Welcome to the first segment of the Ask Dr. Mike series - the series where I answer your most pressing questions regarding nutrition, lifestyle, and achieving your health, fitness, and wellness goals.
Today, I’m answering some of the most thought-provoking questions you submitted across multiple social media platforms related to your nutrition goals as well as my health habits for myself and my family. I explain why I believe you should not take BCAA amino-acids before or during your workout routine and when you should take them to get the most benefit. I explain where beans “fit into” the hierarchy of carbohydrates and why I consider them a source of whole-grain carbs. I also share tips on how to instill good eating habits in your kids to help them make better, more nutritious food-related decisions.
“Amino-acids are digested too quickly to take before your workout and will peak in your bloodstream during your training.” - Dr. Mike Roussell
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