Did you know that drinking a cup of cocoa a day can help to fend off the nasty flu virus? Recent research has shown that a cup of cocoa can increase your ability to fight the influenza virus by giving your immune system a boost.
Most of us shy away from eating nuts and seeds due to their high calorie content . However, nuts are nutritional powerhouses offering an abundance of health benefits. Nuts and seeds are high in protein, contain “good’ fats and are loaded with essential minerals and nutrients.
Chocolate milk has become a popular recovery drink for workouts and competitions. You see it at races and sporting competitions of different venues from Ironman races to 5k runs to volleyball tournaments.
So what’s behind the theory that makes everyone thinks this is a great drink and what’s wrong with this theory? A few years ago chocolate milk began to pick up head speed as a quick, convenient, good for you recovery drink. It’s been promoted by food manufactures as the right mix of carbs and proteins. Even though all of those statements may be true, chocolate milk is not a recovery drink and should not be promoted as such. This is why.