Is Gatorade bad for you?!

Question: Is Gatorade bad for you!?
I would say no!. It's good for when it's hot outside and you are sweating, losing electrolytes and such!. But my mother says the sugar in it is gonna make me gain weight!.

There isn't even a lot of sugar in Gatorade!. -_-;

What do you think!?!?Www@FoodAQ@Com

Gatorade doesn't have as much sugar as cola, but it's still a lot!. There's also the artificial colors!. It's fine in moderation, but your mom is right, you should drink more water! You could also switch to G2, which doesn't contain sugar, if it will please your mom!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

It is probably fine like you said when it's hot out and you are sweating and especially if you are exercising!. The original purpose of Gatorade was to replenish the electrolytes and energy (calories) of football players in the hot Florida sun!. If you are not burning massive calories like those guys, you might start gaining!.

Skip the argument about sugar and look at the calories!.

12 oz of Gatorade is 310 calories !!!
That's a lot!

12 oz of Coke is only 97 calories!.
And you are probably aware that everyone says not to drink a lot of soda because of all the sugar and calories

The formula to determine if you lose, gain or maintain weight is:
(calories consumed) - (calories burned)

Never mind carbs, sugars, protien, and all the other confusing fad diet buzzwords!.
Eat more calories than you burn = gain weight!.
Burn more than you eat = lose weight!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Gatorade is specially formulated to give athletes what water cannot!.

Studies have shown that athletes who hydrate with Gatorade outperform athletes who hydrate with just water in a number of key performance measures, including the ability to exercise longer before succumbing to fatigue (1, 2), maintain a faster sprint speed in the second half of a competition period (2, 5), and exhibit higher explosive power both overall (1, 6) and later in exercise (3, 4)!.

The studies show what the inventors of Gatorade hypothesized over 40 years ago when faced with the task of determining why many Florida Gator players were both underperforming and succumbing to the affects of heat and heat related illnesses: when it comes to optimal field performance, water isn’t enough!.


There is hardly any sugar in gatorade, but there is something else!. This stuff made of sugar, and they use it instead of sugar so they can say there is not sugar!.!. if you get me!.

It's not good for you when you are sitting around and not doing any heavy sports, or even when you do some sports, its not good, you may not sweat enough (yoga, pilates even some karate if you don't have a work-out session)!.

But if you are doing things like soccer, hockey, cross-country, track, etc, gatorade is fine!.

Never drink it within a few hours from bed-time!. It doesn't help your sleeping pattern one bit!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

if that's all you drink is gatorade then yes it is bad for you because of the sugar content!.
and yes you need to drink water!.!.!.!.your kidneys will thank you for it!.
there is alot of sugar in gatorade if you add the numbers of bottles to the amount of sugar in each bottle!.!.!.!.!.that's alot of sugar,you might as well eat sugar straight from the bag!.
i'm sorry kiddo, but i'm gonna have to side with your mother on this!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Gatorade is not bad for you!.
It is a lot better than other things you could drink!.
but on the same note, it is not good to drink just Gatorade!.
the electrolytes and all are good, but if your body doesn't need them than you could be depriving yourself of other things your body needs!.

Gatorade is 86% water!.
The sugar is energy!.
When you run or do excessive exercise, it burns the sugars away!.
Over time, you would actually start to lose weight because you are burning more calories than you are consuming!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Gatorade isn't bad if you excersize EVERY DAY!. Because excersize burns calories, you'd drink the electrolytes in gtorade and use it for energy, along with the 250 calories in every bottle!. :(

I don't drink gatorade for that reason!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

if you drink enough, you will gain weight!.
But if you have it like a few times a week, thats good!.
If you have it instead of soda, then good for you! C=Www@FoodAQ@Com

If you drink like one bottle a day, no!. But if you drink like 20 a week, then yes it's bad!. Gatorade is better for you than soda!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

my best friends dad is a dentist and i constantly hear that Gatorade is the worst drink possible for your teethWww@FoodAQ@Com

Its not bad for you!. Go Gators!Www@FoodAQ@Com

Well it actually does have a lot of sugar in it!. Lol!.!. I know that it's really bad for your teeth!. lolWww@FoodAQ@Com

more than one a day on a regular basics is bad for youWww@FoodAQ@Com

only if you consume way too muchWww@FoodAQ@Com


if u r unactive than its bad for u

its not bad 4 u
its just flavored waterWww@FoodAQ@Com

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