|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
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)
Mix together and refrigerate – cool liquid vs cold is
better for rehydration.
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.
Labels: Coca-cola, Coconut water, eletrolyte, Gatorade, Green Tea, milk, sugar