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Why do I want cheese after I work out?

I want to take a slice of cheese and melt it for a minute in the microwave and then I want 5 more because they are so good. I'm not sure why I'm craving cheese at all. Does anyone else?

Fri. Jan 31, 2:11pm

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No. But to each their own. Maybe you have started associating working out with cheese? Or maybe it's the casomorphins, which are addictive.

Monday, February 10, 2014, 3:49 PM

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Many cheeses are salty, and you may need to replace electrolytes. Try nuun or another slightly salty electrolyte replacement and see whether that works.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014, 6:18 PM

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I hear you! I love cheese. Me and my roommates go crazy for pizza and philly cheesesteak after partying all night. Then I've gained like 10 pounds. Ugh. Then I workout again and it's a cycle. We both need to get off it!

- katie

Thursday, February 13, 2014, 11:30 AM

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It may be because it's a comfort food.

Saturday, February 15, 2014, 12:32 PM

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Me too!!! Love that cheese after working out. I think it's because we think we 'earned' it.

Sunday, February 16, 2014, 7:32 AM

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Cheese is the food I would want most if I could have nothing else. Why wouldn't you crave it? It's so so so so good. I like mine melted though. Sometimes I'll put a slice in a microwave for a snack.

Sunday, February 16, 2014, 10:02 AM

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