UF College of Medicine

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Wishlisted by Matt Mayer

In 1965 the University of Florida football coach Ray Graves requested help from his colleagues at the  University of Florida College of Medicine to create a drink which would help his athletes replenish the body fluids they lost during games. A team of scientists blended water, salts, phosphates and lemon juice to create a drink which they named after the team, the Florida Gators. After the team won the 1967 Orange bowl, Gatorade became well known in the sports community.

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1600 SW Archer Rd m509, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA

+1 352 273 7990

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