Make Your Own Sports Drinks & Make It Healthy

Tired of Gatorade? Sick of reading ingredients you know are harmful, but you need to rehydrate during a sporting event? This recipe will replace lost calories and electrolytes! If you need to dial back the fruit juice, you can cut the fruit ingredients in half.

Watermelon: Has a high water content for fast hydration and lycopene that helps with skin protection from too much sun exposure.

Green Apple: Provides potassium and magnesium that helps with headaches associated with dehydration.

Cucumber: One of the best vegetables for natural hydration.

Celery: A natural source of sodium, potassium, magnesium, chloride, and phosphorus.

Orange: A high dose of vitamin C that can aid the immune system.

Romaine: Another nice dose of magnesium to aid in dehydration and calcium for bone health.


Ingredients

  1. 1 cup chopped seedless watermelon
  2. 1 apple, cored
  3. ½ cucumber
  4. 2 stalks celery
  5. 1 orange peeled
  6. 2 cups chopped romaine lettuce

Instructions

Wash all fruits and vegetables and place into a large bowl.
Place all ingredients through your juicer.
Clean juicer immediately.