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NormalDude
08-08-2003, 03:54 PM
Whats a good drink that has a high amount of GI carbs? I need something for my varb load day. And another example of a low GI carb drink too.

MrWebb78
08-08-2003, 04:05 PM
high gi drink, sports drinks like gatorade or powerade.

low gi, apple juice, milk

bradley
08-08-2003, 04:16 PM
Originally posted by NormalDude
Whats a good drink that has a high amount of GI carbs? I need something for my varb load day. And another example of a low GI carb drink too.

You could make Kool-Aid or something similar using dextrose/maltodextrin which would serve as a good high GI carb without all the fructose.

While some fructose is good when performing a carb up, you don't want to consume an excessive amount. If you are using thing such as kid's cereals, etc. that contain sucrose that would probably be enough fructose for your carb up.

Fruit juices like apple juice have a low GI due to the fructose content, which is the reason that I stated above.