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What kind of food items can one eat right after coming from a morning walk/run?

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Dr. Vernon Barton
General Practice 53 years experience
Water + CHOs: If you are running for long distances on an empty stomach in the am, you need to rehydrate with water &/or juices. After "cooling off", eating complex cho's(carbohydrates) helps to restore the energy stores that have be used for the exercise. Whole grain cereals, breads with some protein spreads like peanut butter, hummus, fruits, unroasted nuts etc are all good choices. Adequate protein in the.

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