We all have our favorite flavors of Gatorade. But doyou know where it came from?
History of GatoradeIn 1965, Gatorade wasformulated by a team ofresearchers in the stateof Florida. This includedRobert Cade, DanaShiers, Harry JamesFree, and Alejandro deQuesada.
Before it was called Gatorade, it wascalled“Cade’s Aid” or “Cade’s Cola” after Dr.Robert Cade.
Gatorade was created on request of the head Floridacoach to aid athletes by acting as a hydrating drink forlost body fluids lost during practice or games in hotweather.Robert Clade
The team started winning against big opponents.
In the 1967 season,the Gatorsfinished at 9–2 and won theOrange the first time ever inthe history.
Flavors of Gatorade•Fruit Punch•Lemon- Lime•Orange•Cool Blue•Ice Punch•Strawberry Kiwi•Orange-Strawberry•Tropical-Mango•Cran Raspberry•Lime•Lemon-Lime + Strawberry•Fruit Punch + Berry•Orange + Tropical Fruit•Glacier Freeze•Riptide Rush•Cascade Crash•Mango Electrico•Tropical IntensoThere are many flavors of Gatorade that are not available in the US
Can you Guess which flavorwas the First Gatorade Flavor?A. LemonadeB. Cool BlueC. Lemon-Lime
If youre engaging in intense exercise, sportsdrinks can provide you with that extra bit of energyneeded to keep going. Sports drinks can also helpyou rehydrate more.It becomes a problem when people start toconsume sports drinks outside of physical activity,and when sports-drink consumption become a partof the daily routine.
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