I read an interesting article recently that said drinking milk spikes your insulin more than most other foods (including soda)... they think that something about the whey protein causes a metabolic nudge in our bodies (which makes sense, since it is meant for baby animals who need to put on weight quickly).
So, milk / whey powder seems to be good for putting on muscle... it is an ideal food for me post-HIIT / strength training (but I am starting to limit my milk intake at other times since I am insulin resistant and don't want it to spike very often).
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