Pediatrician Dr. Jim Sears and Everyday Health from A to Z share the importance of eating balanced, nutritious meals.
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Eating Tips for Working Out Eating right can help give your body the energy it needs while exercising. On today’s Everyday Health From A to Z, we’re covering the letter F for a food and there are two types of foods that could help you make the most of your exercise routine. Eating a combination of good carbohydrates and lean protein can help give your body the energy it needs before, during and after a workout. Contrary to what you might have heard, your body actually breaks down carbohydrates and turns it into glucose. Then your muscles use that glucose as a source of energy. Also, eating three ounces of lean protein as part of a healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner, it helps your body absorb carbohydrates slower. This means that your body could have even more energy to get through longer workouts. If want to get all the health benefits of a healthy diet and fill your body with the energy, make sure to incorporate good cards and lean protein into your diet. And remember to consult your doctor if you have any questions or concerns about your health.