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What to eat after heavy training? After a hard workout is very important to make up for the lost energy, without a risk to threaten your fitness and undo all the hard work the wrong choice of foods….
Here are some foods that are good for quick restore of a lost energy.
1. Muesli and yoghurt
Muesli, rich in carbohydrates, fiber and protein is something you need to include in your menu after exercise. As a perfect combination to muesli you can add yogurt that is rich in protein. You will have a perfect small meal that will quickly charge the battery for further actions.
Choosing healthy foods that satiate your hunger yet at the same time provide less calories is a great way to lose weight and keep it off forever.
All foods have a certain amount of calories within their given volume.
The foods to avoid are the ones that provide the most energy calories within the smallest volume. For instance a half a cup of salted peanuts has 438 calories whereas a half a cup of raw broccoli only has 15 calories. It is the broccoli that is most likely to make you feel full but you might have to eat ten times as many peanuts to feel the same sense of satiation.
Mangoes, both ripe and unripe are very good sources of vitamin C. 16mg of vitamin C is present in 100 gms of mango. Both vitamins A and C are antioxidants and help to prevent free radical injury and thus reduce the risk of certain cancers. Ripe mango provides a good source of calories.
Mango is a delicious and aromatic tropical fruit. Mangoes are very nutritious and excellent source of carotene as compared to other fruits. 100 gms of edible portion of the mango contain about 1990ug of beta-carotene (vitamin A), which is much higher than in other fruits. The total carotenoids in mango increase with the stage of ripening. Eating mangoes in the season may provide a store of vitamin A in the liver, sufficient to last for the rest of the year and highly beneficial for the prevention of vitamin A deficient disorders like night blindness.