Sports Drinks vs. Energy Drinks:

Sports drinks and energy drinks are quite different products; Sports drinks are beverages that contain carbohydrates (sugar), minerals, electrolytes and flavoring and are intended to replace water and electrolytes lost through sweating during exercise. In contrast, the term “energy drink” refers to a very different type of beverage containing substances that are nonnutritive stimulants; caffeine, … Read more

Does Tea Count as Part of my Water Intake?

More research on hydration actually has to be done but – Yes. Other heavily caffeinated coffees and teas and especially sugary juices and sodas are not included here. The European Journal of Clinical Nutrition dispels the common belief that non-caffeinated, green and herbal teas dehydrate. These teas do not dehydrate and also contain potent polyphenols … Read more