Maurten GEL 100 uses natural hydrogel technology and six natural ingredients, plus contains 60% carbohydrates: a high weight to energy ratio. From a technical perspective, traditional gels are water and carbohydrates simply mixed into syrups, often containing added flavours and preservatives. The GEL 100 is completely different: a biopolymer matrix, filled with a unique blend of fructose and glucose (ratio of 0.8:1) which enables uptakes of up to 100 grams of carbohydrates per hour. GEL 100 features: Natural, patent-pending hydrogel technology that enables smooth transportation of the carbohydrates through the stomach to the intestine, where the water, salt and carbohydrates are absorbed. The pH-sensitive hydrogel is made from two dietary fibers: alginate and pectin, both popular within the food industry Six natural ingredients No colorants or preservatives 60% carbohydrates – the most efficient energy source around, using the recent 0.8:1 fructose to glucose ratio to enable uptake of up to 100 grams per hour, with one serving containins 25 grams of carbohydrates Consume the GEL 100 before, during and/or after activity.