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Electrolytes And Hydration: How To Replenish Electrolytes

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Electrolytes And Hydration: How To Replenish Electrolytes

By Jack Chalet Electrolyte minerals are your body's electricity. Here's how to harness their power for top health. Did you know your body is electric? It's true. Your body teems with electricity, albeit at a very low level. Calcium, magnesium, potassium and sodium are your primary electrolytes, meaning that each carries an electrical charge that influences how they work and interact with cells. An electrolyte...

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Feeling Dizzy or Fatigued? Try these recipes to get hydrated

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Feeling Dizzy or Fatigued? Try these recipes to get hydrated

by RADHA MARCUM Feeling dizzy or fatigued? You may be dehydrated. Feeling parched? Don’t ignore it. Thirst is the first sign that you’re already dehydrated. We've all heard we should aim to drink eight 8-ounce glasses of water a day. But when water becomes a bore let these sippers come to the rescue. Sparkling apple cider also works well. If you prefer your drinks less...

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Good Hydration: 4 New Types of Water Packed with Nutrients

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Good Hydration: 4 New Types of Water Packed with Nutrients

These new waters do more than just hydrate by offering vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and electrolytes, too. Alkaline WaterInfused with trace minerals like calcium, magnesium, sodium, and potassium, alkaline water maintains a pH of 9.5 (neutral is 7). Enthusiasts say drinking alkaline water can counteract the effects of eating too many acid producing animal products and not enough alkaline-making produce—important for bone and muscle health. To...

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Why Electrolytes Are A Game Changer for Athletes

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Why Electrolytes Are A Game Changer for Athletes

Electrolytes are electrically charged minerals that regulate your nerve and muscle function and work with water to keep your body hydrated, too.9 Electrolytes such as sodium, potassium, chloride and calcium are depleted when you sweat and need to be replenished to help your muscles contract and maintain athletic performance.9 A literal game changer, electrolytes are vital for maintaining fluid balance and preventing an electrolyte imbalance...

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Drink More Water

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Drink More Water

Thirsty? Your body may be trying to tell you something, so listen up! The importance of keeping hydrated can’t be overstated; when the sensation of thirst is triggered, your body is asking for a refill.5 Why? Water is responsible for keeping your body functioning normally.1 Yep, you need it to live.7 Dehydration of as little as 2% loss of body weight can affect your health...

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