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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. http://www.nytimes.com/2007/05/31/fashion/31Physical.html?ref=health
 
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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 http://www.myelectrolytes.com
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