Presentation on theme: "Rethink Your Drink: Sugar Content and Hydration. Project Sponsors School District of Philadelphia Nutrition Center, Department of Biology Drexel University."— Presentation transcript:
Project Sponsors School District of Philadelphia Nutrition Center, Department of Biology Drexel University USDA project funded through the Food Stamp Program
Why is water and hydration Important? 60-70% of total body weight is water Helps dispose of waste in the body Protects organs and joints Maintains body temperature Source: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/water/NU00283http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/water/NU00283
Hydration Remember! Drink regardless of whether you are thirsty or not! The best way to stay well hydrated for exercise is to drink Before During After
Which of these drinks replaces fluid lost during exercise? Soda ? Water ? Iced Tea ? 100% Juice ? Milk ?Sports Drinks ?
Which of these drinks supplies carbohydrates that are important for recovery? 100% Juice ? Water ? Milk ? Sports Drinks ?
Which of these drinks provides nutrients that athletes need for recovery? 100% Juice ? Milk ? Sports Drinks ?