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What should I eat after a late night workout?

I'm not sure what to eat that will build muscle and help burn fat.

What should I eat after a late night workout? Visit to find out!

Fast digesting carbohydrates and protein isolates are vital after a workout. Slow digesting proteins would be ideal just before bedtime.

Cottage cheese is a great example of late night snack because it contains slow digesting proteins called casein. Products with casein are perfect right before your fast during sleep. A whey protein shake may be a great pairing with your cottage cheese as a late night post-workout snack.

Avoid eating simple carbohydrates such as grapes, fruit juices or sugary foods. Remember, it's all about what will help your muscles recover and grow during sleep.

DISCLAIMER: This site offers health, fitness and nutritional information and is designed for educational purposes only. You should not rely on this information as a substitute for, nor does it replace, professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment.
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