D.I.Y. Sports Nutrition Resources


 (Resources from Monica Hunsberger, registered dietician and member of the Oregon Dietetic Association)

Make your own Bars


Make your own Gatorade


If you take a look at a Gatorade bottle you will see Gatorade has a formulation that gives the following for an 8oz serving:

  • 14grams Carbohydrate (5.9%)
  • 110 mg Sodium
  • 30mg Potassium
  • 52 calories

You can make your own at home with supplies found right in your kitchen.

Homemade Sports Drink Recipe by Dr. Lorraine Williams

  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 9 tbs. Sugar
  • 3/8 tsp Salt
  • Water to 2 liters

2nd Homemade sport drink recipe http://dailyrunningtips.com/sports-nutrition/sports-drink-recipe-from-%e2%80%9cnancy-clark%e2%80%99s-sports-nutrition-guidebook%e2%80%9d/


From Nancy Clark’s “Sports Nutrition Guide book”

1/4 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup orange juice
1/4 cup hot water
2 tablespoons lemon juice
3 1/2 cups cold water

In a quart pitcher, dissolve the sugar and salt in the hot water. Add the remaining ingredients and the cold water. The drink contains about 50 calories and 110 mg of sodium per 8 ounces, approximately the same as for most sports drinks.

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