Is Gatorade Good for You?

Is Gatorade Good for You?

When I wrote the Best and Worst Electrolyte Drinks in 2013, I didn’t know it would cause a major domino effect in companies changing their formulas. High fructose corn syrup, sugar, food dyes, sodium benzoate, aspartame, sucralose and “natural” flavor with a little...
Best Electrolyte Drinks for Diabetes

Best Electrolyte Drinks for Diabetes

If you have diabetes and you are looking to say hydrated with an electrolyte drink, you know it can be difficult to find one that isn’t too high in sugar and carbohydrates. If you have started an exercise regime, it can also be challenging to keep your blood...
Best and Worst Electrolyte Drinks

Best and Worst Electrolyte Drinks

Electrolytes are charged metallic “ions” that help balance fluid pressure inside our cells and control the pH of our blood. Normal nerve, heart and muscle function rely on adequate amounts of these minerals, and deficiencies can hamper performance dramatically. Water...
Fermented Electrolyte Drinks for Recovery

Fermented Electrolyte Drinks for Recovery

Everything ferments. Whether it’s fruit, vegetables, grains, milk or meat, bacteria will be attracted to it and begin to feast. The trick is to set up the environment for the beneficial bacteria that preserves our food naturally, gives it a slightly sour taste, and...
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