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What's bad about sucrose

RkFast said:
I just ran out of Accelerade and was looking for a better alternative becuase the general consensus seems to be that since its main/base ingredient is sucrose (table sugar!), thats BAD!
The "sucrose is bad" rant comes from its place in the American diet - calories with no other nutritional value. As a supplement to excersize, I suppose you could argue the same thing but the argument holds a lot less water. Any sugar source has the same issues - calories with no nutrition, but unless the rest of your diet sucks you are not likely to need the nutritional elements of quality food when you supply calories during exercise.

IOW, sucrose is not bad in the context of an energy source during exercise.
 
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