Calorie Breakdown of Enhanced Water Drinks

The Lowdown on Hydrating Recovery Drinks

hydrating drinks

Use this nutritional comparison chart the next time you go grab a thirst-quenching low-cal drink, and you'll be better informed about what selection to make. I've pitted the biggest brands against one another to see how they deliver in the nutrients and low-cal department. Labels can often be confusing, so hopefully this chart will help!


1 Serving (8 fl. oz.) Crystal Light Lemonade (Sugar-Free) Nuun Metromint Peppermint Water Life Water, BlackBerry Grape

Vitamin Water, Multi-V Lemonade

Gatorade, Lemon Lime
Calories 5 8 0 40 50 50
Sodium (mg) 35 360 0 20 0 110
Sugar (g) 0 .041 (stevia leaf extract) 0 9 13 14
Potassium (mg) 0 77 0 0 0 30
Magnesium (mg) (% based on 2000 calorie/day diet) 0 20 0 1.2 4% of daily value 0
Vitamin C (mg) (% based on 2000 calorie/day diet) 0 10 0 0 40% of daily value 0
Vitamin B2 (mcg) 0 1 0 0 10% of daily value 0

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