To Top

Make Your Own Sports Drink

I am looking for a MYO recipe for something like Gatorade. It is so expensive and I would like to make my own.

Sue

Ad

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

By Kathy (Guest Post)
August 14, 20040 found this helpful
Best Answer

Actually, if you buy it in powdered form, it's half price. Even better, I once figured out that I could buy it in powdered form at our local BJ's (like Sam's Club) and get it for 1/4 the price, but they don't have every flavor. Or you could just drink free water. At the time, I was drinking Gatorade because I needed all the calories I could get after abdominal surgery.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By Anne H. (Guest Post)
August 15, 20040 found this helpful
Best Answer

This recipe was posted a while back...

Make Your Own Sports Drink
http://www.thri … f641006.tip.html

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By David D. (Guest Post)
September 3, 20040 found this helpful

The recipe is ok, but it uses OJ, which is more expensive and has a type of sugar which takes time to absorb. This link shows you how to make a drink with sugar where you can vary the flavor. You can also buy glucose at health food stores, which is absorbed into the body the fastest.

Ad

http://www.diss … /sportsdrink.htm

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By Kassidy (Guest Post)
May 15, 20070 found this helpful

hi my name is kassidy and i am doing a project on gatorade for school and you can make a little more than 2 liters of orange gatorade with the following ingredients:
1. 1/2 cup of orange juice
2. 9 tbsp of sugar (wow i know that's a lot)
3. 3/8 tsp salt
4. water (two liters)

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By Anna (Guest Post)
July 7, 20070 found this helpful

I'm looking for a good recipe because of the price, but more importantly all the carcinogenic dyes in gatorade. Anytime ingredients list the number of the dye (ie FD&C Yellow #5, Blue #40, Red #10, etc.) it is cancer and the amount of dye in gatorade is staggering. Shelves of gatorade look more like a Krylon display than something to consume. How can something that's supposed to be healthy, be loaded with so many cancercausing dyes?! Clear gatorade is almost impossible to find.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
By Bill (Guest Post)
July 26, 20070 found this helpful

See: http://www.medi … tep=4&pid=81
A professor Mike Gleeson gives the American College of Sports Medicine Guidelines On Fluid Intake For Exercise, lists the relevant chemical components of common sports drinks such as Gatorade and gives his own recipe for making one inexpensively.

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
In This Guide
Categories
Food and Recipes Recipes BeveragesAugust 14, 2004
Guides
More
🎄
Christmas Ideas!
🎉
New Years Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/12/09 14:14:38 in 812 msecs. ⛅️️
Loading Something Awesome!