Impressive Benefits Cyclists Reap Through Dairy Products

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Milk and low-fat spin-offs, such as margarine, offer numerous health benefits, and quite interestingly, skimmed milk is considered a super drink for the cyclists. The use of milk works wonders when it comes to restoring fluid losses right after an exercise.



Quick Note about Dairy Products

“Foods made from milk that retain their calcium content are part of the group. Foods made from milk that have little to no calcium, such as cream cheese, cream, and butter, are not.”

Source choosemyplate.gov

It makes milk a highly effective post-exercise recovery fluid that plays a vital role in replacing sweat losses and replenishing your body’s carbohydrate stores. Using the right dairy product at the right time is essential to reaping maximum benefits.

You will start eating better if you make certain changes to your breakfast and add milk to whole-grain cereal – you may also consider having yogurt mixed with nuts – Greek-style yogurt mixed into soup will also give you vitamin D and calcium that will help repair body tissues.

Many experts have already confirmed that those who have opted for cycling as a way to trim fat can benefit from adding milk in their diet. In fact, Bicycling.com, a reputable source of information for cyclists, has shared here the recent study on the effectiveness of milk for weight loss:

“According to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, people who ate three daily servings of calcium-rich (1,200mg) dairy were 60 percent less likely to be overweight than those who consumed less”.

Above all, you will be healthier and be able to perform tough workouts like long endurance rides and interval training with more authority because cultured dairy products, such as kefir and yogurt can strengthen your immune system that gets a hit after tough workouts. Just be sure to eat right dairy products at right times and it will all fall into place.


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