4.17.2009

Sports Drinks May Activate the Brain
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New research shows that athletes given sports drinks during training showed 2-3% greater brain activity than those that were provided a placebo. It is surmised that carbohydrates are absorbed through the walls of the mouth by means of a structure similar to the tastebuds, since the samples were only swished around the mouth and not digested, and that these substances then impact the brain.

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