with a nutrient-rich smoothie. Why? Because providing my muscles with the nutrients and my body with the fluid they need to recover is critical. My …

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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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3 Breakfast Ideas for Oatmeal Month

3 Breakfast Ideas for Oatmeal Month

The month of January provides for a fresh start: We have goals and resolutions. But we likely spent and ate too much over the holiday season. Thankfully, January is also National Oatmeal Month! Adding oats to your day is an inexpensive way to eating healthfully. Below, you’ll learn: Why oats should be in your bowl. Three …

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