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Is it good to drink chocolate milk after a workout?

Yes! Milk contains a significant amount of protein: roughly eight to eleven grams per cup. It is often recommended to consume fifteen to twenty-five grams of protein after a workout session, so drinking two to three cups of chocolate milk would meet this suggested quantity. In comparison to regular milk, chocolate milk has about twice as many carbohydrates, which is good for soothing sore and tired muscles. Of course, it also serves to rehydrate your body from the water lost during the workout. Moreover, milk provides you with nutrients like vitamin D and calcium.


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