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Table 1 Composition of different beers and Sport Drink (for 100 g of edible portion)

From: Effects of a moderate intake of beer on markers of hydration after exercise in the heat: a crossover study

Components Beer-stout Regular beer Beer low alcohol Sport drink
General composition     
Alcohol (ethanol) (g) 6.15 3.96 3.5 0
Total energy 278 KJ (67 Kcal) 176 KJ (42 Kcal) 141 KJ (34 Kcal) 134 KJ (32 Kcal)
Total fat (total lipids) (g) trace 0 0 0
Total protein (g) 0.6 0.5 0.2 0
Water (humidity) (g) 88.5 92.4 97.7 92.1
Carbohydrates     
Sugars (g) 5.3 3.1 2.1 7.9
Fiber (total dietary) (g) 0 0 0 0
Fat     
Fatty acids, total trace 0 0 0
monounsaturated (g)     
Fatty acids, total trace 0 0 0
polyunsaturated (g)     
Total saturated fatty acids (g) trace 0 0 0
Cholesterol (mg) 0 0 0 0
Vitamins     
Vitamin Aa (μg) trace 0 trace 0
Vitamin D (μg) 0 0 0 0
Vitamin Eb (mg) 0 0 0 0.5
Niacin total equivalents 0.815 0.43 0.7 0.9
(Vitamin B3) (mg)     
Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) (mg) 0.055 0.03 0.02 0
Thiamine (Vitamin B1) (mg) trace 0 trace 0
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0.28 0.15 trace 0
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.05 0.06 0.05 0.1
Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) (mg) 0 0 0 0
Minerals     
Calcium (mg) 11 8 10 0.8
Total iron (mg) 0.05 0.01 trace trace
Potassium (mg) 92 37 34 2.2
Magnesium (mg) 16.5 9.6 6 5
Sodium (mg) 11.5 4.4 7 24
Phosphorous (mg) 33.5 55 20 1
Iodide (μg) 8 8 1 1
Total selenium (μg) 1.2 1.2 trace trace
Zinc (Cinc) (mg) 0.01 0.01 trace trace
  1. BEDCA. Base de Datos Española de Composición de Alimentos (online). <http://www.bedca.net>
  2. aEquivalents of retinol as retinos and carotenoids activities
  3. bAlpha tocpherol equivalents from E vitamers activities