What to Drink, When (Page 8)

Replenish with Juice

Replenish with Juice (100 Percent)

Calories: 110-150 calories (per 8 oz.)
Electrolytes: No
Carbohydrates: Yes
Caffeine: No
Protein: No

The Science Says: Juice delivers antioxidants that mop up the harmful free radicals produced when you exercise. A daily dose of cherry juice may help ease inflammation that causes sore muscles.

What It's Best For: Post-exercise. Fructose, the primary sugar in fruit, takes longer to digest than other sugars (like those in sports drinks), so drinking juice during or before exercise may cause stomach cramps.

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