Raisins may be preferable to sports supplement jelly beans and commercial energy gels.
Nota del Doctor
Other sports supplements may be worse than just a waste of money. See, for example, Heterocyclic Amines in Eggs, Cheese, and Creatine? and Heavy Metals in Protein Powder Supplements.
This is the fourth of a four-part video series on the latest science on dried fruit. Check out the previous three here:
- Dried Apples, Dates, Figs, or Prunes for Cholesterol?
- Prunes vs. Metamucil vs. Vegan Diet
- Do Fruit & Nut Bars Cause Weight Gain?
And check out Beans, Beans, Good for Your Heart—but only the non-jelly variety!