Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q&A: reducing your risk of kidney stones

Dear Mayo Clinic: My father has a history of kidney stones. He has changed his diet in the past year, which seemed to help. I'm concerned though, since I had heard kidney stones can increase during the summer. Is this true? ...

Health

Do warning labels help people choose healthier drinks?

Warning labels on sugary drinks lead to healthier drink choices, according to new analysis of more than 20 studies examining these warnings. The new findings could help inform policymakers, who are increasingly interested ...

Health

Nutritionist shares tips for feeding kids while stuck at home

Balancing finicky kid appetites with proper nutrition can be a challenge in the best of times. But now, with the majority of schools and day cares closed across Pennsylvania, many parents working from home, and schedules ...

Health

Sweet drink labels leave a sour taste

"Health halos" are making it harder for consumers to know which drinks are good for them according to a new study published today in the internationally peer-reviewed journal Public Health Nutrition.

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Sports drink

A sports drink is a beverage designed to help athletes rehydrate, as well as replenish electrolytes, carbohydrates, and other nutrients, which can be depleted after training or competition. Electrolyte replacement promotes proper rehydration, which is important in delaying the onset of fatigue during exercise. As the primary fuel utilized by exercising muscle, carbohydrates are important in maintaining exercise and sport performance.

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