Sports Nutrition

Natural Foods as Ergogenic Aids: Part 3 — Milk!

Leucine is the golden child of branched chain amino acids. But, how does it relate to milk and why has low-fat chocolate milk become touted as one of the best recovery drinks for athletes? Whey and casein are the primary proteins in milk. “Whey is a ‘fast’ protein that is rapidly digested and absorbed while casein, a ‘slow’ protein, results… Read more →