Sports and Energy Drinks, Volume 10 in The Science of Beverages series, is the first single-volume resource to focus on the science behind these beverages-for-purpose products. As consumers seek ways to effectively replenish key nutrients after strenuous activity—while also balancing calories and vitamin intake—sports and energy drinks is one of the fastest growing markets in the industry. From protein to fruit, athlete to adolescent consumption, this book explores the key issues and challenges in developing products that meet consumer demand in a safe-and-effective manner.
This series takes a multidisciplinary approach to help research and development professionals understand the scientific complexities of these unique beverages. As demand for sports and energy drinks is growing and with a more competitive market, this timely and useful resource will equip industry professionals with the tools they need to create new and innovative health-promoting products.
- Presents new findings on the health effects of sports and energy drinks
- Provides research analysis of existing products to promote new product innovation
- Includes information on trace minerals to promote safety and quality
Table of Contents
1. Sports and Energy Drinks: Aspects to Consider 2. What Is the Cost of Soft Drinks to Our Health and Economy? 3. Sports and Energy Drinks: Pharmacological Aspects and Health Impact 4. Factors Influencing the Optimal Choice of Sports Beverages 5. Whey Protein-Based Functional Energy Drinks Formulation and Characterization 6. The Impact of Sports and Energy Drinks in Performance 7. Chemical and Physical Modification of Nonalcoholic Carbonated Beverages to Reduce the Damage Over Teeth and Restorative Materials 8. Role of Phenols in Functional Beverages 9. Functional Beverages in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention: An Overview 10. Influence of Substances Present in Energy and Sports Drinks in the Improvement of Athletic Performance 11. Effect of Sports and Energy Drinks on Dental Hard Tissues 12. Health-Promoting Perspectives of Fruit-Based Functional Beverages 13. Emerging Trends and Developments in Beverage Science: Consumption of Different Beverages and Oral Health 14. Fruit Juices as Probiotic Foods 15. A Comprehensive Study of Sports and Energy Drinks 16. Perspectives on the Consumption of Energy Drinks