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The evils of sports drinks- April Nutrition

Staying hydrated is a huge part of being an athlete and being fit. Many who are starting out turn to different sports drinks. While these taste good they really aren’t that good for you. If you take a look at the nutritional information on these drinks you could find that they have a similar sugar content to regular sodas!

So much processed sugar! Well they have electrolytes right? Any source of salts can add electrolytes to your body, salts not meaning just your regular table salt. SInce these come from so many sources there really is no need to get them from your drinks. If you want to stay hydrated, drink water.

The following is a comparison between Gatorade( G2) first and then Sprite after that take a look at the amount of sugar!

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