Triathlon Nutrition: Sweeteners

Triathletes are always looking for the next best thing in terms of sports and general nutrition. A little sugar now and then never hurts though, right? 

Our very own Mary Ellen Bingham of the Eat2Win Triathlon Nutrition team was called upon recently by Men’s Fitness for an article about the variety of sweeteners available. Say Mary Ellen, “Research is still so inconclusive. Pick your poison and limit it.” Read the entire article here.

Well said, Mary Ellen. 

Surprisingly, one of the sweeteners this article doesn’t mention is agave nectar. Here is an article making waves today on the safety of agave nectar. As Mary Ellen warned, the research is still inconclusive…

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