United Dairy Industry Michigan Chocolate milk High School track field

United Dairy Industry of Michigan provides Chocolate milk grant to High School track and field team

Being an athlete requires hard work and dedication. After a work out with sweat and hard work, you need a strong recovery. Real low-fat chocolate milk has carbs and natural protein to help you repair, rebuild and refuel muscles. The Saline High School Girls Track and Field Team recently received a generous grant for chocolate milk from the United Dairy Industry of Michigan . It is known as the Chocolate Milk: Nature’s Sports Drink Grant.

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Saline High School Girls Track and Field Team received a generous grant for chocolate milk from the United Dairy Industry of Michigan photo credit: Tess Carichner

Low-fat Chocolate Milk is Nature’s Sports Drink
Nutrient-rich chocolate milk can help you refuel and rehydrate within the critical 30 minute recovery window after exercise. It contains a combination of carbohydrates and protein to refuel and repair muscles, fluids to rehydrate, and electrolytes to replenish what is lost in sweat. It has the added bonus of bone-building nutrients, like calcium, to help maintain strong bones and prevent stress fractures.

Why REFUEL with Chocolate Milk?
Recent studies have shown the nine essential nutrient in low-fat chocolate milk make it an ideal drink after intense exercise, including marathon and triathlon training and competition.
Recent studies have shown that the nine essential nutrients in low-fat chocolate milk make it an ideal drink after intense exercise, including marathon and triathlon training and competition.

The essential nutrients in chocolate milk:

  • Build and maintain strong bones and teeth (calcium, vitamin D and phosphorus)
  • Promote normal blood pressure (calcium and potassium)
  • Help convert food into energy (riboflavin and niacin)
  • Play a role in the development and maintenance of the central nervous system (riboflavin and vitamin B12)
  • Help build and maintain lean muscle (protein)
  • Help build red blood cells (vitamin B12)
  • Help regulate the balance of fluids in the body (potassium)
  • Promote good vision (vitamin A)
  • Promote healthy skin (vitamin A)
  • Promote a healthy immune system (vitamin A)

 

Source: Milk Means More

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