What are we drinking?

32oz Gatorade has 54g sugar- same as 5reeces peanut butter cups

SPORTS BEVERAGES The Sports beverage market is headed by  the Coca-Cola Bottling company and has grown to represent over $20 billion in sales in the US alone.  These beverages are filled with  added dyes, chemicals, and sugars which overload your kidneys and liver- while delaying any  liquid from quickly rehydrating you!  
Milk?:  Why do they add sugar to our milk- (go check the label) If your children drink two glasses of milk a day, they can exceed the daily amount of sugar their bodies can absorb (the rest gets stored as fat).   Try using Almond, Oat milk as a healthier sugar free alternatives.

What should we drink?
Stick to natural ingredients w/out caffine- Freshly squeezed fruit juice consumed  in moderation work well. *Remember juice concentrate is the processed fruit WITH sugar added.   Try these easy  recipes for simple electrolyte replacement drinks to help keep you hydrated!

Homemade Electrolyte Beverage:
32 oz. Water  1 orange and 1 cucumber sliced (both with peel)

1 lemon sliced (with peel) 1/4 tsp Himalayan sea salt
Mix together and refrigerate – cool liquid vs cold is better for rehydration.

Coconut water mirrors our bodies electrolyte balance mix it 50%-50% in your water bottle w/ a cube of ice * BEFORE YOU BUY: read the label- confirm that the ingredients are only Coconut water- No Added sugar!

Green Tea:  While it contains caffeine, green tea still has a number of health benefits that potentially outweigh its caffeine content. Rich in antioxidants such as polyphenols, green tea can help your body fight damage from free radicals, which can cause cell death. Green tea has been associated with helping reduce the chances of heart disease, as it helps bring down cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Green tea and green tea extract, both rich in catechins, have also been shown to increase your metabolism and increase fat burning.

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