Usually, people tend to have protein shakes and BCAAS post their workout as it helps them recover from their workouts. But a new study has confirmed that chocolate milk is a much simpler and delicious post-workout drink. The carbohydrates, proteins fats, water, and electrolytes, which the chocolate milk contains is essential to for your post-exercise recovery.
According to the research, “Chocolate milk not only allows exercisers to workout for six minutes longer than the average sports recovery drink but also improves heart rates and lactic acid levels, which causes cramp.”
Dr. Amin Salehi-Abargouei said, “Chocolate milk contains carbohydrates, proteins, fats, flavonoids, electrolytes, and some vitamins which make this drink a good choice for recovery in athletes.”
The doctor further added, “The take-home message is that chocolate milk is a low-cost, delicious and palatable option for recovery and provides either similar or superior effects compared with commercial drinks.”