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Loving the BITE: Cold Brewed Iced Teas for Cyclists

May 19, 2016
Loving the BITE: Cold Brewed Iced Teas for Cyclists

Iced tea is the stuff of summer. The official drink. And the more I learn about the benefits, the more I want to drink it. If you’re looking for a great drink this summer, give cold-brewed tea a try. It’s got a non-bitter, delicate taste, is easy to make, and offers benefits far beyond most...
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Sugar Alternatives for Energy and Hydration

Question: I am using the homebrew sugar formulations (sometimes added to green tea).  I am also trying to wean myself off 1/2 dose adrenalean “lip tonic delivery system” (biorhythm brand- caffeine, hoodia g, synephrine, yohimbe) capsule for energy.

My question is other than juice, can you suggest modifications in lieu of table sugar for energy and hydration.


Both raw/organic honey or agave can work great in the homebrew (substitute in the same quantities for the sugar, or to taste), but you do have to shake well in order to make sure they don’t settle out.  Have you tried either of these?  Also, make sure to use at least the minimum amount of salt recommended in the homebrew as the temps rise, you need the sodium replacement if you’re sweating.

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