Water and Salt – Balanced Intake Are Essential for Health and Hydration

Water and salt regulate the water content in the body. Drinking water without adequate salt and potassium intake will not correct chronic dehydration. Refined salt contains additives, such as 0.01% of potassium-iodide (added to help prevent thyroid disease), sugar (added to stabilize iodine and prevent clumping), and aluminum silicate. Water and Salt – Balanced IntakeContinue reading “Water and Salt – Balanced Intake Are Essential for Health and Hydration”

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Coconut water … overhyped and understudied? 

TRIM THE FAT  COMMENT: Water, salt, banana for muscle cramps associated with exercise or dehydration. Or just plain water associated with dehydration absent the cramps. Coconut Water Does Not Improve Markers of Hydration During Sub-Maximal Exercise and Performance in a Subsequent Time Trial Compared to Water Alone. Coconut water (CW) has been among the hottestContinue reading “Coconut water … overhyped and understudied? “