Nuun hydration tablets review

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£6

Nuun hydration tablets

BikeRadar verdict

80.0 out of 5 stars

"Easy to carry and keep you drinking, if at the price of a slightly dry mouth"

Monday, June 11, 2012 11.00am By

2012 sees five new flavours of Nuun tablets: Strawberry Lemonade, Grape, Fruit Punch, Lemon Tea and Tropical, bringing the total range up to 11.

You drop one tablet into 500ml of water (although we usually use a 750ml bottle and prefer the more dilute taste) and wait a couple of minutes while it dissolves. They contain no sugar or carbohydrates, which means no extra calories – just electrolytes, vitamins and minerals to keep you hydrated and fend off cramp. 

They can leave your mouth feeling slightly dry, but that keeps you drinking regularly and therefore more hydrated, so it kind of works out. A tube contains 12 tablets, stores easily in your backpack and is perfect for long rides.

This article was originally published in What Mountain Bike magazine, available on Apple Newsstand and Zinio.

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Name:
Hydration tablets (tub)
Brand:
Nuun
Price:
£6

Description:
• Zero Sugar: Nuun is smart hydration with only 6 calories per tab. • Portable: Nuun can pretty much go anywhere. Nuun comes in a crush-resistant waterproof tube so you can just toss it into a backpack, briefcase or duffle bag. Great for traveling and even pocket-sized! • Balanced (the perfect mix): We spent years researching electrolytes to make sure Nuun would provide the optimal amount for maximum hydration and efficient absorption. • Refreshing: The taste of traditional sports drinks can be a little overwhelming. Nuun has a light, refreshing flavor that's perfect for when you're on the go. • Easy to Use: Nuun couldn't be more user-friendly. No messy powders to mix. One 16oz (500ml) bottle of water plus one Nuun tablet and you're good to go! • Earth-Conscious: Nuun is portable replenishment without all the plastic bottles. Every recyclable Nuun tube makes 12 bottles, or 1.5 gallons, or 6 liters. Even the small amount of plastic you do use can be repurposed. • Variety of Flavours: Something for everyone in the family!
Manufacturer's Description:
Ingredients: citric acid, sorbitol, sodium carbonate, natural colours flavours, sodium bicarbonate, potassium bicarbonate, polyethylene glycol, magnesium sulfate, sodium benzoate, calcium carbonate, acesulfame potassium, riboflavin-5-phosphate.

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