Gatorade vs Shaklee Performance

So what do I bring to the pool or water park to keep little bodies hydrated and up on their energy so they don’t crash before closing time? Hmmm -Is it the popular sports drinks like Gatorade and Pedialite ?.. Nope! It’s Shaklee Performance (orange or lemon lime flavored powder you add to your own water).
I challenge you to compare it with your favorite sports drink!
I just learned that Gatorade has one very simple sugar.. and Performance is 3 types sugar to release energy much longer. Gatorade also has hydrogenated Coconut Oil in it which is very bad on your thyroid.
It contains three types of carbohydrates for energy and stamina (both simple and complex carbohydrates), glucose polymer, fructose, and glucose
-It contains a balance of electrolytes to prevent dehydration; calcium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, chloride, magnesium ions (electrolytes are mineral ions which can be lost through perspiration or excessive loose stools)
-It comes in two all-natural flavors: Lemon-Lime or Orange
-It contains no fat, no cholesterol, no preservatives or artificial sweeteners

Maximizing endurance:
Shaklee Performance helped maintain athletes* blood glucose levels for muscle energy and fluid levels for proper hydration. After more than three hours of vigorous cycling in the laboratory, during which time the cyclists consumed either Shaklee Performance or water, the speed was turned up even higher. At this sprint pace, Shaklee Performance drinkers endured for 33 minutes, while the water-only group lasted just two minutes!

In another test Cyclists rode stationary bicycles at 70% VO2 max for two to three hours. Shaklee Performance, other carbohydrate-electrolyte prototypes, and water were given to the athletes at the rate of one liter per hour. Shaklee Performance maintained blood glucose levels significantly higher than water throughout the test period, while maintaining plasma volume equal to that of water. Shaklee Performance also maintained a higher plasma osmolality than water, helping balance thirst with fluid needs and supporting the osmotic drive to drink. It was also the best-tolerated of all the carbohydrate-electrolyte prototypes.

One more cool fact… this is an amazing product was used as a model for AstroAde to help NASA astronauts during reentry to prevent kidney damage! “Shaklee produced and continues to provide space shuttle crews a unique customized rehydration beverage coined ‘AstroAde’.

Try a slushy:
2 huge scoops of Orange Juice Concentrate, 3 scoops of performance, 1 cup ice, up to 2 cups water… blend in blender till slush.

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