Carbohydrates information


An adequate carbohydrates intake helps you increase your exercise performance. Having a carbohydrate drink with electrolytes improves endurance performance in prolonged aerobic activities.
Carbohydrates are the preferred source of extra energy for someone who needs to maintain or increase their body weight.
Carbohydrate drinks make up the biggest-selling category of sports nutrition products. The best-known examples, such as Lucozade, Powerade and Gatorade, simply contain water, sugar, starch, minerals, colours and sweeteners.