Each 4-ounce pouch of Gatorade Prime orange flavor contains 23 grams of sugar. According to Gatorade, this sugar provides vital fuel for muscles, allowing them to meet the body's demands during exercise.
Other Gatorade products contain less sugar. According to About.com, the low-calorie G2 drink contains only 7 grams of sugar per 100-gram serving. This beverage also contains just 25 calories per 100 grams. Both Gatorade Prime and G2 provide electrolytes that help to keep athletes properly hydrated during exercise. As well as sugar, Gatorade beverages contain natural flavorings, citric acid and vitamins, including vitamin B6, niacin and pantothenic acid.