sports drink

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A thirst-quenching beverage used in sports and related activities, to rehydrate, boost energy and replenish electrolytes lost to sweating. All sports drinks contain water, sugar, salt, potassium; some contain extras—e.g., amino acids—meant to build muscle mass

sports drink

Performance drink Sports medicine A thirst-quenching beverage used in sports-related activities, which may boost energy and/or help build muscle mass; water, sugar, salt, potassium are common to all SDs. See Hydrotherapy, Water.
Sports drink
True Isotonic drinks Replace fluid and electrolytes lost during lengthy exercise
Carbohydrate drinks Contain glucose polymers and are intended to replenish energy reserves during and after exercise
Protein drinks Amino acid drinks Commonly made of whey, a bovine milk product and are used to help recuperate fatigued or overly stressed muscles NY Times 7/12/94; C6
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It also involves optimizing patient condition preoperatively besides reducing starvation by using carbohydrate drinks.
Crew members are allowed to throw the swimmers carbohydrate drinks attached to a line every half hour.
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Effect of different carbohydrate drinks on whole body carbo hydrate storage after exhaustive exercise.
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Importantly, by using non-particulate, fat-free, lactose-free protein sources, carbohydrate drinks containing medical nutrition therapy-grade protein still meet the characteristics of a 'clear' fluid.
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Nutrition is obviously vital to the success of an event like this," said Dyck, "and will contain a mix of solid foods, rehydration and isotonic drinks, liquid carbohydrate drinks and soups.
Two compared water only to encouraging the consumption of some food and fluid, and two compared water only to carbohydrate drinks during labor.
Such intakes cannot be achieved by low carbohydrate drinks alone, and any use of diluted sports drinks is usually in conjunction with gels or solid carbohydrate sources, at least for longer events (Pfeiffer et al.
They found the carbohydrate drinks sent reward and pleasure signals to areas of the brain that were unaffected by the artificial sweeteners.

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