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GQ-6 FLOOID Comparison

e-Fuel vs
GQ-6 Hydration Base

The facts: GQ-6 has approximately twice the percentage of simple sugars but less than half the energy (carb calories) compared to e-Fuel. e-Fuel on the other hand has 3 times as many complex carbs for sustained energy without blood sugar spikes (read more about why complex carbs are preferred to simple sugars)

e-Fuel is all natural with NO artificial colors, flavors or sweeteners and costs about 30% less than GQ-6 Hydration Base.

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e-Fuel

GQ-6

Carbohydrates

Calories (8 oz) 80 38
Complex Carbs 14 g 5 g
Carb Sources Malto-
dextrin
Fructose
Malto-
dextrin
Sucrose
Fructose
Sugars 29% 50%

Maltodextrin is the preferred carbohydrate source for endurance athletes and as such it is the primary ingredient in e-Fuel as well as most other good products on the market. GQ-6 is 50% simple sugars. The danger of high sugar content products is that they can elevate your blood sugar level too far too fast which can lead to a sugar crash (also known as bonking). Higher sugar content also raises the osmolality of the product which can reduce energy delivery, delay fluid absorption and promote dehydration.



Electrolytes e-Fuel GQ-6
Sodium 150 mg 180 mg
Potassium 60 mg 40 mg
Electrolytes are critical to maintain hydration and to avoid cramping and injuries. e-Fuel has approximately 50% more electrolytes than Cytomax.

Citrates e-Fuel GQ-6
Sodium Citrate
Potassium Citrate
Citric Acid
Citrates assist in the carbohydrate to energy conversion process as well as reduce and slow the build-up of lactic acid in your muscles.

Antioxidants e-Fuel GQ-6
Vitamin E 60% 0%
Vitamin C 60% 0%
Antioxidant vitamins C and E help protect against tissue damage, reduce soreness and aid in the recovery process.

Other Ingredients e-Fuel GQ-6
Vitamin B6 10% 0%
Vitamin B6 assists in the energy conversion process

Pricing e-Fuel GQ-6
Price $26.99
1.96 lb Canister
$13.65/lb

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Patrick Binienda

"I just finished a multi-day event where I ran through the Benton MacKay Trail, start to finish, over 287 miles - fueling almost exclusively on e-Fuel. Each day consisted of an average of 35 miles across some of the toughest mountain trails in the Eastern US. e-Fuel carried me through 9 days with little other nutrition except dinner meals. I have always suffered from over/under hydration using other fuels - e-Fuel is the most complete and efficient fuel I have used. My mountain adventure was a great success largely due to e-Fuel." ...
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Smyrna, Georgia
Sport: Running

Shaun Gallagher

"After having difficulty in races where my gastric system would 'lock up', I found that I simply couldn't handle gels and electrolyte pills frequently enough to support my needs. The calorie content and large amount of electrolytes in e-Fuel were a perfect balance for my training and racing needs. Because e-Fuel mixes fast and easy, it was easier for me to increase the concentration without worrying about trying to swallow a thick, clumpy drink. At Ironman Wisconsin I raced with 2 bottles of 4x concentrated e-Fuel (800+ calories per bottle) on the bike as my primary nutrition. Using eFuel helped me surpass my goal and register a 13 hour finish time with no cramping or stomach problems. " ...
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Tampa, Florida
Sport: Triathlon

David Tucker

"I'm training for Ironman Florida and during the summer months here in Florida, long bike rides take me into some really hot and humid weather. I've been struggling for 6 weeks with cramping every time my ride hit 60-65 miles in length. I read about e-Fuel and after two rides of 80+ miles with no cramping, I'm a believer!" ...
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Brandon, Florida
Sport: Triathlon

Jerry Sanders

"Been using your products for sometime now. Took a bit of a break from them, and decided to try some other brands. Using the competitors products, I was continually having leg cramps after 60 miles of riding. I switched back to e-Fuel, and no more cramps! Just finished a 110 mile 11000 feet climb this weekend! Couldn't have done it with out e-Fuel!" ...
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Glendale, California
Sport: Cycling

Carl Gordon

"I have to tell you that this stuff is great. I haven't done any thing really long yet, only rides in the 50-70 mile range, but the effects are great. Makes the hills a little less painfull and the recovery is much better. It also mixes well and tastes as good or better than the competition. I would like to really praise you on your excellent service. Your web site is perfect. I recieved prompt information regarding shipping and receiving of my shipment. You guys knew I got it before it did. That's kickin." ...
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Plano, Texas
Sport: Cycling

Kevin Brice

"I have been using e-Fuel and e-Gel for about 6 years for training and racing in triathlons, running events and cycling events. It is the one product that has continuous energy supply without highs and lows. I have especially liked having all my nutrition needs on the bike premixed in my drink, so I don't have to fumble with gel packs on the bike. At age 47 I am amazed that I am still getting faster and going farther, and I attribute part of that to having a proper energy source and electrolytes during events." ...
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Cedarburg, Wisconsin
Sport: Triathlon, Running, Cycling

Myk Nelsen

"I used to use another product but ended up in the emergency room twice for dehydration within a month and since I started using e-Fuel I have not had that problem. I think I will be using your product for quite some time, thanks for everything!" ...
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Jacksonville, North Carolina
Sport: Triathlon, Running

Tim P.

"I needed something that wouldn't cause an insulin spike. I tried e-Fuel and haven't looked back. This product helps greatly during races and allows me to 'trickle in' calories that will not have deleterious effects on my gut or performance. " ...
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WyCo, Kansas
Sport: Ultra Running

Shawn Carlisle

"I attempted a Big Bear Mountain Ride which summits at 8443 ft. Without e-Fuel and failed. 1 month later with e-Fuel, the ride was no problem. This is the BEST sports drink I have tried. Better than Accelerade or Cytomax." ...
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Highland, California
Sport: Mountain Biking

Dave Hinman

"I try to bike pretty hard for an hour or longer each morning. By the time I'm finished my clothes stick to me and I feel both drained and exhilarated. I've tried sampling almost every sport drink I can buy in Portland and I think e-Fuel is the best. It's not overly sweet, seems to do a good job replenishing what I've lost, and doesn't make my blood sugar spike." ...
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Portland, Oregon
Sport: Cycling

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