What is a sport drink and what does it do?!

Question: What is a sport drink and what does it do!?
ive been told that i should drink them by after doing certain activities to keep up my dehydration but what are they & what do they doWww@FoodAQ@Com

Sports drinks are designed to make huge profits for soft drinks manufacturers!. Take sugar, flavourings and colourings, add trace amounts of some minerals that cost next to nothing, mix in large amounts of glossy advertising and marketing and charge a fortune for it!.

Seriously, you may as well just drink water!. Out of a tap!.

You can make your own sports drink for pennies: make up some orange squash, add a pinch of ordinary table salt, er !.!.!. that's it!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

It is a watery drink with a bit of colour and sugar in!.

It separates you from a quid, at a bare minimum!.

There endeth the lesson!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

When you work out and sweat you lose salt and electrolytes!.!.The sport drinks replenish those items!. They are also good to drink when you are sick!.!.When running a fever you lose electrolytes!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

Gatorade!.!. Hydrates!! Propel!!Www@FoodAQ@Com

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