Is too much Gatorade bad?

Patient

Q: I am a landscaper and work in the extreme heat. I usually make a gallon jug of powder Gatorade a day to drink. I was wondering if this much Gatorade is more harmful than good. I know it has alot of sugar in it, but do I burn enough sugar while sweating to offset it? Thanks.

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