Monthly Archives: October 2016

Is Your Sports Drink Really Quenching Your Thirst and Replenishing Electrolytes?!

| In Nutrition For The Equestrian Athlete

Is Your Sports Drink Really Quenching Your Thirst and Replenishing Electrolytes?! Sports drinks touted as the beverage of athletes are nothing more than a quagmire of unhealthy ingredients most of which are considered carcinogenic. These so called refreshing beverages contain nothing more than a pinch of salt, a drop of potassium, additives and One Hundred Percent Processed Sugar. Although these products are supposed to replenish electrolytes after exercising, in reality, they can actually cause an imbalance. Due to its inherent high sugar content, sports drinks…
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