Nuun hydration tablets review

New flavours for 2012

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
GBP £6.00 RRP | USD $10.18
Nuun hydration tablets

Our review

Easy to carry and keep you drinking, if at the price of a slightly dry mouth
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2012 sees five new flavours of Nuun tablets: Strawberry Lemonade, Grape, Fruit Punch, Lemon Tea and Tropical, bringing the total range up to 11.

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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. 

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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.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Hydration tablets (tub)
Brand Nuun

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.