Natural waters are popping up everywhere—but which drop should you drink? While coconut water has dented American palates for a decade, other new waters sourced from all kinds of different plants are flooding mainstream supermarket shelves.
Are these designer waters better than the real thing? Not necessarily, but if the taste and lure of added nutrients makes you thirsty, you might want to give your daily hydration plan a boost.
What Are “Natural” Ingredients
The FDA has not developed a definition of “natural,” but the word can be used if the product does not contain added color, artificial flavors or synthetic substances. Keep in mind that any packaged product has been processed and is no longer derived directly from the earth.
It goes by many names. Runner’s Gut, Gut Bombs, Gut Rot, among other lovely monikers. No matter what name you give it, though, the struggle is real. According to a 2009 study, up to 50 percent of runners have experienced the dreaded kicked-in-the-stomach feeling that accompanies a long or high-intensity run. Not only that, GI […]
My paths into cycling, private catering, and entrepreneurship are far from typical and inseparably intertwined. Few, if any, people can say they have raced around the world as a paid athlete while concurrently managing a private catering business and an energy bar company. But striking the balance between these three facets of my life has […]