- Dextrose is a form of glucose that absorbs more easily. Considering glucose is you body's primary source of energy, this provides rapid and effective fuel.
- Fructose is a sugar that is more soluble in water than glucose. It absorbs via a different pathway than glucose and maltodextrin, so even if you're saturated with those sugars, you will be able to absorb fructose and maximize carbohydrate intake.
- Maltodextrin contains chains of 3-17 glucose molecules that are linked by bonds that are very easily broken. It is also very easily and rapidly digested and absorbed. It's chemical structure, though, enables much higher concentrations to dissolve in water than other types of sugar and releases glucose at a rate that provides more sustainable energy.
With so many sports drink options on the market, why use BASE Hydro? In short, it works. As a carbohydrate source, it's specifically formulated to provide the highest energy content that your body can effectively absorb. The sugar actually moves from the gut into the bloodstream, where it will work. Additionally, it won't sit in the GI tract causing the nausea, bloating and other issues that plague athletes. Plus it contains all of the electrolytes you need to optimize hydration and keep you going strong until the finish. Including a hearty 275 mg of sodium. Want to know more? BASE Hydro contains an optimal blend of three different types of sugar--dextrose, fructose and maltodextrin.