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Any liquid: Accidentally inhaled usually generates a vigorpus cough response. Aspiration of an irritant can cause a chemical "pneumonia". Gator-ade is a near physiologic solution of water and electrolytes (salts, sugar), with flavoring and color. Nothing special here forminor inhalation. ...Read more
Your better off: Without it. Drink water.Get a more detailed answer ›
Emergen-C: You could use a product called emergen-c. It comes as a powder that you mix with water. You can find it at most grocery stores and pharmacies. Not only does it have electrolytes, but it also has lots of vitamin c, b vitamins, and other minerals and nutrients that are great for supporting a healthy immune system and boosting energy levels. ...Read more
It isn't: Gatorade does not hydrate you better than water. Gatorade contains a lot of salt and sugar that most people absolutely don't need when exercising. It's designed for marathoners, but unfortunately marketed to everyone. Because a commercial (or a buddy, or a coach) tells you it's good does not make it so. ...Read more
Do not do this:
Gatorade is not the healthiest of drinks. You risk getting yourself sick.
Go google ingredients in gatorade. ... ...Read more
Is drinking Gatorade bad for you? It has artificial ingredients colors chemicals and other questionable ingredients
I haven't had a normal appetite the last couple days. I only eat a tiny bit, and just because I know I need too. Is drinking gatorade ok?
Yes & no: The gatoraid by itself is not designed for babies & is generally too sugary & concentrated for them. I sometimes recommend its use in kids over 6m mixed half & half with water until parents can get another product. Products like pedialyte are lytren are more suited for infants. ...Read more
Here are some...: Listen to how the body senses and report, and act upon accordingly; that had been all our ancestors lived and survived. The physiological automation with an ample range of functional reserve makes us to cope with reality, certainty, and uncertainty of daily living. All the take-in of electrolytes/gatorade for exercise is essentially optional to a great extent. So, let common sense+moderation rule. ...Read more