Next to Gatorade, Powerade has firmly planted itself as the number two sports drink in the industry. Powerade is enjoyed by athletes, fitness enthusiasts, and thirsty people all over the country. It tastes great and comes in a variety of flavors and colors. So how many calories in Powerade are there?
The most popular and original flavor of Powerade is fruit punch. One eight ounce serving size of fruit punch Powerade has 80 calories in it. A serving size of 12 ounces has 100 calories in it. Other popular flavors include mountain blast, strawberry, and grape. Each of those have 80 calories per eight ounce serving as well.
Powerade also has a lineup of Powerade Zero. This brand came out in response to Gatorade’s low calorie G Series. Powerade Zero comes in a variety of flavors and obviously has zero calories in it.
The company released a Powerade Ion4 drink with added B vitamins for energy. They touted this drink as a great way to hydrate plus gain natural energy. These drinks come in a variety of flavors. Mixed berry Ion4 has 135 calories per eight ounce serving while the strawberry lemonade flavor of Ion4 has just 80 calories per serving.
If you’re trying to lose weight there’s nothing better than good old fashioned water. Enjoying a Powerade after a hard workout is good too, but be sure that you are drinking enough water as well.
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