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The best post workout snacks

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The best post workout snacks

 

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The best post workout snacks

Best post workout snacks: Green smoothie

The world is your oyster when it comes to green smoothies. Blend them with bananas and coconut milk for a creamy texture, or go hardcore green combining plenty of green veggies with ginger and go! Should you try a cleanse?

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The best post workout snacks

Best post workout snacks: Smoked salmon or sashimi

Salmon contains omega-3 fatty acids which help spur rapid muscle recovery—as well, eating this fish can help regulate insulin levels. Six energy boosters to try

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The best post workout snacks

Best post workout snacks: Eggs

Eggs offer a bountiful, complete source of protein packed with essential amino acids. Health trend: when eating health goes too far

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The best post workout snacks

Best post workout snacks: Sweet potatoes

Paleo enthusiasts love the sweet potatoes as they are a nutritionally dense and antioxidant-filled carbohydrate option. Celebrity cleanses you need to try

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The best post workout snacks

Best post workout snacks: Turkey or chicken

Skinless cooked turkey and chicken are classics in this category—both are lean sources of portable protein. Say that five times fast. Tracy Anderson gets real about weight loss

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The best post workout snacks

Best post workout snacks: Raw nuts

Skip salted, syrup laced offerings—raw nuts can help decrease body mass index and waist circumference, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. The healthiest teas you have to try

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The best post workout snacks

Best post workout snacks: Pickles

Researchers at Brigham Young University found that pickle juice aided in muscle cramps. If you can stomach it, go for it. The new superfoods you've never heard of

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The best post workout snacks

Best post workout snacks: Greek Yogurt

Top this low-fat protein with anything your heart desires—fresh fruit, organic honey, rolled oats and more! Get glowing skin with these delicious foods

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The best post workout snacks

Best post workout snacks: Hummus

Hummus is protein packed, but you'll also get a slight feeling of elation from the carbohydrate component in the chick peas. Doctor your own with olive oil, lemon and seasoning. The best fitness gear of the month

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The best post workout snacks

Best post workout snacks: Creamy almond butter

Almond butter gives you a bump of sweetness (it's no Oreo, but it's something) and tastes amazing when smothered over apples, bananas and celery (not all at once). The best pre-and-post workout drinks

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