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Working out. What should I eat before and after work out? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 30-May-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Weight & Lifestyle
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User:Hi
Doctor:hi
User:I just wanted to have some health tips
Doctor:sure
User:like what is best to have before and after workout
User:and when should i take
Doctor:sure
Doctor:Before a workput
Doctor:*workput
Doctor:*workout
Doctor:you should be having something light
Doctor:Particularly if your workout is strenuous
Doctor:After the workout, you should be having in protein and carbohydrates
Doctor:like a bowl of sprouts
Doctor:or a milk shake
Doctor:or some fruit with boiled eggs
Doctor:are you there?
User:ok
User:what is the time duration
Doctor:If you are eating something light before the workout
User:betweeen workout
Doctor:You can eat 15-20 minutes before eating
User:ok
Doctor:after the workput
Doctor:*workout
User:ok
Doctor:You can have it immediately
User:ok
Doctor:also keep yourself well hydrates
Doctor:hydrated
Doctor:drink atleast 3-4 litres of water in a day
User:ok
User:Also can you suggest some good sunscreeen
Doctor:Yes
User:lotion or cream
Doctor:What kind of skin do you have?
Doctor:Oily/Normal/Dry/Combination
User:combination
Doctor:Neutrogena has a good sheer sunscreen with 40-50 SPF
Doctor:Also Lotus has a gel based formulation with 60 SPF
User:hmm
User:ok
Doctor:That should do
User:i want something which is not sticky
User:so that i can use comapct powder after applying
User:sunscreen
Doctor:These 2 formulations are not sticky
User:ok
User:wil it nnot make allergy
Doctor:No
User:to the skin
User:ok
User:is this suits for oily skin also
Doctor:Yes
Doctor:I prescribe it for a lot of people with oily skin
User:ok
User:i can use compact powder
Doctor:Yes
User:after applying
User:it tire
User:rite
Doctor:I dont see a problem with that
User:ok
User:thank you very much doctor
Doctor:Sure
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