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Energy drinks leave me thirsty

Old 07-20-07, 12:22 AM
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Energy drinks leave me thirsty

I think it's because they're all so sweet. Am I the only one?
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Old 07-20-07, 02:20 AM
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Originally Posted by cantdrv55 View Post
I think it's because they're all so sweet. Am I the only one?
no, you're not...

try watering them down...

what are you using?
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Old 07-20-07, 02:50 AM
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I always water down the Gatorade that I chug 50/50. They don't make me thirsty per se, but my mouth gets so sticky I just want plain ol' water.
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Old 07-20-07, 03:36 AM
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try unflavored heed
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Old 07-20-07, 08:47 AM
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I'm using Cytomax tangy orange. I'll try 50/50 dilution.
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Old 07-20-07, 11:00 AM
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I forget the technical term and can't be bothered to look it up; but some drinks are designed to do this to make it easier to take on more water.
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Try Nuun, also. I've tried a few different energy drinks and never liked the sickeningly sweet taste of some. Nuun on the other hand doesn't leave me thirsty, but rather quenches my thirst, sustains energy, etc. It's pretty killer stuff. No need to water it down at all.
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I read somewhere that energy drinks are not for hydration. They are a nutrition replenisher. In other words it takes all the water in the drink itself just to get the vitamins, minerals, and sugar to your body parts and you still need to drink water to keep from being dehydrated from perspiration. So it might be true they add a "thirst maker"(I don't know technical term either) to keep you drinking water.
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