What can you eat after a workout to help you stay energised, without sabotaging your healthy weight-loss efforts?

Working up a sweat can work up your appetite too, but of course, you don’t want to undo all that calorie-burning you just did by pigging out. So what should you eat after a workout?

Nutritionist Monisha Ashokan says that the right amount of carbohydrates and protein are needed after a workout to replenish your body.

She says you need 1,2 grams of carbohydrate per kilogram of body weight and 20 to 25 grams of protein.

She says that you could get this by eating an egg on toast or a shake (smoothie) made with milk and fruit. For more tips, watch the featured video.

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