These Are The 25 Unhealthiest Grocery Store Items

9. Gatorade

Gatorade on shelves
@galvman2 / Twenty20

Sure, this sports drink was developed for athletes to replenish their electrolytes and fluids during strenuous exercise.

But, if you’re not an athlete and don’t exercise a lot, you should probably just stick to good old water.

Healthline advises that people who don’t exercise for at least one hour, five days a week should drink water instead and obtain their electrolytes from natural sources.

A single 12-ounce bottle of the Cool Blue Thirst Quencher has 160 milligrams of sodium and 21 grams of sugar in it already — making up a massive chunk of your recommended daily sugar intake. It also contains Blue 1, an artificial coloring agent.


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