You Should Know
August 1997 Issue
Drinking Too Many Sports Drinks Isn't Anything to Smile About
Do you like to swig a sports drink after a hot summer work-out? Drink too much and you may not be smiling for long. That's the charge leveled by a British dentist whose patienta 23-year athlete with extensive front tooth erosionhad regularly guzzled sports drinks for over a year. Sports drinkssuch as Gatorade and PowerAdeare designed to replace carbohydrates and electrolytes after prolonged exercise. But some may damage tooth enamel if drunk in
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