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    Default Bananas Are As Effective As Gatorade For Athletes Study Finds

    July 19, 2012 by APRIL McCARTHY


    Can the modest banana provide the same or more health benefits during heavy exercise than high-tech sports drinks? A new US study has found that bananas were as least as effective as PepsiCo sports drink Gatorade in providing nutritional support to trained cyclists during prolonged and intensive exercise.


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    Default Re: Bananas Are As Effective As Gatorade For Athletes Study Finds

    Mmmmm love bananas Attachment 303

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    Default Re: Bananas Are As Effective As Gatorade For Athletes Study Finds

    Really? We didn't know that!

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    Every day I like to have a banana in a chocolate protein shake -- especially after a workout. Really hits the spot. I never liked Gatorade-type drinks.

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