Why Use It?
Powerade Energy is designed to provide additional energy to people undertaking intense physical activity as part of their lifestyle or work.
Powerade Energy provides ‘Dual Energy’ to help you energise fast and sustain performance. Fast- absorbing glucose and caffeine help deliver energy and focus and a balanced blend of carbohydrates plus caffeine help sustain performance.
Powerade Energy is lightly sparkling and contains 5% fruit juice with natural flavours and no artificial colours. It's available in Orange and Berry flavours in two different pack sizes – a 500ml and 375ml PET bottle.
When Should I Use It?
Powerade Energy is suitable for people primarily before and during intense physical activity. Ideally, consume Powerade Energy approximately 1 hour before commencing intense physical activity.
720ml of Powerade Energy will help sustain performance in a 76.7kg adult.† This is equivalent to drinking 1.5x500ml bottles or 2x375ml bottles of Powerade Energy.
Below is a guide for how much Powerade Energy you should drink depending upon your body weight.
|Body Weight||Required to Sustain Performance|
High caffeine content 32mg/100ml. This product is not suitable for children, pregnant women and those sensitive to caffeine. Consume responsibly as part of a healthy balanced diet. Not intended to be consumed in large quantities for fluid replenishment.
|Energy content||189KJ, 45Kcal|
|Of which sugars||10.5g|
|Of which saturates||0g|
|Vitamin B12||0.38μg (15%*)|
*RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance)
† Caffeine is one of the ingredients used in Powerade Energy. Powerade Energy contains caffeine at a level of 32mg per 100ml. The European Food Safety Authority advises that 3mg caffeine per kg bodyweight is required to help sustain performance. A 375ml bottle of Powerade Energy contains 120mg caffeine and a 500ml bottle contains 160mg caffeine. An average UK adult aged +16 years weighs 76.7kg (Health Survey for England, 2009). To see a sustained performance effect, an average adult aged +16 years would need to consume 720ml of Powerade Energy (equivalent to 1.5 x 500ml bottles or 2 x 375ml bottles of Powerade Energy) in advance of intense physical activity.