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    Default Raisins As Effective As Popular Sport Chews To Boost Your Workout

    July 25, 2012 by EDITOR

    According to a new research, you can now replace your dose of sports chews with the good old raisin as it provides the same workout boost. Researchers from the University of California-Davis found that eating raisins can boost performance in athletes and long distance runners.

    Many athletes like to fuel with energy gels or chews because they are easy to carry and digest. They're quickly and efficiently absorbed by the body, but can carry a host of preservatives and chemicals which detrimental to a healthy body.

    The study published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition evaluated the effects that natural versus commercial carbohydrate supplements have on endurance running performance.

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    Default Re: Raisins As Effective As Popular Sport Chews To Boost Your Workout

    Make sure you avoid raisins that have been treated with sulphates to preserve their colour. Organic raisins should be safe.

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