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Walking and work out recovery foods and snacks

Walking and work out recovery foods and snacks

16 Sep 2020 by Ted Escobedo   2 min read

If you have finished your walking routine or work out, you may have built up an appetite. Here is a list of 'recovery snacks' that will give your body what it needs while maintaining your diet. Make sure to add to the recovery by drinking plenty of water as well.

Recovery snacks using real food:

Bagel with peanut butter or low-fat cheese

Smoothie with milk, fruit, and nut butter

Greek yogurt with fruit

Hummus with pita

Banana with nut butter

Baked potato or sweet potato topped with low-fat sour cream or

Greek yogurt, salsa, or beans.

Apple or pear with cheese

Not too hungry? How about a glass of chocolate milk? Low-fat chocolate milk provides protein and carbohydrates in a ratio of 1-to-4 - just watch your sugar intake.

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