What is Gatorade?
Gatorade is an American brand of sports-themed beverage and food products, built around its signature line of sports drinks. Gatorade is currently manufactured by PepsiCo and is distributed in over 80 countries. The beverage was first developed in 1965 by a team of researchers led by Dr. Robert Cade
Is Gatorade drink good for you?
But Gatorade contains high levels of sugar and food dyes, which may increase people’s risk of certain health conditions, including weight gain and type 2 diabetes. Gatorade and other sports drinks are not inherently healthy or healthier than other beverages.
What Gatorade do to your body?
Gatorade is an electrolyte-rich drink that helps replace electrolytes that are lost in the body during exercise. Electrolytes can be lost through sweat and urine, and are used in daily bodily functions such as regulation of the nervous system.
Is Gatorade healthier than water?
While Gatorade can help you stay hydrated, it’s best to only drink it when needed. For people who aren’t exercising for at least one hour, five days per week, water is the best bet for staying hydrated. Electrolytes coming from natural sources without added sugars and dyes are recommended.
Why is Gatorade good for hydration?
“You need electrolytes in a sports drink because they are the minerals lost in sweat — mainly sodium, calcium, magnesium and potassium. Essentially, these electrolytes are needed to balance the amount of water in the body and keep you hydrated
Where to buy gatorade in Namibia?
It is available at Shoprite Otjiwarango , supermarket good Namibia and other grocery store.