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Electrolyte tablets, though trendy, may cause stomach upset

Posted by Nancy B.

Many athletes eat chewy bars or drink electrolyte-loaded sports drinks to replace sodium and potassium lost in sweat and stay hydrated. A new option is the electrolyte-drink tablets, which is dropped into a water bottle. Deborah Shulman, a sports nutritionist in Bellvue, Colo., tested three tablets for The New York Times.
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it's very important to get the balance of electrolytes proper, not just overload on sodium and potassium. the fluid balance in the body is explained at
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