Move over sports drinks. New research out of
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During the study all of the participants gained muscle mass and lost fat. But those who drank milk lost twice as many pounds of fat. The milk drinkers also gained 2.5 more pounds of muscle than those who drank the soy drink and 3.3 more pounds of muscle than those who received the sports drink.
The researchers believe that the difference comes from the fact that milk is rich in protein. The research was reported in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. To learn more, go to:http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20070809.wlmilk09/BNStory/specialScienceandHealth/home
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