Swelling of the legs after physical exertion

American scientists have established a link between the dynamics of metabolism after exercise and the caloric intake of food.

Specialists of the University of Michigan (USA)argue that within half an hour after exercise, low-calorie food with a low carbohydrate content is especially useful. Such food increases the need for insulin, and its abundance promotes the rapid absorption of sugar in the blood, muscles and other tissues.

The use immediately after exercise of a carbohydrate-rich high-calorie food reduces the body's need for insulin.

Frequent consumption of high-calorie foods aftertraining with a decrease in insulin concentration includes processes leading to obesity, increases the likelihood of heart disease and increases the likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes.