The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has called for a distinction to be made between the two blocked caffeine claims referring to endurance and a further two referring to alertness and concentration.
About 90% of teenagers drink sports drinks for the 'nice taste' not the intended functional purpose, which is needlessly increasing their risk of obesity and tooth erosion, according to a study from the Cardiff University School of Dentistry.
Young entrepreneur Chris Hannaway and childhood friend Will Hammersley launched frozen yogurt brand Arctic Farm into Sainsbury’s at the tender age of 19. Now they’re back with sports drink Overly. This is Chris’s story…
The American Beverage Association (ABA) has lashed out at the British Medical Journal (BMJ) for a critical article series on sports drinks, and said the journal showed bias in overlooking 'widely accepted' research thereon.
Regular use of high performance sports drinks could lead to
troubling levels of tooth erosion, opening the door for the
development of low-corrosive alternatives, said scientists at the
University of Birmingham, UK yesterday.
The Olympic Games have triggered a raft of new sports drink
launches and heightened marketing activity that will benefit
further growth of Europe's €1 billion sports drink sector. But the
sector continues to attract a wider range...
Sports drinks containing amino acids as their main ingredient are
becoming popular in Japan, drawing people concerned with relieving
fatigue and maintaining health and beauty, industry officials have
The Food and Nutrition Board of the US Institute of Medicine is
currently in the process of assessing the benefits and risks of
electrolytes in water and sports drinks in a bid to set out
recommended intake levels of the increasingly...