Do you know that a bowl of cereal is a better food to eat to rebuild those muscle after an intense workouts? Although sports drinks are convenient, the whole-food post-workout snack proved to be the better choice. According to a research presented at the 54th annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine in New Orleans revealed eating whole wheat cereal with nonfat milk may be better for recovery after exercise compared to a sports drink. The result shows that cereal snack raised insulin significantly higher, had a better protein synthesis and created additional glycogen storage potential. The combination of protein and carb of the cereal plus milk helped to rebuild the damaged muscle tissue after an intense workouts.